Part 2 of a 3-part series of articles by mediator Kevin Fitzharris that provide helpful tips from his perspective as a mediator. This article provides helpful tips for attorneys to help facilitate settlement during the mediation process.
Part 1 of a 3-part series of articles by mediator Kevin Fitzharris that provide helpful tips from his perspective as a mediator. This article discusses how to handle postponement of a mediation and the confidential mediation statement.
Kevin Fitzharris was a presenter at the Allen County Bar Association’s Bench Bar Conference on February 7, 2020. He spoke at the “Cybersecurity: Protect You & Your Client” breakout session in the afternoon.
On December 13, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (the Board) announced major changes to its union election rules. Expected to take effect on April 16, 2020, the new rules modify what is commonly known as the "quickie election rules" or "ambush election rules."
Employment contracts frequently include restrictions on an employee’s ability to work for a competitor (non-competition clause) or to solicit the employer’s employees or customers (non-solicitation clause) for a period of time after the employee’s employment ceases.
Barrett McNagny LLP is pleased to announce that Trisha J. Paul has been elected to serve as Chair of the firm’s Executive Committee for 2020. Also serving on the firm’s Executive Committee during 2020 will be H. Joseph Cohen, Robert T. Keen, Joshua C. Neal and Samuel J. Talarico, Jr.
Family law attorneys understand that going through the process of getting a divorce can be quite an ordeal. It is an emotional time that can involve disputes about marital property, child custody, or other personal issues.
Kevin Fitzharris was a presenter at the Allen County Bar Association’s “A Peek Behind The Curtain: A Mediator’s Perspective” on December 18th. The one-hour presentation provided tips for attorneys on what they should expect before, during and after mediation.
In medical malpractice cases, a dispute can arise over whether certain acts or omissions occurred in the course of providing medical care or the related question of whether a patient-provider relationship arose based on certain acts of a medical provider.
Anthony Stites will speak at a seminar titled “Indiana Mediation: Start-to-Finish,” presented by the National Business Institute. He will be presenting on how to handle difficult scenarios during a mediation, including discussions on handling multiple parties and multiple claims during a mediation and how to approach cases that have involved extensive and complex investigation.
Trisha J. Paul was a presenter at the 2019 Year in Review seminar presented by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum on December 12 and 13, 2019. Ms. Paul presented on the second day of the seminar and discussed recent developments in estate planning.
An employer must respect employees’ privacy rights when conducting internal investigations in response to a claim or allegation. However, at the same time, it is necessary and important for the employer to obtain all of the relevant factual information. In most instances, the investigation must be conducted promptly and thoroughly.
On August 23, 2019, President Trump signed into law the Small Business Reorganization Act (“Act”), which is intended to make bankruptcy reorganizations a faster, more efficient, and more affordable debt-management option for small businesses.
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