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Preparation and Negotiation Strategies for Mediation

OnDemand Webinar (82 minutes)

Learn negotiation strategies and preparation tactics to utilize next time your case goes to mediation.Negotiation of disputes, whether directly, with another party, state, or federal agency, judge, or with the use of a mediator, is highly prevalent today throughout the U.S. and around the globe. This topic presented by an experienced negotiator and mediator will give you the essential tools to negotiate any dispute and to be more effective and successful in representing your interests directly or in a more formal mediation or settlement conference. This material is critical and valuable to anyone with responsibility for negotiating and resolving disputes, charges, or litigation.

Authors

Michael W. Hawkins, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Agenda

Mediation vs. Arbitration

• Mediation Is Distinct From Arbitration

• Is Mediation a Wise Choice?

Considerations When Preparing for Negotiations and Mediation Session

• Interests

• Prioritize

• Alternatives

• Options

• Objectivity-Legitimacy

• Relationships

• Communications

• Commitment

• Working With Mediator

• Best and Worst Alternative

Settlement Agreement