Read Critical Documents Thoroughly and Carefully

In several breach of contract cases I have mediated lawyers have managed to overlook clear contractual language that should have been case dispositive for their clients, winning language hiding in plain sight. Perhaps those lawyers merely skimmed lengthy contracts or relied on misleading section headings or were distracted by multitasking. So do yourself and your clients a favor: go back to basics; read the critical documents thoroughly and carefully.


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Bankruptcy Mediation is a treatise published by the American Bankruptcy Institute