Category Archives: Family Arbitration

Lawyers not getting enough trial experience?

When I was a young lawyer I conducted several trials. I found them stressful for me and insanely expensive for the client. But, thanks to the success of mediation and arbitration, today’s young lawyers are not getting the chance to learn that lesson first hand. An article in Lexpert says that trials are vanishing, because mediation and arbitration are usually …

Mediation-Arbitration: a useful process

I just completed a survey for a colleague who is writing a paper on the growing use of mediation-   arbitration. For people with difficult, deeply-rooted disputes, this can be a very useful process. It offers them the opportunity to resolve the matter — hopefully quickly, confidentially and effectively–with someone in whom they have great confidence. A good mediator-arbitrator is a …