Bridging Law and Mediation – Rick Williams Featured Guest on 15 Minutes: Share Your Voice Podcast

March 2024

Partner and Mediator Richard Williams was a guest on the 15 Minutes Share Your Voice Podcast discussing his career journey from trial law to mediation. The episode explores the nuances of mediating legal disputes, the transformative power of understanding emotions in conflict resolution and Rick’s unique insights into the evolving landscape of legal mediation. 

When asked how a lawyer transitions from the adversarial nature of trial law to the collaborative environment of mediation, Rick said: “The key lies in understanding and managing the emotional dynamics inherent in legal disputes.” He emphasized the importance of empathy and confidentiality in mediation, noting that these elements create a more humane and effective resolution process.

Listen to the episode here.

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