A Short and Happy Guide to Mediation

A Short and Happy Guide to Mediation
Improving the Mediation Process from
Start to Finish
by Will Pryor

A Short & Happy Guide to Mediation is for lawyers who
want better results from mediation, clients curious about an upcoming mediation, mediators who want to become more effective, and students who want to explore dispute resolution as a career. What disputes should be mediated? Who gets to be the mediator and how do you choose the right one? How can preparation for a mediation lead to a more successful result? What are some things about the practice of mediation these days that we can improve? A Short & Happy Guide to Mediation addresses these and many other intriguing questions.

“You can make mediation work to your advantage. There are simple, mostly  intuitive things that you can do to improve your overall experience with the process. The use of mediation is not going away. I wish you success.”

Will Pryor has mediated over 3,000 disputes. A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School, Will has earned a national reputation as a creative and accomplished  problem solver. Along the way Will also managed to watch a lot of baseball, teach himself to cook, and raise two fabulous daughters. A former courtroom lawyer, trial court judge, and First Assistant Attorney General of the State of Texas, Will teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He is a member of the American Law Institute (ALI), and a member of the Executive Committee of the National
Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

A Short and Happy Guide to Mediation is available to purchase on Amazon.