February 2014 Blog Archive

Nationally Known Mediator Uses Baseball Metaphor for Mutuality
Nationally Known Mediator Uses Baseball Metaphor for Mutuality The healthiest way to determine home plate is for the parties to negotiate toward it. The good faith negotiating that brings the parties to the ballpark can, likewise, bring them home. The key to this negotiation is mutuality, and the give and take o... Read More

Florida Mediator Sandy Upchurch Launches Run for Circuit Judge
Florida Mediator Sandy Upchurch Launches Run for Circuit Judge Sandy Upchurch, who has been with the respected Florida- and Alabama-based mediation group Upchurch Watson White & Max for five years, began her campaign to become Circuit Court Judge for the 7th Judicial Circuit – Group 24 – when she officially file... Read More

The Florida Litigator's Dispute Resolution Toolbox: Creative ADR Applications Approved 1 Hr. FL Bar CLE Credit/1.0 General Credit Course #1400502N until 08/18/2015 Presented by: Lawrence M. (Larry) Watson February 18,... Read More

Learn About Creative ADR Applications From Experienced Mediator Earn complimentary Florida Bar CLE by attending Upchurch Watson White & Max's Feb. 18 Webinar, presented by partner Larry Watson, and open "The Florida Litigator's Dispute Resolution Toolbox." Breaking down dispute resolution processes into an unders... Read More

Dissolution, Divorce at a Discounted Cost
Dissolution, Divorce at a Discounted Cost Money is often at the heart of the discussion between a wife and husband who are divorcing. Mediation can offer advantages, but a divorce attorney must know how to bring the parties to the table. Here are a couple of ideas from Sandy. Read More

Florida Mediator to Speak for Popular FJA Workhorse Seminar Robert A. (Bob) Cole , mediator and shareholder with Upchurch Watson White & Max, will present a half-hour program on the importance of reserves... Read More

Free-CLE Webinar: What's Going on in the Other Room? Please join Mediator Richard Lord of the Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group for this complimentary lunchtime Webinar. He will explore... Read More

Florida mediator Bob Cole witnesses history in the making Judge Rosemary Barkett recently received the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Florida mediator Bob Cole, a shareholder of Upchurch Watson White & Max, was in Tallahassee to see it happen. The honoree had s... Read More

Florida Mediator Asks, 'Can We Talk?' Sometimes, in the business world, mediation presents another invaluable opportunity – the chance for the respective decision-makers to talk directly to one another under the shroud of mediation confidentiality and privilege. Provided the parties hav... Read More