Monthly Archives: June 2012

Training in Evaluative Mediation?

Should mediation training include evaluative as well as facilitative mediation? A recent law review article complains that mediators are trained only in the facilitative style of mediation, yet the market demands an evaluative style, leaving mediators ill-equipped for real-world mediation. The article, Practical Considerations in Mediation Training: Should Mediators be Trained to Adapt to the […]

Electronic Correspondence

With apologies to the U.S. Postal Service, I just took another step towards¬†electronic-only correspondence: for the first time, I sent out information to mediation parties solely via email. Until now*, I have always followed up the email and attachments with a printed paper version sent via U.S. mail. This time, with the attorneys’ consent, I […]