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Success as a Mediator for Dummies (Paperback)

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Everything you need to enter the exciting field of legal mediation

To be an effective mediator, it's essential to possess the ability to take control of animated situations, offer advice, and facilitate discussion--all the while remaining neutral without formulating biased judgment. "Success as a Mediator For Dummies" helps you acquire these attributes and much more.

Aspiring mediators will learn the importance of upholding an honorable reputation, the skills, personality traits, and characteristics of a good mediator, and how to effectively market a successful mediation career. Plus, you'll get practical advice about finding work in the field, realistic salary information, and tips on as tips on identifying whether you have the skills and tools to become a good mediator. The steps necessary to become a mediator (education, training, licensing, states-specific requirements, etc.) How your education and professional background can enhance your mediation work Sample rules and standards of conduct All the steps necessary to build and market a successful private practice in mediation, or flourish as a mediator in a law firm, corporation, school, or non-profit organization

Whether you have a background in law or an interest in legal careers, "Success as a Mediator For Dummies" gives you everything you need to enter the exciting field of legal mediation.

About the Author

Victoria Pynchon is an attorney-mediator with ADR Services, Inc. in Century City and an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association in Los Angeles, California. She is the co-founder of She Negotiates Consulting and Training, a negotiation training and consulting service for women professionals, executives, managers and entrepreneurs. Victoria received her LL.M degree in Dispute Resolution in 2006. Her second book, Success as a Mediator for Dummies, was published by Wiley in April, 2012. Victoria lives in Los Angeles with her husband, attorney Stephen Goldberg.

Joe Kraynak is the author of more than fifty books, including Flipping Houses For Dummies.

Joe Kraynak is the author of more than fifty books, including Flipping Houses For Dummies.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781118078624
ISBN-10: 1118078624
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: April 10th, 2012
Pages: 360
Language: English
Series: For Dummies
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