Mediation

The Value of Truce

To a hammer, all the world is nails. How we view disputes is often the result of our personal perspective and values.  As an attorney, I often give this advice when asked for cocktail party legal advice. “Do I have a claim for this?” “Can’t I sue for that?” “Is that legal?” To a clever…

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Mediation: an Alternative Way to Resolve Disputes

At the beginning of any dispute, both sides KNOW that they are right and KNOW that they are going to be able to prove it. Yet, the truth is that that what you think at the beginning of a dispute isn’t often how things end up. Initially, the parties are physically, emotionally, or financially hurt…

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