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Posts by: Nancy Hudgins

  1. Negotiation Strategy: Going to the Balcony February 13, 2012

    Posted in Mediation & Settlement, Negotiation, SPOT on Legal.

    Sometimes taking a break from the heat of negotiations is a good way to jump start the process. In our latest post from contributor Nancy Hudgins, The Claims SPOT explores ways to cool those emotions in a heated claims negotiation. Take a look and tell us how you would react?

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  2. Getting More in Your Negotiations January 24, 2012

    Posted in Book Review, Mediation & Settlement, Negotiation, SPOT on Legal.

    Take a look at Contributor, Nancy Hudgins review of the Stuart Diamond book on negotiation. We can always use ideas on how to improve negotiations and these look like some good ones.

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  3. Want To Really Save Money In Mediation? Here’s The Secret: Practice Your Negotiations November 17, 2011

    Posted in Mediation & Settlement, Negotiation, SPOT on Issues.

    Like most things in life, the more you practice the better you will get at it. Try and practice negotiations wherever you are and you will become a better claims negotiator. Take a look at our latest post from Nancy Hudgins on the art of practicing your negotiations.

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  4. Don’t Go Into Mediation Cold: Settlement Requires A Game Plan October 3, 2011

    Posted in Mediation & Settlement, SPOT on Issues.

    Like football, a good play book will make executing the game plan better. That is if you have a game plan. In her latest post by contributor Nancy Hudgins, she discusses the importance of having a Settlement Game Plan. Most counsel do not spend a significant amount of time preparing for mediation and settlement. With a game plan discussed in advance, you will improve your chances of settlement.

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  5. 2 Approaches To Early Resolution And Cost Savings For Litigation Guidelines September 19, 2011

    Posted in Mediation & Settlement, Negotiation, SPOT on Costs.

    We welcome Nancy Hudgins as a contributing author to the Claims SPOT. Nancy is is a national mediator based in San Francisco and will be writing on resolving claims. In her first post, she points to two methods to early resolution and ways they can cut litigation cost.

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