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Use mediation to grow your practice

Use mediation to grow your practice

By Rebecca Carroll-Bell

Dispute Resolution Mediation 


Why mediate? What stops lawyers from recommending mediation early in disputes? Snapshot When you recommend mediation to your clients, you are offering them: a quicker, more efficient resolution a less expensive process the flexibility to reach a solution that suits their unique needs the opportunity to be involved in shaping the final outcome a more satisfying overall experience. Mediation should be considered early and often in disputes large and small. Here are three reasons to use mediation more often and how it can help grow your practice. Mediation is efficient Not only is mediation less expensive than taking a matter to trial, it can be quicker, in terms of getting a date and the duration of the process. Mediation can be concluded in one day, and the parties leave with a signed agreement. A trial may last more than one day, and then the court may take weeks or months to deliver the decision.

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