Mediation Case Law Teaching Videos

In re Philpot, 820 N.E.2d 141 (Ind. 2005)

James Coben, Hamline University

Play time: 1:04 minutes

Issuing public reprimand to attorney who maintained a website suggesting that clients should lie and create "throw away" demands to achieve successful results in mediation. NOTE: One judge dissented "believing that for advising the public to lie at mediation meetings, the respondent should be suspended from the practice of law without automatic reinstatement." Reconsideration denied Jan. 17, 2006.