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Mediation Preparation Tips and Tools

January 22, 2018

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Michael Geiger

Mediation Preparation Tips and Tools For any even modestly seasoned litigator, the mediation process is recognized as a staple element in the life of any litigation. Even where the parties may see little value in mediation, virtually all court rules now mandate mediation or some other form of ADR prior to trial. In other courts, […]

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Maria, Irma, Harvey and Rule 108

November 6, 2017

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Michael Geiger

Maria, Irma, Harvey and Rule 108 “Catastrophic”, “Extraordinary”, “Disastrous”, and unfortunately “Fatal” aptly have been used to describe the monumental hurricanes of 2017. As the lives of those impacted are slowly placed back together, we must not lose our spirit of involvement to assist as possible. Even with this utter devastation, I am constantly (pleasantly) […]

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Lessons from Louie

October 30, 2017

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Michael Geiger

Lessons from Louie I continue to learn from my four legged friend, Louie, and you can too! The last few months for me could best be described as transformative. After 28 years of practicing law in established, formal settings (court system, large law firms, and in-house), I have started my own Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) […]

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Apologies in Mediation

October 18, 2017

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michael@geigermediation.com

Few issues evoke more passionate responses from mediation participants than whether a mere apology should be offered. One line of thinking is that an apology signals weakness, or worse, represents an admission of wrongdoing. To avoid that risk, an apology should never be given. Another approach is that an apology acknowledges that the other side […]

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