The exasperated young inventor of a revolutionary new device, Marcus, threatens to jump to his death when John, his employer and the rights holder to Marcus' invention, asks Kate to mediate his firing. Kate must get Marcus off the ledge, recover the device, which he's stolen, and find a fair resolution for both the disenchanted employee and his former boss.
Episode number: 1x6 Airdate: Thursday February 24th, 2011
The scene opens with Kate going to an office when Justin calls and tells that she is late to a meeting. She tells that she thought it was later and Justin tells that they bumped it up. It is for a seminar on Mediation that Kate is supposed to teach. She tells that she will give six credits to them if they can reschedule. He tells that it is fine. Kate meets with John, the head of a technology company and they have a release of a new E-Reader. However, she is there to mediate between the inventor, Marcus, and to get the prototype of the device from him. Kate sits down with them and Marcus runs when he hears that she can’t help him out to keep the device. They chase him to the roof where he threatens to drop the prototype. John tells that would be stupid and then Marcus takes it to the next level and threatens to jump himself. She tells John to call the police and starts to talk to Marcus and convince him that jumping would be bad. ..