ACTION ITEM: From Preparing for Multiparty Mediation — Part Three

Action Item.  Issues relating to first offer arrangements, non-monetary terms, settlement documentation, number of sessions, and use of an assistant mediator need to be discussed in advance by the mediator with parties and their attorneys to prepare for multiparty mediation sessions.

Advance communications on subjects identified in this three-part series will significantly enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of multiparty mediation sessions.