New In Alternatives: What Makes for Mediation Success? (Web)

The September Alternatives is hitting mailboxes this week with hard data on what makes a mediation a success, and why it fails.  The cover story analyzes the results of three surveys of practitioners and mediators by ADR scholar/practitioners Stephen B. Goldberg,of Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, and Margaret Shaw, of JAMS' New York office and an adjunct at New York University School of Law--analysis that will tell you how you have to adjust your approach to mediation representation to maximize your chances for the results your clients seek.