Category Archives: power

The Imbibing Idiot

Most people in mediation don’t fully realize that many — if not all– of the issues that are in question — liability, damages, cause, effect, consequences, good faith, ability to perform, etc..are affected by the perception that is created throughout the litigation and mediation.  The reality is that perception is reality, not the other way [...] Continue reading

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Writing as a Tool To Heal and Gain Control In Mediation

By Steven G. Mehta In many mediations, I am ofton confronted with the question of client control.  Does the other lawyer have “client control,” I am often asked.  Many times, the lawyer tells me that he or she has no client control.  Indeed, in a mediation last week, I experienced a case where the lawyer [...] Continue reading

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