Commercial mediation grows in 30 years


Organically published Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on 5-17-2012

This year marks the 30th anniversary of JAMS (previously, EnDispute) in Chicago. Complex commercial mediation matured significantly in those three decades. What have we learned and how will commercial mediation impact the practice of law?

Here’s what have we learned:

There is no “best way” to mediate. Like transactional counsel and trial lawyers, experienced mediators use a variety of personal styles. While there is no one best way, we learned procedural options that substantially affect the quality of the process.

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Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, General Business Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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