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Three Phrases That May Help You Settle a Case

You need a tool like a tire iron or a lug wrench to change a tire. The tool you need to change the other party’s mind is language. The skillful and proper use of language can mean the difference of settlement or continued litigation. Using any tool properly requires knowledge and practice. As...Read More

The Opposing Party is Not Rational. That Doesn’t Mean the Case Can’t Settle.

To a certain degree none of us are completely rational. Some of are more emotional than others, some of us rely less on facts and more on instincts. If you’re trying to settle a case where the other party doesn’t seem to be well grounded in the facts and acting very emotionally that doesn’t...Read More

Liar, Liar Truth on Fire: Repetition Helps a Lie Take Hold as Truth

Attorneys get used to parties, even their own clients, and witnesses saying untruthful things. This repetition can result in less than positive opinions of people in general but when a particular lie is repeated enough it starts to mutate in our minds until we may start to perceive it as...Read More
112 Ways To Succeed
112 Ways To Succeed In Any Negotiation Or Mediation by Steven G. Mehta

Everybody negotiates, even if they don’t realize it. The problem is that most people don’t know how to negotiate effectively.  In my book, you will be taken through all aspects of negotiating from before the negotiation to closing the deal.

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Steven G. Mehta is listed online at Super Lawyers as one of the leading mediators and alternative dispute resolution attorneys in Southern California.  Steven has been selected as a Super Lawyer in 2005, 2006, and 2009 thru 2013.

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Steven G. Mehta | Best Lawyers in America.

Steven G. Mehta is listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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