Selecting a Disputes Mediator for your Florida Case

Mediation is a pivotal point in your clients’ cases, no matter what type of disputes there may be. Since the goal of mediation is settlement, your clients are presented with the opportunity to participate in determining how their cases are to be resolved, a luxury that trial courts cannot afford them. In Florida, the ability of the disputes mediator selected to conduct the mediation will often make the difference between settling the case and declaring an impasse. There are a multitude of disputes mediators in Florida, but keeping a few points in mind will help you narrow your selection and... Read More

Mediation Techniques to Help Your Clients Settle Their Florida Cases

Florida mediation has proved successful in a vast array of cases, ranging from emotional custody battles to complicated environmental disputes. A successful mediation requires the efforts of the parties, their attorneys, and the mediator. To increase the likelihood of success in a Florida mediation session, there are several steps you may take. Typically, you speak for your client. In the courtroom, your clients usually do not have much opportunity to share their stories with the judge and jury, aside from the questions you ask while they are on the witness stand. In mediation, however, your clients have the chance to... Read More

The Benefits of Mediation for Foreclosure Case Lawyers and Clients in Miami

Foreclosure cases are often stressful and emotional. Lawyers who handle foreclosure cases in Miami, whether they represent the lender or the property owner, know that these cases can also be difficult for the parties involved. Instead of using traditional methods of resolving foreclosure cases, many Miami attorneys have used mediation with greater success. The first benefit that mediation offers in foreclosure cases is the reduced expense for all parties involved. Even if the lender is a bank worth billions of dollars, cutting costs wherever possible is always an advantage. If your clients are homeowners in financial trouble, they will be... Read More

Explaining the Expenses of Commercial Business Litigation to Your Clients

Although most individuals understand that hiring a commercial business litigation attorney and pursuing a case in the Florida court system is an expensive process, most clients have a difficult time understanding how they end up spending tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees and costs—especially if they do not prevail at the end of the case. To avoid frustration from your clients, it pays to explain in advance of litigation just how expensive this process becomes. Many attorneys tell their clients that a case may end up costing tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars... Read More

Using Mediation in Complex Contract Disputes

Contract disputes are time-consuming and often confusing cases for both clients and their attorneys. Contract disputes arise between individuals, between businesses, or, in some cases, between an individual and a business. These cases can sometimes involve dozens of parties, multiple issues, various jurisdictions, and mountains of paperwork. Although it may seem overwhelming to attempt to mediate one of these cases, it is entirely possible—and will likely lead to settlement. Contract dispute resolution, particularly mediation, settles a high percentage of cases in Florida. Once the parties to a dispute agree to try to resolve their differences in mediation, settlement becomes much... Read More