Mediation in Employment Law

Employment Law Mediation Employment law refers to various legal matters concerning workers, employers, and workplace safety. While employment laws seek to safeguard employees against discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, disputes happen between employees and employers. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods, such as mediation, are often used to resolve employment law disputes. Mediation is a process where […]

What are the Seven Elements of Mediation?

Disputes are an inevitable part of human interaction. Mediation is a powerful tool that can help people resolve conflicts expeditiously and peacefully. The mediation process involves a neutral third party, known as a mediator, who assists the parties in resolving their disputes. Mediation is an excellent alternative to litigation as it is more cost-effective, and […]

How Does Mediation Differ From Arbitration?

Disputes are inevitable and can arise in any setting, between individuals, businesses, or even countries. Parties can reach resolutions through alternative dispute resolution methods instead of going to court. Two of the most common approaches are mediation and arbitration. While their main goal is to resolve disputes, they differ significantly in various aspects, as discussed […]

Will Mediation Allow Me to Tell My Side of the Story?

Mediation is an extremely productive dispute resolution process that allows parties to resolve disputes in a private and less formal setting with the help of a neutral third party, the mediator. Mediation is a commonly used method that is effectively used to resolve disputes in various contexts, such as employment disputes, business disputes, civil litigation, […]

How to Prepare for Your Mediation Session

Mediation is a process of resolving disputes outside of court, where a neutral third party, known as a mediator, facilitates communication and negotiations between the disputing parties. In California, mediation has become an extremely popular and effective way to handle conflict resolution, as it is quicker, less expensive, and less formal than going to court. […]

Mediation vs. Collaborative Law: What is the Difference?

When spouses in Encinitas attempt to avoid the stress and expense of litigated divorces, they typically choose one of two options: Collaborative law or mediation. While both of these options allow you to avoid a divorce trial, they are also quite different. If you are approaching divorce and you would like to settle your separation […]

Diffusing the Cost of Conflict Through Mediation

At Blue Sky Mediation Center, our experienced San Diego County mediator knows every mediation session is unique, which means the overall cost of the conflict resolution depends on the nature of the dispute. Most mediations can be completed in one session, but some of the more complex disputes do require two or more sessions to […]

How Important is Confidentiality to the Mediation Process?

At Blue Sky Mediation Center, our experienced San Diego County mediator knows privacy is one of the central reasons many people choose mediation to resolve both personal and professional disputes outside of the courtroom. The broad scope of the mediation privilege allows for a safe space to openly discuss all aspects of a dispute. We also […]

How Do I Know If My Conflict is Suited for Mediation?

At Blue Sky Mediation Center, our experienced San Diego County mediator knows when business, family, or other relationships are strained, communication is the key to reaching an amicable solution. The trouble is, most disputes begin with an accusatorial tone, which leads to confrontation, combative responses and, eventually, an impasse, with no solution in sight. That […]

How a Relaxed and Informal Mediation Atmosphere Will Help Produce Results

At Blue Sky Mediation Center, our skilled California mediator knows environments send messages that strongly influence the success of mediation. A well-designed mediation space provides a safe environment to explore potential solutions and encourages a mutual understanding by helping the parties gain insight into what is important, so they can align their goals. We take […]

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