In a recent trilogy of short articles for The Lawyer’s Daily, ADR@SGR mediator Mitchell Rose wrote about how lawyers can maximize settlement opportunities at mediation in various types of civil disputes, including wrongful dismissal, personal injury and real property matters.
This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc.
How To Sabotage a Mediation: An Impractical Guide for Lawyers – Canadian Lawyer
There is a mediation scheduled for this case next week. I believe it is either mandatory under the Rules of Civil Procedure or, in a moment of rare weakness, I reluctantly agreed to it… Read more
Not Necessarily Trial but Trial If Necessary: York University v. Markicevic and Why Mediation Matters – Canadian Lawyer
In the early 1600s, William Shakespeare, writing through the voice of Hamlet, complained of “the law’s delay” during that most famous of soliloquies… Read more
The Art of Litigating Clearly – Canadian Lawyer
“We’re just being reasonable”; “Come on, be rational!”; “You’re not thinking clearly!”
Lawyers and parties often make or hear statements such as these in the course of litigation… Read more
No Justice for Paper in the Legal Profession – Toronto Star
Lawyers love their paper. One Toronto law firm says it goes through millions of pieces a year.All the more reason for the profession to embrace the digital age, critics say… Read more
Tag team in this corner can fight or settle – The Lawyer’s Daily (formerly The Lawyers Weekly)
Toronto mediator and lawyer Mitchell Rose had an unusual suggestion when he approached Toronto-based litigator Paul Feldman a few years ago: why not form a legal tag team, with Feldman… Read more
Lawyers to Consider Opening Statements in Joint Sessions – Law Times
Lawyers who avoid opening statements in mediation joint sessions should reconsider their approach, according to a Canadian mediator… Read more