• Enterprise Risk Management
  • Media
  • Higher Ed
  • K-12

Mediation Insights From a Professional Mediator, Part 2

23:25 minutes
December 2018

About This Podcast Episode

Most claims brought against United Educators (UE) members will be dismissed or settled before going to trial. Many settlements are achieved through mediation, allowing the parties to negotiate through a neutral third party. Learn strategies to make mediations effective.

This episode covers:

  • Deciding whether to hold a joint session
  • Managing “bracketing” of settlement offers and counteroffers
  • Identifying creative nonmonetary ways to facilitate settlement

Among those who should listen: Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Human Resources Professionals, Financial Office Personnel, and Administrators.

Moderated by Heather Salko, Senior Risk Management Counsel, United Educators and Kimberly Cole, Risk Management Counsel, United Educators.

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About This Podcast Episode

Most claims brought against United Educators (UE) members will be dismissed or settled before going to trial. Many settlements are achieved through mediation, allowing the parties to negotiate through a neutral third party. Learn strategies to make mediations effective.

This episode covers:

  • Deciding whether to hold a joint session
  • Managing “bracketing” of settlement offers and counteroffers
  • Identifying creative nonmonetary ways to facilitate settlement

Among those who should listen: Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Human Resources Professionals, Financial Office Personnel, and Administrators.

Moderated by Heather Salko, Senior Risk Management Counsel, United Educators and Kimberly Cole, Risk Management Counsel, United Educators.