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Courtroom litigation can be expensive in both dollars and time. That’s why you need PREMi.


PREMi is comprised of seasoned conflict resolution experts, experienced in various resolution processes, and capable of intervening at any time during a dispute to assist and facilitate the parties toward resolution. We help resolve complex litigation matters involving a wide range of issues and parties, and our knowledge of the law behind the case – your case – increases the probability of resolving the dispute and substantially reducing the associated time and expense.

Unlike other ADR providers, PREMi doesn’t charge administration fees – you only pay for the expertise of our professionals.

When you need to resolve your dispute quickly, fairly, and economically, you need Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan – PREMi.

 

 


PREMi Spotlight

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Creating A Winning Mediation Statement

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” The author of this statement is unknown. Some ascribe it to Oscar Wilde, others to Will Rogers. The only confirmed source dates back to 1966 and a men’s suit maker. Regardless, the statement is powerful and true. When it comes to commercial mediations, the first impression is made with the Mediation Statement.

A well-drafted mediation statement sets the tone for the mediation to follow, educates the mediator about your client’s case and establishes your credibility, or lack of it, in the eyes of the mediator. Unfortunately, too many litigators are demonstrably unaware of the critical nature of this document.

he purposes of the mediation statement are really quite simple. They are to: (i) advise the mediator of the underlying essential facts of the dispute; (ii) clearly and succinctly set forth the issues in dispute; (iii) identify the most appropriate supporting legal authorities; and (iv) set forth your client’s settlement posture. The often-forgotten purpose of the statement is to establish the personal credibility of the author. Read More