Rande Sotomayor is an acclaimed commercial mediator, recognized for the determination and optimism she brings to every mediation. Her down-to-earth, common sense approach distills the issues as she engages deeply with litigants and counsel. Rande approaches life – and dispute resolution – with curiosity and kindness, highly effective in the flexible process of finding durable solutions.

“Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don’t believe is right.” ― Jane Goodall

A Mediator’s Tips for Avoiding Litigation

There are many pathways to successful negotiations and solutions that keep parties out of court or get them out of court sooner rather than later. Few litigants prefer to go to or stay in court; they usually see it as a money-losing necessity or a good bet.

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A Recommended “Treatment” for the Misery of Conflict and Fear

The Peace of Wild Things
By Wendell Berry (1968)

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound… Read More