Who Should Pay for Mediation?
Mediation for a group of county commissioners is going ahead, but who will pay for it depends on who is participating. Three board members announced they would reach into their own pockets to pay their share, saying arguments among commissioners smac... Read More
MAY SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Mediation panelist and 7 th Circuit’s Board of Governors’ representative, Sandra C. Upchurch ,(left) represented The Florida Bar at the May 8 th... Read More
Mediation creates options during 'breakups'
"Breaking up is always hard to do, but it is very possible that it is hardest when you're breaking up with your business partner," David Mielach writes in his article on "divorce of the business kind." Attorney Richard Lord agrees, and remarks on th... Read More
Community service & the legal community
There is a historical relationship between the legal community and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Their legacy was acknowledged and praised at a recent meeting of The D.W. Perkins Bar Association. Grant monies help, but the need continues to grow. UWWM ha... Read More
ABOUT APOLOGIES ~ PART II
“Never apologize and never explain – it’s a sign of weakness.” John Wayne
“An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.” Lynn Johnston
With all due respect to The Duke, I don’t think he ever tried to mediate a lega... Read More