You are hereHome › College of Education & Professional Studies (CEPS) › Department of Administration and Law › Harrell, Susan › Why attorneys attend mediation sessions Style APAChicagoHarvardIEEEMLATurabian Choose the citation style. Harrell, S. W. (1995). Why attorneys attend mediation sessions. Mediation Quarterly, 12(4), 369-377. doi:10.1002/crq.3900120409 Download PDF Why attorneys attend mediation sessions Details Title Why attorneys attend mediation sessions Contributor(s) Harrell, Susan W. (author) Located In Mediation quarterly ISSN 0739-4098 Date 1995 DOI 10.1002/crq.3900120409 Use/Reproduction Jossey-Bass Publishers Abstract Attorneys frequently believe that they need to attend family law mediation sessions with their clients. This article reports the results of a study of the frequency of attendance and the justification offered by attorneys who attend family law mediation sessions. Questionnaires were sent to 500 members of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar and 150 responses were returned. The results reflect many different reasons that attorneys attend these sessions with their clients.