Max Factor III

Max Factor III Max Factor III is a full-time neutral, specializing in Real Estate, Business Contracts, Consumer Torts, Employment and Partnership Dissolutions. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators, and past President of the Southern California Mediation Association.


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Website: www.FactorMediation.com.

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From Max Factor (10/16/13)
Besides supporting my website and newsletter, the way mediate.com integrates and consolidates the mediation community is invaluable. It keeps me and my peers in close touch and up to date with all kinds of developments in related areas. Congratulations to Jim Melamed and his highly professional team, on this, their 500th newsletter issue. Max Factor III

An Angry Negotiator Is Too Often Happy To Strike A Poor Deal (01/28/08)
"Anger makes dull men witty — but it keeps them poor." Academic researchers have conducted dozens of empirical studies and concluded that Elizabeth is still correct. The angry negotiator, when cast in the role of the buyer, pays more money than necessary and yet feels happy about the result. Moreover, the angry negotiator will sell,/I> more cheaply and be happy about that result, too.

From Max Factor III (09/04/07)
Congratulations to the Mediate.com Newsletter on its 200th issue. The Mediate.com Newsletter is an e-mail I truly welcome every couple of weeks, offering both the accessibility to publication for many mediators with valuable advice, insights and experience, as well as the commercial opportunity to present our practice skills to private practice attorneys and corporate counsel. I look forward to the 500th issue!

From Max Factor (08/31/07)
Congratulations to the Mediate.com Newsletter on its 200th issue. The Mediate.com Newsletter is an e-mail I truly welcome every couple of weeks, offering both the accessibility to publication for many mediators with valuable advice, insights and experience, as well as the commercial opportunity to present our practice skills to private practice attorneys and corporate counsel. I look forward to the 500th issue!

Better Practice Tip: Recognized Exceptions to Mediation Confidentiality and Remedies That Every Litigator Should Know (07/18/05)
What about real problems with mediation cases. You observe that the mediator simply favors one side. Or, a party appears medicated, unable to appreciate the meaning of the settlement. Can anything be done? In many cases, the answer is yes.

Thirty FAQ’s for California Mediators on Ethical Minefields Involving Business, Construction, Employment and Real Estate Mediations (12/01/03)
This article was prepared to support a presentation to the Southern California Mediation Association's 15th Annual Conference, held in November 2003 at Pepperdine Law School, Straus Institute.

The Trouble with Foxgate and Rojas: When Should Public Policy Interests Require that Mediation Confidentiality in California be Subject to Certain Common Sense Exceptions? (06/16/03)
This article considers the possible implications of the Rojas and Foxgate decisions on the scope of Mediation Confidentiality in litigated cases.