Mediation? Mediation is not a
legally binding process. It is a strategy
for conflict resolution whereby
participants, with the help of a neutral
third party mediator, arrive at solutions
together in a collective and collaborative
fashion. Solutions are encouraged but never
How long will the mediation take and
how much will it cost? Unfortunately,
it is hard to predict with precision how
long a mediation will take or how much
mediation will cost. These issues depend
primarily on how agreeable the participants
are. My hourly rate will vary depending on
the complexities of the case and travel
distance. I will be as specific as possible
in these regards once I have a better
understanding of your situation.
What types of issues do you mediate? The services of
Mediating Solutions are highly specialized.
We repair and heal interpersonal
relationships that occur in the workplace.
The issues we see often involve the feelings
associated with being taken for granted,
unappreciated, or under valued. We also help
resolve issues arising from resentment,
jealousy or even hostility.
Some employers have utilized our expert
services to preclude legal action when there
are concerns of harassment, wrongful
termination and other litigious matters.
What are our chances for success? Over the years,
I have been successful in resolving
approximately 90% of all cases presented for
we don't reach an agreement? In mediation,
discussions and materials are confidential.
If no mediated Agreement is reached,
evidence of the mediation discussions,
mediation materials and any draft mediation
resolution will not be admissible in court
or any other adversarial proceeding.
pays for mediation? Employers,
pay for mediation as a service and benefit
to their employees.
else can I do to prepare? Perhaps the most
important thing any mediating party can do
to ensure a satisfying and successful
mediation experience is to prepare for the
mediation discussions by seeking clarity as
to your interests and positive intentions,
as well as the ways those desires can be
satisfied. I look forward to working with