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William E. Hartsfield

William Hartsfield’s Legal Guides

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  • Mediation in Texas

    In mediation, an impartial individual - the mediator - seeks to facilitate communications between the parties to promote a settlement. Usually, the mediation begins with a joint session with the mediator and all of the parties. In this joint session, the parties present to eac...

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  • Optimizing Your Effectiveness In Employment Arbitration

    Pleadings Use your complaint or response to tell your story. Unlike a complaint which a jury may never read, the first thing the arbitrator will read is the demand for arbitration and then the response. Present your story to persuade the arbitrator. It may even be an outline for ...

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  • AUTHENTICATING, CHALLENGING AND RESPONDING TO EVIDENTIARY CHALLENGES AT AN ARBITRATION

    In employer and labor arbitrations, a party may need to introduce or challenge electronic sources of evidence. This material provides sample facts to authenticate or challenge material from a blog or

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