Readership: Practitioners in mediation and arbitration, arbitration institutions, in-house counsel, academics and academic libraries. Also students and lecturers interested in learning or teaching how to effectively represent clients in mediation.
Harold Abramson, Professor of Law, Touro Law Center, New York
Professor Abramson has been a full-time faculty member of Touro Law Center, New York for over twenty-five years, where he teaches, trains, and writes on mediation representation and international mediation as well as arbitrates and mediates commercial disputes. He has taught and trained throughout the United States, Europe and parts of Asia. He also helped establish the mediation representation competition in the U.S. for the American Bar Association and the global competition for the ICC in Paris. For more biographical details, see
"The coverage is as comprehensive - within the parameters set out by the author - as it is lucid." - The Commonwealth Lawyer, Vol. 21, No. 2
"Through his expanded and carefully crafted framework for effective problem-solving advocacy in mediation, he answers such keys questions as: How to select the right mediator? How do you prepare your case and client for mediation? And, what to do as the mediation unfolds?" - Sofian Ghezala, ASA Bulletin
"This practical, structured, readable, well researched and culturally objective book is a "must" for lawyers wishing to optimise their responses to clients'
expectations in the resolution of disputes." - Ronald S. Austin, Clifford Chance
"It is an excellent reference book and is designed for everyone involved in mediation from beginners to experienced practitioners." - Roger Levitt QDR, The Expert and Dispute Resolver
1: Negotiating in Mediations
2: Familiarising yourself with Mediation
3: Counselling your Client about Mediation
4: Negotiating an Agreement to Mediate
5: Preparing your Case for Mediation
6: Preparing your Client for Mediation
7: Appearing in the Mediation: Pre-Mediation Conference, Mediation Session, and Post-Session