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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 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 when it comes to access to the court system. The conversation closes by talking about the role and availability of interpreters in the courts.

Host Rebecca Wisbar is a Baton Rouge mediator and attorney. The Mediation Minute is now available on Apple Podcasts, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Get new episodes of The Mediation Minute delivered to your inbox! Sign up for our email newsletter. Visit to learn more. Please note: This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal advice.