There’s an old saying that goes along the lines of, “if you want to understand a man walk a mile [...]
By Steven G. Mehta What Would You Do if.... A lawyer tells you that he has complete control of his [...]
By Steven G. Mehta What Would You Do If.... A party states that it has a bottom line number and [...]
By Steven G. Mehta What Would You Do If..... A party receives what it considers a small counter-offer and refuses [...]
By Steven G. Mehta What Would You Do If.... A party tells you at the beginning of the mediation, my [...]
By Steven G. Mehta As many of you know, I am a member of the International Academy of Mediators -- [...]
Recently the topic of the mediator's proposal came up in a topic of conversation. Several people had different views on how the proposal should be made, if at all. I decided that this might be a nice topic for a Mediation Roundtable. The format of the roundtable is that I have given each mediator 5 questions. Each mediator's answer will be in its original form, unedited, and together. This will provide you with several different views on one topic in one place. As such, I am presenting to you the topic of Mediator's Proposal Roundtable: The Good, Bad and Ugly.