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Mediation Myths – Continuation

This is a continuation of last year’s reflections on mediation practice, which are available as a free e-book on the Brice Mediation webpage.

  • Who chooses the mediator?
  • Credible objectivity.
  • Bidding against oneself.
  • Pre-planned negotiation limits.
  • In good faith.
  • Authority.
  • Co-party positions: The relevance of relativity.

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“Other Peoples’ Money.” Almost everyone finds it easy, or at least less painful, to spend other people’s money. In the context of mediation, this can mean that contributions from co-defendants can create a settlement fund that satisfies the plaintiff(s) without crushing any one defendant. In other words, it is sometimes wise Continue reading Mediation Myths – Continuation