The most common response to a brief explanation of collaborative practice from both lawyers and/or mediators is ‘we already do that’. The lawyers tell you, we settle most of our matters and we often do so with our clients present during a round table conference. The mediators will tell you that collaborative practice is a form of comediation.
"Collaborative practice — ‘We already do that’,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 9
, Article 4.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol9/iss9/4