Keywords:  judge, lawyer, trial, mediator, discuss
A Pre-Trial review by a judge who acts as a mediator, in the event the Mediation is not successful the matter is tried by a different judge. Note: Although "suggestions" may be made by a trial judge that the parties should settle this should not be confused with Mediation.
Another name for a pre-hearing conference where the parties get together and attempt a settlement of all issues in their case.
When the lawyers meet with the judge to try to solve the case before trial.