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'Insulting' First Offers: Why Lawyers Make Them, and How to Respond


Dwight Golann


Suffolk University Law School

2009

International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, Vol. 27, No. 7, p. 113, 2009
Suffolk University Law School Research Paper

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This article examines the “insulting offers” phenomenon in legal mediation from the perspective of a mediator. It analyzes why parties make extreme opening offers and discusses approaches mediators can employ to avert or deal with them.

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Keywords: positional, dispute, settlement

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Date posted: May 29, 2011  

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Golann, Dwight, 'Insulting' First Offers: Why Lawyers Make Them, and How to Respond (2009). International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, Vol. 27, No. 7, p. 113, 2009; Suffolk University Law School Research Paper . Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1854694

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