Mediation skills

Common Mistakes That Occur in Mediation

August 28, 2012

Most civil lawsuits in the United States are settled at mediation or similar types of settlement conferences. Robert Burns, professor of law at Northwestern University, reports that only 2 percent of all federal civil lawsuits went to trial in 2002, a significant decrease from the 1960s (12 percent) and the 1920s (20 percent). With mediation […]

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Developing Useful Conflict Resolution Skills

July 26, 2012

The following is a guest blog post by Letha Townsend discussing effective mediation skills, including conflict resolution skills, which can be useful in a personal injury setting. No matter how much you grow and learn, there will still be conflicts in your life. Effective conflict resolution skills will continue to benefit you throughout the years. […]

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