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Straight to the Point: Deborah Ballati of JAMS Tries to Avoid Cases Settling Right Before Trial Begins

Deborah S. Ballati, Esq.
Deborah S. Ballati, Esq.
JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator, Referee/Special Master, Hearing Officer

Published January 25, 2019

San Francisco – For JAMS mediator Deborah Ballati, sometimes the most disappointing settlements can be those that happen on the courthouse steps.

“You sit back after you settle on the courthouse steps and say, ‘Couldn’t I have done this a year earlier and spent way less money for the client?’ And forget about the money; not have them had to go through that process of getting ready for trial.”

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