by Eric Galton.
What can lawyers do to improve their mediation outcomes? Successful outcomes, Eric Galton says, start when the lawyers are setting up the mediation itself. Galton walks through a comprehensive list of issues to consider, including who should attend, when and what type of settlement documents should be exchanged in advance of a mediation, and tips on working effectively with the mediator. Preparation is, not surprisingly, the key to a successful mediation.