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Welcome to The Mediation Minute! This podcast explores practical techniques to facilitate successful negotiation and resolution. Hosted by Rebecca Wisbar, mediator and attorney.

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The Mediation Minute podcast is produced by Catherine O'Brien, Branch Out Programs.

Mar 14, 2018

Vince Fornias returns to the Mediation Minute to speak with Rebecca Wisbar about arbitration. He provides comparison and contrast between arbitration and mediation as alternative dispute resolution methods. While both arbitration and mediation are outside of the court system, each method is unique in its approach,...

Mar 7, 2018

Paul "Woody" Scott joins Rebecca Wisbar to discuss working with clients for whom English is not their first language. Woody, who was born in Honduras, assists many clients who primarily speak Spanish. Woody and Rebecca discuss how language impacts communication and negotiation. Immigration status is often a question...

Feb 15, 2018

Is "jury" a scary word for a litigant? Return guest Ryan Chenevert of Fletcher, Roy & Chenevert, LLC joins Rebecca Wisbar to discuss how the prospect of going to jury trial influences the mediation process. Ryan shares how he uses focus groups as a way to assess the mindset of an average citizen plus what a client can...