Monday, August 08, 2005

Success In Mediation Is Not Just About Settlement!

This is not heresy. It’s actually enlightened thinking by an appellate court in England according to this article in The Lawyer. Take a look – it’s interesting! Are judges here on par with this line of thought?

There’s another aspect to this also as set forth in Florida’s Rules for Certified and Court-Appointed Mediators, Rule 10.200, Scope and Purpose which states in part:

Whether the parties involved in a mediation choose to resolve their dispute is secondary in importance to whether the mediator conducts the mediation in accordance with these ethical standards.

See, we’re not alone in our thinking – the English court takes another step forward!

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