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On Behalf of | Nov 28, 2021 | Criminal Law

Negotiation is a discussion in which two or more parties attempt to reach an agreement through bargaining. Here are a few examples of negotiation in business:

  • Salary negotiation: Candidates for jobs can bargain with an employer about their salary and benefits.

  • Vendor negotiation: Many businesses negotiate with vendors on the pricing and services provided in contracts.

  • Conflict-resolution: Often, conflict-resolution in the workplace involves a negotiation between two or more parties that can result in an agreement.

The week of February 8, 2016, Nancee Tomlinson spent the week advocating for a 17-year-old who was charged with murder. Ed Tolley and Nancee Tomlinson resolved the cases for their clients to Aggravated Assault pleas.

Both young men were charged with Malice Murder and Felony Murder, both of which carry a life sentence (30 years before parole is considered), Aggravated Assault, and three counts of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime. Nancee negotiated a plea to Aggravated Assault and False Statements with 15 years to serve a 5-year sentence.