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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.

Contact Rebecca, Akers & Wisbar (225) 767-1003 or akerswisbar.com.

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

Apr 11, 2019

How does equestrian competition relate to mediation? Barbara Irwin of Pujol, Pryor & Irwin joins Rebecca Wisbar on The Mediation Minute. The delicate art of give and take holds center stage in this conversation, as well as how nonverbal communication is a powerful tool in negotiation.

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Sep 12, 2018

What do "boxing" and "dressing for church" have to do with litigation? Przemek Lubecki of Morris Bart Attorneys at Law, New Orleans, joins Rebecca Wisbar on The Mediation Minute. Having previously practiced law in Illinois, Przemek discusses some of the differences between Louisiana and Illinois, especially when it...


Aug 21, 2018

Professor Paul Breaux and Ryan Chenevert, attorney reunite with host Rebecca Wisbar on this episode of The Mediation Minute to discuss the mediation process in law school clinical practice. Professor Breaux provides his insights into instructing future attorneys on how to effectively mediate. Ryan, from his perspective...


Jun 29, 2018

Employment law is the topic of this Mediation Minute podcast. Returning guests Valencia Landry and Terry Landry discuss with Rebecca Wisbar general issues of employment cases as well as the specifics of "Whistleblowing." Rebecca, Terry, and Valencia detail how mediation of employment matters is beneficial for...


Jun 22, 2018

Paul "Woody" Scott of The Scott Law Firm returns to The Mediation Minute to discuss some of the intriguing issues social media pose to those in the legal field. Is all publicity "good" publicity? That philosophy is put to the test in this conversation with Woody and host Rebecca Wisbar. Woody and Rebecca discuss the...