Mediation is an opportunity to resolve your employment dispute without throwing your case on the mercy of the court. In fact, courts in North Carolina require mediation for most labor and employment cases.
In this episode, attorney Josh Van Kampen and attorney Steve Dunn discuss the benefits of mediation versus litigation and outline how to best equip yourself for success in your mediation.
Prior to opening his mediation practice, Steve practiced as an attorney for twenty-one years, handling complex business and employment cases for companies and local governments. As a mediator, Steve draws upon his experience and insight to help clients accomplish their goals through settlement.
Steve kicks the episode off by detailing what mediation is and what the process looks like in employment cases. (2:31) Steve then explains why he believes mediation is the most effective way to settle disputes and dispels some fears parties may have about mediation. (6:57)
Josh spends a few minutes detailing what the mediation experience is like for his clients. 10:36 Steve then discusses how the confidential nature of mediation helps in the settlement process. (13:54) Josh and Steve then discuss the outline the do and don’ts for clients in mediation. (15:56)
Steve explains how mediation is not always the end of the case and how things can go wrong even after mediation. (21:25) Steve then wraps up the episode by revealing the one thing he wish every person knew before walking into mediation. (26:46)
To learn more about Steve's mediation practice, you can contact him at www.stevedunnmediation.com or (704) 350-5883.
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The Walking Papers is a bi-weekly podcast by Van Kampen Law, a plaintiff-side employment law firm based out of Charlotte, NC, This podcast aims to give listeners, who are on the wrong side of some sort of situation at work, practical advice on how to turn the tables on their employers. This podcast is just an educational resource. It does not constitute legal advice and is no substitute for consulting an employment attorney about your unique situation before making legal decisions. Visit our website for more online resources and videos at NCemploymentattorneys.com, or better yet, call (704) 247-3245 for a free initial intake interview so Van Kampen Law can evaluate your case.