How to Mediate Amid a Power Imbalance

How to Mediate Amid a Power Imbalance

Though mediation is intended to provide a neutral, fair environment for the resolution of disputes, it often does not begin as a level playing field. One party may hold a significant advantage in terms of finances, legal advice or more personal factors. Is it the job of a competent mediator to address this imbalance?

Read the complete story here.

Featured Mediators

ad
View all

Read these next

Category

Joint Sessions: More Arrows in the Mediation Advocacy Quiver

This article was originally published in the Advocate, September 2013.An attorney can maximize success in mediation by using one or more types of joint session processes during some part of...

By Caroline Vincent, Daniel Ben-Zvi
Category

Lead Without Bullying

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillWe’re reading a lot these days about leaders who bully.  In “When the Boss is a Bully”, a recent NY Times article points out that...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Category

Arbitration Now: Opportunities for Fairness, Process Renewal and Invigoration

Review by: The Aternative Newsletter Editor, Robert Kirkman Collins Published by: (American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, 1999; ISBN 1-57073-734-7, 273 pp.)This volume is a collection of essays emerging...

By Robert Kirkman Collins

Find a Mediator

X
X
X