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Advantages of Mediation

Pacific ADR’s TOP 5 reasons to recommend mediation:  Speed. Prosecuting or defending a civil lawsuit is slow, expensive and unpredictable. Delay often occurs because criminal cases receive priority (via Constitutional requirements) and because certain jurisdictions have too few judges. Mediation, however, can be scheduled quickly, especially when the disputing parties genuinely wish to resolve their…

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Mediation to the Rescue

When Sweet Briar College in Virginia announced it would close at the end of summer, its committed alumnae mounted a legal challenge to save the all-women’s private school. Sweet Briar, like many small, liberal arts colleges in rural areas, has struggled to stay afloat for years. As noted in The Wall Street Journal, Sweet Briar…