We recently concluded a complicated case of civil litigation through mediation and settlement. Sometimes, that is the best way to end the drain on parties, stop the stream of spending on litigation costs and bring clients peace of mind in knowing they got what they needed and ended the dispute.
This article, written by a mediator, discusses some pitfalls that many lawyers fall into in mediations.
We know when our role is to fight, and we know when it's to facilitate settlement. That's the art of being a good advocate.