For the 2012 - 2013 program year, the Civil Litigation section held its Fundamental Sunrise Breakfast Series.
The fourth session was Mediation & Pre-trial Conferences.
Rule 24.1 provides for mandatory mediation in some actions where a neutral third party facilitates the parties in reaching a mutually acceptable resolution.
To reduce cost and delay
To facilitate an early and fair resolution
All communication at the mediation, as well as any mediation briefs (statements of issues), the mediator's notes and records, are without prejudice
About the Authors
Ranjan K. Agarwal, Bennett Jones LLP
Shara Roy, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP