Request for Mediation & Agreement to Mediate [PDF]
Use this form for requesting a mediation, or responding to a request. Must be filled out by every party attending a mediation, listing each individual participant and available dates. Be sure to fax to Mr. Berman's office and to all other parties involved in the mediation.
Mediation Policies and Procedures [PDF]
The policies and procedures under which Lee Jay Berman conducts his mediations. Please make sure all participants read and familiarize themselves with these prior to scheduling a mediation session.
Mediation Preparation Checklist [PDF]
Please review approximately one week prior to mediation in order to prepare completely for an upcoming mediation session. Remember to bring a check, since all fees are due upon the session's conclusion.
What to expect at your mediation [PDF]
This document explains to non-attorneys and attorneys alike what to expect from the mediation Lee Jay Berman's style and process. It describes the various stages of the mediation process (Joint Session, Caucus, etc.) and their expected uses in the mediation. This information is especially valuable for educating clients who may not have participated in previous mediations.
Mediation Confidentiality Agreement [PDF]
Generally executed by all participants at the beginning of the mediation session. This Agreement reinforces the California Evidence Code and confirms that all mediation communications are confidential.
Mediation Clauses for insertion into contracts [PDF]
Use these clauses when drafting transactional, buy-sell, partnership, or employment agreements.
Post-Mediation Evaluation Form [PDF]
We value your feedback. Please click here to open our evaluation form and give us your thoughts on your mediation session and your mediator.
American Arbitration Association Mediation Forms
Click here to open a link to all forms necessary to file a mediation or demand an arbitration with the American Arbitration Association. For more information on these forms or for doing business with the AAA, please call AAA's Western Case Management Center at 877-528-0880.
*Additional Forms are available in our Mediator's Starter Kit