“Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.”

Victor Hugo

So your case is going to mediation. What does that mean? First, it’s important for you to know what is not going to happen at mediation. Mediation is a voluntary process even though it is court ordered or requested by one of the parties. By voluntary, this means that no one is going to make a decision for you or force you to accept a resolution of your case.

Mediation is a process where a neutral person, called a mediator, acts to encourage and facilitate the resolution of a dispute between two parties. Mediation is an informal, non-adversarial process with the objective of helping the parties reach a mutually acceptable and voluntary resolution. In mediation, decision making authority rests with the parties.

To assist in the understanding of the mediation process Mr. Harper has penned the following letters to both the Employee and the Employer:

A Letter to the Employee

A Letter to the Employer

Please Contact the Mediation Office of G. Thomas Harper with any questions regarding the process.



The Arbitration Offices of G. Thomas Harper

1912 Hamilton Street
Suite 205
Jacksonville, Fl 32210

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