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THE BENEFITS OF MEDIATION
TYPES OF MEDIATION CONSIDERED
MEDIATION PHILOSOPHY
  • Voluntary
  • Confidential
  • Cost efficient
  • Time efficient
  • Parties decide
  • Individual/Family Issues
  • Small Business Issues
  • Residence/Neighbor Issues
  • Consumer/Business Issues
  • Business Partnership Issues
  • Our goal is to help the parties find a helpful and constructive path forward and to explore potential solutions.
  • Parties almost always come away in a better place than when they walked in.
WHAT IS MEDIATION?
Mediation is a voluntary, confidential process aimed at assisting parties in finding a mutually agreeable resolution to their differences. A mediator is not a judge but rather assists the parties in a neutral manner in identifying the key issues of concern to them -- and helping them explore potential ideas and solutions which the parties may have for reaching a resolution. While each mediation is different, the process often can take place in a single session of one to two hours.
Joshua Mendes has devoted a long career to listening to people -- as a business journalist (at Fortune and CNN), as an investment analyst at Merrill Lynch, and now as a certified mediator -- overseeing over 70 mediations as well as lecturing on the topic. He currently serves as a volunteer mediator in New York City's Bronx Small Claims Court.
He received his Basic Mediation Training at Columbia University, Advanced Mediation Training through the NY State Unified Court System, and Advanced Commercial Mediation Training at the New York City Bar Association. He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.P.A. from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

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