Typical Mediation Process
Here is a typical mediation process of a disagreement (dispute?) on construction issues of under $100,000.
Day 1: Both parties submit a one page description of the issue and their position. This is submitted by each via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon along with a VISA payment of $1000.
Day 2: Both parties (one decision-capable person from each) meet for a box lunch at noon at 10600 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen. Meeting together is optional but encouraged. No issues will be discussed at lunch. We will spend that time getting to know each other. Beginning at 1:00 I will meet with individually with each party to insure that I understand their position. This should not take over 30-45 minutes each. After the initial meeting with each I will then meet a second time to review strengths and weaknesses (if any) of their position with them.
Next I will recommend that the parties meet together with or without me (their choice) to come to an equitable agreement. If agreement is achieved I will assist in committing it to a one-page document. If agreement is not achieved, the parties are free to proceed to the next step.
Anderson Construction Mediation LLC
10160 Staples Mill Road • Glen Allen, Virginia 23060