Navigating the Mediation Process: Overcoming Invisible Barriers to Resolution - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 61, No. 3

Bennett G. Picker
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4 pages
August, 2006
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Bennett G. Picker is a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, LLP, where he concentrates his practice in mediation and arbitration. Mr. Picker is a Fellow of both the International Academy of Mediators and the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, and serves on the panels of the American Arbitration Association and the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the American Arbitration Association’s Board of Directors. Mr. Picker is the author of the “Mediation Practice Guide: A Handbook for Resolving Business Disputes” (2nd edition) published in 2003 by the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution. Mr. Picker’s e-mail address is Author’s Note: In order to protect the confidentiality of participants, the anecdotes in this article represent a composite of actual mediations.