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Finding Your Diamond In The Rough Mediator

Finding Your Diamond In The Rough Mediator

Are all mediators the same? I wonder how many lawyers think this is true or maybe they categorize us into a couple of groups: Super-experienced, go-to mediators; Retired Judges; and Everyone else I am challenging you to think beyond this paradigm. The first two groups...
Understanding and Using Psychology in Mediation

Understanding and Using Psychology in Mediation

I was fortunate enough to be asked to contribute an article (co-authored with the fantastic Ken Chackes) for the Bar Association Of Metro St. Louis (BAMSL) spring edition of the St. Louis Bar Journal focusing on Alternative Dispute Resolution. We decided to explore...
Moving Forward As An Attorney In The Pandemic

Moving Forward As An Attorney In The Pandemic

2020 was a year of slowing down. Everyone’s day-to-day life – no matter your profession or where you live – looks drastically different today than it did a year ago. In my industry, lawyers have had to mourn the loss of sometimes the most rewarding parts of their job...