In this concise work, Vince Fornias, a respected mediator with decades of battle scars, shares humorous war stories and insights from his illustrious career to guide the reader through the many critical crossroads of the mediation process. Now You Sue Them, Now You Don’t taps into the author’s well of experience to demonstrate proven methods for commencing and growing a mediation practice. This book is an essential text for both aspiring mediators and practitioners desiring to improve their craft.
After fleeing Cuba with his family as a young refugee in 1960, Vince Fornias grew up in New Orleans. He then attended Louisiana State University, graduating magna cum laude in History. He proceeded to its Law Center, where upon graduation he was selected to The Order of the Coif and later was inducted into its Hall of Fame. Following some two decades as a respected casualty trial lawyer, he transitioned to the mediation field. To date he has been involved in almost four-thousand mediations in several states. Vince is a popular speaker in bar, law school and industry group settings, and has consistently been chosen by his peers to The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers specifically in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has won awards for legal humor columns that have appeared for many years in various bar publications.