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Posted on: Jul 10, 2018

There are three important parties to maintain positive relationships with when you're an attorney preparing for mediation: the client, the mediator and opposing counsel. To prepare for a successful mediation, make sure you follow these steps.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2018

Preparation for mediation is critical. It is as critical as preparing for a trial. 85 to 90 percent of all civil cases settle at mediation or shortly thereafter and well before a jury trial. Therefore, to approach mediation as something that simply will pass and you do all your preparation for trial, is a mistake, on behalf of your client.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2018

This is the first in a series of articles by Schoenherr focusing on efficiency in arbitration. In our series, we will explore various tools which serve to improve the efficiency of any given arbitration and so achieve a favorable outcome without wasting resources.

Posted on: May 10, 2018

If you don’t get the result the client likes at trial, they blame the attorney. It is much more difficult for a client to explain why they settled a case. In other words, settlement benefits both lawyers and litigants alike.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2018

On March 28, 2018 the Indiana Court Of Appeals issued a non-published decision noting that a party walking out of mediation without notifying the mediator or attorneys was support for an attorney fee award, apparently being relevant evidence before the trial court. 

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