Judges, lawyers and client are considering using mediation as a way to resolve their differences often want to know what the process offers. Making the decision to mediate can be difficult, but choosing mediation, instead of litigation often is the best option for all involved. Below are some general positives about mediation.
- Decision making on the resolution of the case is decided by the parties involved and not by a group of people (Jury) that may or may not have any perception of what is fair for all.
- The parties have control over the process and have the power to make informed decisions about their case.
- The cost of mediating a case is much less than a traditional jury trial.
- Most mediations end in a win/win situation, where all parties have a dispute that has been resolved.
- Parties benefit by quicker resolution of their differences than years of litigation.
- Resolving cases at mediation allows Judges and the Court time to handle those cases that need to be litigated. Mediation allows for judicial efficiency.
- “The only good case is a closed case.”
Raynard was an insurance adjuster prior to attending law school. This unique training has allowed for his mediation practice to prosper with understanding of what is needed from the defense/insurance perspective and understanding what is needed from the plaintiff’s perspective.
- Mediation including multi-party issues.
- Spanish speaking mediation.
- Settlement conferences/Facilitations.
- Facts based and/or damaged based evaluations.
- Cross cultural mediations.
- Pepperdine University Law Straus Institute “Mediating the Litigated Case” Seminar participant (2016).
- Arbitration (Panel or Single).
- Multiple conference rooms available.
- Will travel as needed or requested at reduced rate.
- Will work with parties whose clients have unique economic circumstances so that the process of mediation efficient.
- Guardian ad litem (Tort/PI).
- Personal Representative (PI).