Aspen Publishing

Mediation: The Roles of Advocate and Neutral, Fourth Edition

Dwight Golann, Jay Folberg


  • ISBN: 9781543809091

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    Mediation: The Roles of Advocate and Neutral, Fourth Edition, integrates mediation skills and strategies with theory, ethics, and practice applications to teach students about legal mediation and how to represent clients effectively in the process. This book reflects the experience of its authors, who are both professors and practicing legal mediators with decades of experience teaching and resolving cases. It includes all the coverage of mediation found in Resolving Disputes, the survey text, as well as material on negotiation and hybrid processes and additional coverage of mediation.

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  • Additional Product Details
    Publication Date: 9/15/21 
    Copyright Year: 2022
    Pages: 352
    Connected eBook + Print book: 9781543809091
    Connected eBook: 9781543849745
  • Author Information

    Dwight Golann

    Dwight Golann is Research Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School where he teaches Dispute Resolution, Negotiation and Mediation. He is an active mediator, having resolved hundreds of legal disputes in a wide variety of subject areas. Professor Golann has been a Visiting Scholar at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard, taught in its Program of Instruction for Lawyers, and served as a visiting professor at Pepperdine, Oregon, Boston University and other law schools. He has trained mediators for bar associations across the United States as well as the Federal Judicial Center, Justice Department, European Union, and ADR organizations on five continents.  He serves as a Distinguished Neutral on the Panel of the CPR Institute, the International Mediation Institute, and other organizations.

    Professor Golann was a civil litigator before becoming a law teacher, practicing with a law firm and later as Chief of the Trial Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General, where he supervised the litigation and settlement of all legal claims brought against the state. He has tried and argued cases at every level of the court system from local juries to the Supreme Court. Professor Golann holds the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and Honorary Membership in the International Academy of Mediators, and in 2021 received the Scholarship Award from the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution.

    Jay Folberg

    Jay Folberg is Professor Emeritus and former Dean at the University of San Francisco School of Law. In addition to being an active mediator and arbitrator for 40 years, he served as the Founding Executive Director of the JAMS Institute and is Chair of the JAMS Foundation. Professor Folberg was appointed by the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court to chair a state wide task force on Alternative Dispute Resolution, and also to chair the Judicial Council’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Arbitration Ethics. He was honored in 2003 with the California Judicial Council’s Amicus Curiae Award, its highest honor to a lawyer, "for his leadership in the field of alternative dispute resolution and his outstanding contributions to the California courts.” Professor Folberg is also the recipient of the Academy of Family Mediators Distinguished Mediator Award, the Mediation Society’s Outstanding Contribution to Mediation Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. He has conducted mediation and negotiation trainings around the world and authored many ADR books and articles.

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