Mediation Best Practices

Moving Forward! Mediate via Zoom or Teleconference

In this new normal, wherever possible we should do what we can to keep moving forward. I have extensive experience mediating matters by teleconference and online. Please reach out to either book a new mediation or convert a previously booked one to proceed via teleconference or online during this time of social distancing. Book a

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Presentation & Discussion on Arbitration & Mediation Best Practices

I wanted to thank Geoffrey Keating for inviting me to speak about Arbitration & Mediation Best Practices at Kostyniuk and Greenside ( on July 18, 2018. It was a lively and interactive discussion. It started with a wide range of questions – an “Ask an Adjudicator Session”. We then moved on to cover the following

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Establishing rapport with the Mediator may be to the detriment of the Parties

Interesting article about how establishing rapport with the Mediator may be to the detriment of the Parties.  According to the article, several recent studies show the more time spent in caucus is associated with parties feeling better about the mediator but also with the parties feeling worse about their situation and the other party.

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