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Conflict Resolution Resource of the Week

by Victoria Pynchon

From Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Victoria Pynchon

Because I'm participating in a CyberWeek Webinar today on Conflict Resolution web resources, I took a closer look than usual at one of my favorite ADR web sites Beyond Intractability.org 

What can you find here?

How about an interactive step-by-step guide on how to stop fighting in your personal relationships.

There are also checklists to help you resolve the day-to-day conflicts that sap our energy -- such as those in the workplace and to help you understand and contribute to the resolution of international conflicts that lead to war and terrorism.

At the  you can learn about and participate in an initiative that identifies and proposes action to resolve the twenty greatest conflict challenges of the 21st Century.  While you're there, be sure to see the PowerPoint slideshow designed to demonstrate how we might build interest in a Frontiers documentary or popular book. 

 

You can also learn how to talk about politics across the red/blue divide, deviating from the old saw that you shouldn't talk politics or religion in polite society.

 

You can also: 

Spend just a little time on this site and you'll never again laugh at Miss America hopefuls who say their fondest dream is world peace.

Read, think, do.  

Biography


Attorney-mediator Victoria Pynchon is a panelist with ADR Services, Inc. Ms. Pynchon was awarded her LL.M Degree in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute in May of 2006, after 25 years of complex commercial litigation practice, with sub-specialties in intellectual property, securities fraud, antitrust, insurance coverage, consumer class actions and all types of business torts and contract disputes.  During her two years of full-time neutral practice, she has co-mediated both mandatory and voluntary settlement conferences with Los Angeles Superior Court Judges Alexander Williams, III and Victoria Chaney.  As a result of her work with Judge Chaney in the Complex Court at Central Civil West, Ms. Pynchon has gained significant experience mediating construction defect litigation.  Ms. Pynchon received her J.D., Order of the Coif, from the U.C. Davis School of Law. 



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