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Increased Civility Can Lead To Enhanced Success During Mediation

Joan B. Kessler, Esq., Ph.D.
Joan B. Kessler, Esq., Ph.D.
JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator and Referee/Special Master

Published April 4, 2019

When I read various legal blogs, I am struck by the prevalence of lawyers and litigants failing to exhibit proper decorum, civility and collegiality in the courtroom. Sometimes lawyers get sanctioned for outrageous and improper behavior in court. But what about civility in more casual settings?

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