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Posted by Ed Weiss
07/21/2015 at 08:22 AM
One of the great benefits of being a law student and being trained in the critical disciplines of a legal approach to problem-solving is that all doors remain open to you in terms of your career path and progression.  This is true upon graduation, after taking (and passing!) the bar, after serving in a judicial clerkship or, frankly, at any time along one’s progression over the years as a lawyer at a firm, a business and for those engaged in public service.  Today more than ever, businesses, companies and enterprises of all kinds truly value the ability to problem-solve and exercise...
Posted by Bruce Kogan
07/08/2015 at 07:08 AM
“Why do you do this?” is a question that I am often asked in the midst of a contentious mediation.  When two people (or two groups of people) are experiencing significant differences – significant enough that their dispute has either found its way into court or has risen to the level that both sides recognize that they are stuck in a conflict spiraling out of their own control – it is only then that a judge may refer them to mediation (or that the parties or their counsel request that a mediator get involved). This is where I come in. My job is to try to see if my intervention as a...