7 Secrets to Successful Settlements.

Big Picture=Effective Settlements Written by: Adam Breeding, Lake Norman Law Firm. I am a big believer in alternative dispute resolution (or ADR). There are a ton of great benefits to settling matters out of court – usually through a mediated settlement conference. But for mediation efforts to be successful, clients and their attorneys should keep these basic tips in mind: 1. Pay the extra bucks for a good mediator. No water-carriers. It is absolutely worth engaging a mediator who understands the issues, can think ... Read more