By:Harold Coleman, Jr., Esq., SVP, Mediator/Executive Director, AAA Mediation.org
Neil Carmichael, M.A, Vice President, Education, Educational Services, AAA
Reaching a mutually acceptable outcome—or at least a sense of gratification—through mediated settlement discussions primarily depends on two key variables.
- Pre-mediation preparation—substantive, emotional, and attitudinal, and
- The willingness of the parties to work together cooperatively, rather than adversarially.
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