How Can Veterinarians Initiate Mediation?

April 11, 2018

For a veterinarian to initiate mediation, Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton, Esq, principal at Hamilton Law & Mediation, says all they need to do is find an independent mediator or community mediation center.

For a veterinarian to initiate mediation, Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton, Esq, principal at Hamilton Law & Mediation, says all they need to do is find an independent mediator or community mediation center.

Voda-Hamilton says you should hire a mediator to be the neutral party in the conversation between yourself and the client with the conflict. But she recommends finding one that understands the specific conflicts that arise with respect to pets. The mediator will help you tell your side of the story and help your client tell their side of the story, because most conflicts stem from simply not being heard.