What’s your experience as a mediator?
What’s the most rewarding aspect of your work as a neutral?
What is your philosophy as a mediator?
How should one go about hiring a mediator — What traits and experience should one look for?
Are you on any boards or have you had any leadership positions in the Bar or your community?
What impact does mediation have on the overall cost of litigation?
What special attributes does a lawyer with judicial experience bring to the mediation process?
What is a Consensual Special Master?
Is it wise to get the parties to sign a mediated settlement agreement once the issues are resolved?
How do you deal with details that may arise after a mediated settlement agreement is signed?
How do you start the mediation session: with all parties and counsel in the same or separate rooms?
How important is mediator preparation in the success of the mediation process?
If you had one piece of advice for clients entering the mediation process, what would it be?
What advice would you give to lawyers entering the mediation process?
What are the pitfalls participants in the mediation process need to avoid?