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Avoiding Hobson’s choice in Mediation: Five Proven Strategies

The decision to mediate was an easy choice. It was faster, more expedient and less expensive then going to trial, and the upcoming mediation seemed to portend a positive result. Our hypothetical 5-year litigator has spent hours reviewing the case, both alone and with his client. He seems to have the “right” amount of client […]

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Does Duality Precede Conflict Resolution?

When I think about what causes “conflict” to occur, I am reminded of the duality that is inherent in our world. For example, duality may be illustrated by day and night, male and female, black and white, positive and negative, front and back, high and low, up and down, sun and moon, summer and winter, […]

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