Mediation Practice From a Veteran

Park, W. Anthony
May 2013
Advocate (05154987);May2013, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p42
Academic Journal
The article discusses the roles of mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in a legal practice as of May 2013, focusing on practical tips and strategies for Idaho attorneys that wish to participate in the mediation process. Pre-mediation position statements and settlement ranges are addressed, along with pleadings, discovery responses, and the legal obligations of mediators. Side-bar conferences and the civil litigation process are also examined.


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