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Opening Statements in Mediation

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The objective of a mediation opening statement is not about the truth of what happened, but the risks of litigation. Published in Section of Litigation-Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Points, February…
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Negotiation Advice: Who Should Open?

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The open is an important aspect of any negotiation, and it is wise to spend preparation time analyzing and considering your own preferred strategy as well as that of your…
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7 Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age

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Video interview with Veronique Fraser and Joan Stearns Johnsen on Keys to Unlock Mediation's Golden Age .   Manon Schonewille interviews Veronique Fraser and Joan Stearns Johnsen on "7 Keys…
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Enhancing Women’s Skills in Dispute Resolution

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Groundbreaking Women in Construction August 25, 2020 Dispute avoidance and early dispute resolution are important legal strategies for which attorneys need well developed skills. This panel will enhance lawyers’ existing…
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“Schein”-ing a Light on Circuit Splits — Non-Signatories, Delegation, and the Coming Battle Over Arbitration Discovery Under 28 U.S.C. § 1782

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A Houston, Miami, Seattle and Washington, D.C. Chapter Webinar Collaboration September 15, 20201:00 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT Circuit court splits have caught the Supreme Court’s attention over the past year,…
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7th Key-Usage: Expand the Value of Mediation Into Deal-Making

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by Veronique Fraser, Joan Stearns Johnse   for Mediate.com | July 2020   Mediation takes many forms and has many facets. It is a malleable process that parties and neutrals…

Preparing For Your First Arbitration Pre Hearing Conference

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This is an audio presentation answering the questions: Is there a difference when preparing for litigating in court versus litigating in arbitration and do the forms of arbitration differ? What…
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How to Negotiate by Email

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What Should You Consider if You Plan to Negotiate By Email? As technology evolves, we evolve with it. Lawyers who once would not ever communicate by email now regularly conduct…
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Why Your Arbitrator/Mediator Is Biased

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Yes, your arbitrator, your mediator, your judge, your jury is biased. Litigators seek an unbiased panel when what they should really do is to understand that no panel, or jury,…
March 7, 2021 in Articles

Opening Statements in Mediation

The objective of a mediation opening statement is not about the truth of what happened, but the risks of litigation. Published in Section of Litigation-Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Points, February…
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January 18, 2021 in Articles

Negotiation Advice: Who Should Open?

The open is an important aspect of any negotiation, and it is wise to spend preparation time analyzing and considering your own preferred strategy as well as that of your…
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August 29, 2020 in News & Updates

7 Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age

Video interview with Veronique Fraser and Joan Stearns Johnsen on Keys to Unlock Mediation's Golden Age .   Manon Schonewille interviews Veronique Fraser and Joan Stearns Johnsen on "7 Keys…
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August 29, 2020 in News & Updates, Speaking Engagements

Enhancing Women’s Skills in Dispute Resolution

Groundbreaking Women in Construction August 25, 2020 Dispute avoidance and early dispute resolution are important legal strategies for which attorneys need well developed skills. This panel will enhance lawyers’ existing…
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August 29, 2020 in News & Updates, Speaking Engagements

“Schein”-ing a Light on Circuit Splits — Non-Signatories, Delegation, and the Coming Battle Over Arbitration Discovery Under 28 U.S.C. § 1782

A Houston, Miami, Seattle and Washington, D.C. Chapter Webinar Collaboration September 15, 20201:00 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT Circuit court splits have caught the Supreme Court’s attention over the past year,…
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August 27, 2020 in Articles, News & Updates

7th Key-Usage: Expand the Value of Mediation Into Deal-Making

by Veronique Fraser, Joan Stearns Johnse   for Mediate.com | July 2020   Mediation takes many forms and has many facets. It is a malleable process that parties and neutrals…
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August 20, 2020 in News & Updates, Taped Advice

Preparing For Your First Arbitration Pre Hearing Conference

This is an audio presentation answering the questions: Is there a difference when preparing for litigating in court versus litigating in arbitration and do the forms of arbitration differ? What…
Read More
August 20, 2020 in Articles, News & Updates

How to Negotiate by Email

What Should You Consider if You Plan to Negotiate By Email? As technology evolves, we evolve with it. Lawyers who once would not ever communicate by email now regularly conduct…
Read More
August 20, 2020 in Articles, News & Updates

Why Your Arbitrator/Mediator Is Biased

Yes, your arbitrator, your mediator, your judge, your jury is biased. Litigators seek an unbiased panel when what they should really do is to understand that no panel, or jury,…
Read More