Posted on: Wed, 01/15/2020

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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