Browsing All posts tagged under »Mediation Process«

Attorney For a Mediation?/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 20, 2020


I am often asked if an attorney is needed/required for mediation sessions. My answer is nuanced; an attorney is helpful to review a mediation agreement. However, having an attorney for a mediation is purely discretionary. Many clients can do well without an attorney in the mediation process. That is the nature of mediation give-and-take. If […]

A Simple Clause/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

February 11, 2019


I had a Professor for an Education class who pointed out that teachers should not shy away from personal discussions. Specifically, she urged the students, once in a classroom, to discuss why they chose to be teachers. It is only natural that a teacher of the young explain why they wish to teach the young. […]

Empathy/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

October 14, 2018


Ever have a bad day? We all have such days. How about a bad week? That too is familiar to many of us. How about a difficult few months? That is what happens to people who are in a crisis-mode. The reason for this bad stretch might be personal problems, medical issues, financial setbacks, etc. […]

Wisdom From a Former President/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

January 1, 2018


Jon Meacham, an historian and author, wrote a piece for the NY Times on December 29. 2017. His contribution was entitled: “Donald Trump and the Limits of the Reality TV Presidency”. Mr. Meacham quotes President Eisenhower about leadership style: “You do not lead by hitting people over the head. Any damn fool can do that, […]

Divorce Mediation and You/Martin Rosenfeld

June 4, 2012


A blog I viewed recently gives the benefits of divorce mediation in simply stated terms. Divorce mediation is children-friendly and is a collaborative process. Need to review the reasons for divorce mediation in just a few moments? Follow this link to remind yourself why mediation makes eminent sense.