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Since the coronavirus pandemic began, to get business done, attorneys and mediators alike have adapted to virtual conferences and virtual remote mediations via Zoom.   While in-person mediations are optimal– a matter of personal preference– here are ten observations on

The one-size-fits-all nomenclature, “alternative dispute resolution” (“ADR”)  lumps together two vastly different dispute resolution processes: “arbitration” and “mediation.” If arbitration means “you decide for us,” mediation means “we work it out together.”  The term ADR serves as the lexical umbrella that combines