Mediation <ul><li>Creative Mediation Practice Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Hon. Sol Casseb, III. </li></ul>
Don’t Pre-Mediate
Let Your Client Do The Talking
All Decision-Makers Must Be Present
No Half Days: All In or All Out
Don’t Piecemeal Your Negotiation
Know Your Issues
Use The Confidential Mediation Form
Trunk of the Car Rule
Client Control and Decision-Making
Write As You Go...
Make MSA a Partition
Mediator As Arbitrator
Play the Mediation Game
Let Mediator Help Formulate Offers
Change Your Point of View
Bad Settlement Good Lawsuit
Present Day Values in Defined Benefit Plans
Don’t Pony Up The Bottom Line
Mediator Generated Settlement Proposals
Waive ‘Best Interest?’
Good Mediators Never Quit
Always Leave Something on the Table
Mediators Are Lawyers Too
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  1. 1. Mediation <ul><li>Creative Mediation Practice Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Hon. Sol Casseb, III. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Don’t Pre-Mediate
  3. 3. Let Your Client Do The Talking
  4. 4. All Decision-Makers Must Be Present
  5. 5. No Half Days: All In or All Out
  6. 6. Don’t Piecemeal Your Negotiation
  7. 7. Know Your Issues
  8. 8. Use The Confidential Mediation Form
  9. 9. Trunk of the Car Rule
  10. 10. Client Control and Decision-Making
  11. 11. Write As You Go...
  12. 12. Make MSA a Partition
  13. 13. Mediator As Arbitrator
  14. 14. Play the Mediation Game
  15. 15. Let Mediator Help Formulate Offers
  16. 16. Change Your Point of View
  17. 17. Bad Settlement Good Lawsuit
  18. 18. Present Day Values in Defined Benefit Plans
  19. 19. Don’t Pony Up The Bottom Line
  20. 20. Mediator Generated Settlement Proposals
  21. 21. Waive ‘Best Interest?’
  22. 22. Good Mediators Never Quit
  23. 23. Always Leave Something on the Table
  24. 24. Mediators Are Lawyers Too

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