Should Court Mediators Be Lawyers?

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com’s 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020.

Frank Sander discusses how ironically, there has been an ongoing battle within the court system of whether or not mediators need to be lawyers to practice within the courts. Sander voted they didn’t need to be lawyers, which was the majority opinion.

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Frank Sander

Professor Frank Sander was a leading expert on alternative methods of dispute resolution and is one of the pioneers of the field. Among other innovations, one of his early papers put forth the idea of the "Multi-Door Courthouse," a court system that helps direct disputants to the most appropriate route to… MORE >

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