Entries by Joe Epstein Esq.

Meeting the Challenges of Mediating the Catastrophic Injury Case

This article originally appeared in Trial Talk/Colorado Trial Lawyers Association – February/March 2018.  Reprinted with permission. Synopsis: Treat catastrophic injury cases with the care they deserve and require, with compassion and consummate care. Plan your case from the outset and keep planning. Associate with highly qualified attorneys and experts. Use focus groups early and often. […]

What mediators really want to hear

Three veteran mediators tell what you should do and say to put your best foot forward in negotiations. Mediation is a very different setting from trial. Instead of a judge or jury, you must persuade a mediator–as well as your opponent–to reach a settlement. So how should you approach a mediation? What really persuades a […]