What’s your experience as a mediator?
Tell us about your experience on the bench and as a practicing attorney and how that helped to prepare you to be a neutral.
What’s the most rewarding aspect of your work as a neutral?
How should one go about hiring a mediator — What traits and experience should one look for?
Tell us about any scholarly lectures or writings you’ve done.
When is the best time to mediate in the life of a case – pre-suit, pre-discovery, post discovery?
Why does Minnesota mandate mediation in all civil cases before a trial is allowed?
Are there any types of cases that are not well suited for mediation?
What special attributes does a lawyer with judicial experience bring to the mediation process?
What is the “brackets” concept in mediation?
What’s the best way to get to the brackets process in mediation?
Who makes the first move within the established brackets once the parties agree to use that process?
How do you keep parties moving towards a resolution once settlement progress has stopped?