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“Discovery” is a word that frightens many litigants — what it means, the cost, and the time commitment that it will entail. The part of discovery that many litigants are most concerned about are “depositions” — being questioned by your … Continue reading
A few years ago, a former president of the New York City Bar Association created the President’s Committee for Efficient Resolution of Disputes to address a concern that we all know to exist: that civil litigation often costs too much … Continue reading
“What’s Taking So Long?” This is a common question asked by clients as a lawsuit goes on and on, oftentimes for year after year. Sometimes, the passage of time cannot be helped; neither the parties, the lawyers, nor the courts, … Continue reading
You’re about to go to mediation; either a court has sent you there, a clause in a contract requires you to go, or you simply have a dispute with another party and you both choose — wisely, I think — … Continue reading
On May 14, 2019, New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore announced “a transformational move to advance the delivery and quality of civil justice in New York as part of [her] Excellence Initiative.” Presumptive Alternative Dispute Resolution (Presumptive ADR) mandates … Continue reading
Now that mediation is being used more and more frequently, as discussed recently in this article, what should a party’s goals be in the mediation and how can they achieve them?
With increasing frequency, mediation is not a choice that can be made by a party in a lawsuit or transaction; the courts are requiring parties to go to mediation, whether they want to do so or not. Additionally, many courts … Continue reading
Let’s suppose that you have received a claim or demand letter. Perhaps even worse, suppose you’ve been served with a summons and complaint. On the other hand, suppose that you have a claim against someone that you have not been … Continue reading
Co-authored with colleague Adam J. Halper, I am pleased to share this article written for New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. Click here to read the full article. Originally printed: NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer | Fall 2018 | Vol. … Continue reading