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This article, written by Hon. Patrick McGann, (Ret.) and Jann Johnson, Esq., aims to elucidate “mediation advocacy.” Given that mediation is an increasingly popular method used for resolving disputes, the article focuses on the importance of recognizing the key differences between how to approach litigation as opposed to mediation. McGann and Johnson give detailed instructions for how an attorney and her client should embark on the preparatory steps of the mediation process.

Download the PDF: Mediation Requires Different Approach

Judge Bernthal’s calm demeanor and deliberate approach helped us settle a very difficult case which had failed in a prior mediation.  His ability to put my client at ease and gain her respect was instrumental in getting the job done.  I would not hesitate to have Judge Bernthal mediate any of my future cases.

James J. Hagle, PartnerFrederick & Hagle