Linda Singer discusses the hardships in mediation training - it's expensive and there's no consensus on what type of training is most effective. Singer feels an apprenticeship with a professional is essential in the training process.
Linda R. Singer, Esq. has been a leader in the field of ADR for more than 30 years, as a mediator, arbitrator, lawyer, teacher, and author. Linda Singer joined JAMS as part of the merger with ADR Associates in 2004. She has mediated, arbitrated, and facilitated disputes in a variety of business, legal, technical, insurance, interpersonal, and public policy contexts. She also has served as a federal district court special master. Known for her expertise in resolving tough cases, clients extol Ms. Singer’s intelligence, tenacity, and ability to work through complex issues and with difficult parties.