Conflict Quote — Maya Angelou

“Each of us is so much alike, & yet at the same time we are so different, & I have a feeling that if you encountered difficulty, and I with my age encountered the same difficulty, I would respond one way, & you would respond another. Neither would be right...

Arbitration Clauses Must be Complete

Arbitration is essentially hiring a private judge to make a decision in a dispute.  If the arbitration is binding, there are few grounds to appeal that award. Arbitration is a creation of contract.  Generally, all parties must agree to enter arbitration to resolve...

Top 10 Read Posts on the Blog in 2017

Here are the top 10 read blog posts in 2017: What are your chances at trial? How well do plaintiffs and defendants do in state civil courts? Gamesmanship In A Lawsuit And Discovery Can Cost You Do Retired Judges Make Good Mediators? Are Hugs at Work Sexual Harassment?...

Mediation vs. Arbitration

Many people confuse arbitration with mediation.  They are not the same thing and they are not interchangeable.  On this blog, I rarely delve into the world of politics and international relations.  However, I will given a comment made by President Trump on his trip to...