Mediation

There’s a comic drawing making the rounds on the Internet that makes an interesting statement or observation about conflict. It shows two people, who have approached a number from different directions, beginning to argue. One observes a “6”. The other observes a “9”. The original comic...

[ Click Here To Download In PDF Format ] Every choice has its consequences. My parents did their best to instill this idea in me at a very early age. Years of their lectures (and all the time I spent reflecting on my own choices while...

“And now for something completely different.” No, this isn’t a Monty Python sketch; it’s the moment when participants who are engaged in our adversarial legal system attempt to co-operate and work together. When you say it like that, it sounds almost absurd as one of...

In horse racing, there is a popular expression, “different horses for different courses.” Some horses run well in mud; others on turf; some don’t run well anywhere and find themselves facing their mortality sooner than they might expect.  This concept applies equally to mediation. There are many ways mediators and...

Another summer has come and gone. As we head into the fourth quarter of 2019 - the home stretch - we'd like to offer five tips for surviving another busy season. Keep Your Eye On The Prize.Remember that at the end of the road, there...

Cooper Mediation