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About Gottlieb Mediation

Gottlieb Mediation is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, most ethical, mediation services for general civil matters and divorce and family law matters. Its principals are Glenn M. Gottlieb, Esq., and Amy Gottlieb, M.A., M.F.T. Glenn M. Gottlieb is a trained, professional Mediator, with a more than 30-year background in business and transactional legal practice. Mr. Gottlieb brings a mature, firm, but non-confrontational style to mediation, tempered by years of experience advising senior corporate executives on major litigated matters. Mr. Gottlieb has successfully mediated hundreds of business and general civil matters. Mr. Gottlieb has also successfully mediated a full-range of settlement issues for couples in divorce, as well as resolving high-conflict disputes for intact families in conflict, particularly involving family-owned and closely-held businesses. Amy Gottlieb is a Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in West Los Angeles. She has experience in mediation having worked with a variety of populations where resolving conflict is critical. Ms. Gottlieb co-mediates with Mr. Gottlieb for couples in troubled relationships, and in high conflict and high-emotional content divorce and family mediation matters.

Mediation in Jewish Midrash – The Mediator as Peacemaker

A friend of mine just called to my attention a wonderful “midrash” – that is, a form of rabbinical storytelling that explores ethics and values in biblical texts — concerning mediation: “… Alexander of Macedon paid a visit to a … Continue reading

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Use of Triage in Mediation

Notes from the Front Line Use of Triage in Mediation I have recently conducted several complex mediation sessions involving multiple parties and multiple issues, where I found the use of a form of “triage” highly useful. Triage is more often … Continue reading

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Use of Web Technology for Long Distance Mediation

Sometimes convening a mediation with all clients in the same office is not feasible. By creating a virtual conference room using available cyber-technology, distances can be bridged and “face-to-face” real-time mediation can be accomplished effectively. Continue reading

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“Waiting for No” and Other Ineffective Bargaining Strategies

Many professionals still cling to certain widely-held negotiation “myths.” If they bargained more effectively, they could better maximize the outcome for their clients. Continue reading

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