John Crowell Businessman, Tuscaloosa, Al Dr. Steele's book is an amazing perspective on how mediation and law collectively can help parties resolve simple and complex legal disputes. His book using the theory of facts, issues, options & solutions lends mediators the best of legal method to develop their mediation case theory in managing the dynamics of mediation cases that has clogged our judicial court system. Now the American people have a definite alternative to collaborate and resolve their legal case with the assistance of an impartial third party. This book also is excellent for everyday people in resolving common mutual issues that divide people rather than bring unity and community. Facts, Issues, Options & Solutions will have an indelible impact on civil discourse in America. Dr. Brenda Stanton Deener Nurse Practitioner, Memphis, Tenn This is an excellent book written by Dr. Steele. Mediation and is indeed a form of law that even common citizens can come to the table with the assistance of a mediator to facilitate and evaluate both parties facts and issues. The decisions that both of them make they can live with and at the end of the day resolve to an agreement that is worthy of their signatures and is enforceable in a court of law. This book heralds a mediation perspective that pre-mediation and early assessment of the legal issues, communications issues, the financial issues, and the psychosocial issues can collaboratively be resolved into a mediation settlement agreement with the same legal basis of a court trial because it's an agreement between two or more parties who made them with sound mind and body.