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Effective mediation differs dramatically from a judicial settlement conference because it utilizes a model of active participation by all participants, especially the parties. This article discusses the purposes served by attorneys allowing the active participation by their clients in mediation.
Litigate Or Mediate?: Mediation As An Alternative To Lawsuits
Mediating a case before a lawsuit is filed enables the parties to present their case to a mutually selected neutral person before any money is spent on litigation. The cost of mediating a case is minimal compared to the costs incurred through the life of a lawsuit. 6 Comments