mediation Archive

What is the Verdict on Virtual Mediations?

While courts have ground nearly to a halt on civil matters during the COVID-19 pandemic, mediations are moving again.  Some are proceeding in person, while others are taking place on a virtual platform like Zoom, and some others are a hybrid of both. Having conducted a good number of all of these different types of […]

Dealing with a Problem Project

”Any Construction Project Is a Problem In Progress” What separates successful owners, contractors and subcontractors from the unsuccessful ones is the ability to effectively manage those problems. Through the effective management of problems with good people, problems can be resolved without deteriorating into serious disputes, or if disputes occur, they can be more timely and […]

Legal Risks + How To Avoid Them

On March 30, 2020, Don Gregory spoke with Doug Houser from Rea & Associates on their Unsuitable podcast. On his episode, Legal Risks And How To Avoid Them, Don provided some legal tips on how to avoid trouble. You can listen to the full podcast episode here.

Remember These Ten Commandments of Mediation

As more lawyers and clients are dealing with mediation on a regular basis, following these “TEN COMMANDMENTS” will come in handy when dealing with a problem of biblical proportions. 1. Thou shall not wait too long to mediate. Many of the advantages of a negotiated resolution dissipate with the passage of time. The sooner you resolve, […]

Mediation: Know When to Hold Them + When to Fold Them

Mediation is increasingly utilized to minimize the high costs and uncertainty of litigation in the digital age. Practitioners are well served to better understand what techniques are – or are not – effective in mediation. Don Gregory, chair of our construction law area, hosted a seminar focused on mediation. Drawing from his many experiences as […]