Mind of the Master Mediator


Dear readers, this resource comprises the first compiled edition of Mind of the Master Mediator, a popular blog series by David S. Ross, a JAMS Mediator and Columbia Law School Adjunct Professor

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I’m fascinated by mediators. To be more precise, I’m fascinated by the best mediators. And, to be even more precise, I’m fascinated by mediators who can, with extraordinary consistency, find ways to settle the most complicated and seemingly intractable disputes.

I call them “Master Mediators.” They are the full-time JAMS neutrals who handle the most interesting and challenging cases, their overflowing caseloads a testament to consistent success and the envy of aspiring mediators, and even some established ones.

What makes them so effective? What separates them from the pack? And how do they manage to parachute into one difficult dispute after another and get everybody who’s fighting to say “yes”?

These questions, and others, inspired me to find out.

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