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  • April 2017
MCLE Self Study: Ethical Pitfalls of Mediating with Self Represented Litigants

Self-represented litigants pose unique challenges in every aspect of litigation. The process of filing a lawsuit, bringing or responding to a motion, conducting or responding to discovery, and presenting evidence and arguments at trial all require skills, knowledge, and experience that the self-represented litigant typically lacks. No wonder many self‑represented litigants turn to mediators for...

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