Mediation Tag

Originally published as a paper, read in full [PDF]. All too frequently, I attend mediations and I am asked by one side or the other or both to “work your magic”. It is my theory that neither magic acts nor miracles occur at mediation. Magic acts...

I have been mulling over this paper in my mind for some time. One of my colleagues is very much opposed to the expression “compromise” as she believes it has negative connotations. This led me to go to the source of all wisdom, the Internet,...

At the risk of stating the obvious, the essence of a civil action arises from disagreement which produces friction. It would be fanciful to come to mediation without considering the presence of friction and putting that friction to productive use. Friction is defined as the resistance...

Vance Cooper was a panelist and Jonathan Cooper was moderator and a panelist at the Toronto Lawyers Association CPD program “Mediation Advocacy in Personal Injury and Insurance Matters” on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. They were joined by panelists Allyson Webster and Marcela Saitua. Mediation is a powerful...

Cooper Mediation, as the presenting sponsor,  is pleased to announce the results of the 8th Annual Cambridge Cup. The star-studded tournament took place February 14-16, 2017 and involved top ranked squash players (including world #2 Karim Abdel Gewad) from around the world. The finals held on...

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