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Three Secrets to a Successful Mediation: Preparation, Preparation and More Preparation

During my 23 years as a magistrate judge and my time at JAMS, I've conducted thousands of settlement conferences and mediations. Settlement conferences and mediations play a vital role in the resolution of disputes. In 2019, less than 1% of the civil cases filed in federal courts were resolved by trial (Federal Judicial Caseload Statistics 2019, Table C-4, U.S. District Courts: Civil Cases Terminated, by Nature of Suit and Action Taken, During the 12-Month Period Ending Dec. 31, 2019; available at www.uscourts. gov/statistics-reports/federal-judicial-caseload-statistics-2019).

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New York Law Journal

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