Role of a Mediator

A mediator should assist the disputants by facilitating the process of negotiating towards reaching a resolution to the dispute by helping them determine their interests, generate creative ideas which are separate and distinct of their legal rights in a court of law. In sum, a mediator is:

  • An Organizer
  • Communication Conductor
  • Guide and Intervener
  • Motivator towards settlement
  • Active listener and questioner

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