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(7/21/17) Richard Custin
We often talk about peacemaking while neglecting to address the ultimate goal of justice, restoration and forgiveness.
(7/21/17) Marcy Einhorn
If you've ever been involved in a legal dispute you know that the path to a resolution can be long and costly and that the outcome is never a sure bet. There's got to be a better way.
(7/21/17) Todd Jarvis, Shelby Hockaday, Fatima Taha
This paper discusses the use of serious gaming as a method for water resource conflict-negotiation.
(7/20/17) Jeff Kichaven
The evidence is in. After 43 years of federal practice under Rule 408 of the Federal Rules of Evidence (1975); 19 years of New York practice under CPLR 4547 (1998); and 16 years of practice in various states under the Uniform Mediation Act (2001), we can conclude: Statutory confidentiality is not necessary for effective mediation.
(7/19/17) Michael Scott
There are many threatening and frightening things that happen to individuals whose relationship ends up in separation or divorce. A successful divorce is one in which the parents divorce each other but do not require the child to divorce one of the parents.
(7/18/17) Jim Melamed
Mediation.com has once again revealed itself in refusing to offer any refund to the widow and child of a mediator who died 7 days into an alleged 2 year listing contract.
(7/14/17) Ron Kelly
Mediation confidentiality in California will end on January 1, 2019...unless YOU take action now.
(7/14/17) Gracious Timothy, Tanima Tandon
In our respective professional lives, each of us have had a fair experience of the approach that advocates have towards in-house counsels and vice-versa.
(7/14/17) Michelle Brenner
What does culturally competent compassion mean? Is it knowing when and to whom, male or female a hand should be offered?
(7/12/17) Kenneth Cloke
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Ken Cloke, author and Founder of Mediators Beyond Borders, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
(7/07/17) Phyllis Pollack
If passed by the legislature, new Evidence Code section 1120.5 would allow parties to pursue claims against counsel for “legal malpractice” occurring in a mediation context.
(7/06/17) Peter Huang
This article analyzes an important recent California case related to arbitration agreements and waivers.
(7/06/17) Vicki Shemin
There is an inescapable fact: the relationship between a divorce attorney and a client is, at best, a business relationship.
(7/06/17) Marion Wasserman
Let us imagine a couple in agreement on pursuing the quickest possible Massachusetts divorce.
(6/30/17) Michael Toebe
The practice of healthcare is demanding and stressful. Conflicts materialize in most human interactions and the medical field is no different. Actually, it might be expected. Yet there is a solution.
(6/30/17) John Sturrock
I recently attended the annual American Bar Association Dispute Resolution conference in San Francisco. Several themes emerged (for me) as fairly critical for modern lawyers. Here’s a top ten.
(6/30/17) Paul Rajkowski
Is it time for us to change the designation: Mediator to Accommodator?
(6/27/17) L. Randolph Lowry
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Randy Lowry, President of Lipscomb University and founder of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine.
(6/23/17) John Ford
Should HR professionals mediate internal workplace disputes?
(6/23/17) Marcy Einhorn
If you've reached an impasse in a dispute with someone, why bother bringing in yet another person to complicate things?
(6/23/17) Pete Desrochers
As in real life, negotiation “Snipers” are dangerous and calculating opponents. Snipers don’t face you head-on. They lurk in hiding or in the protection of their surroundings.
(6/23/17) Jim Melamed, Clare Fowler
Academic (college and university) Ombuds Offices have unique needs for managing personal and case information.
(6/19/17) Joe Epstein
Native American wisdom focuses on healing wounds, and bringing peace through good feelings, not fear. While mediations are focused principally on legal issues, Native American wisdom teaches us to be mindful of a person's emotional damage as well.
(6/18/17) Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Georgetown Law Professor, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
(6/16/17) Richard Lutringer
Oslo by J.T. Rogers, awarded a Tony on June 11, 2017 for best Broadway play of the season, documents the backstory secret negotiations which led to the Israeli-P.L.O. Peace Accord of 1993. This negotiation highlights the power of humility, patience and persistence.
(6/16/17) Larry Gaughan
This article envisions what it would take, a century in the future, to create a society without any marital strife.
(6/14/17) Laurie Israel
Marriages can be damaged by a destructive prenup or by a harsh prenup negotiation process.
(6/13/17) Jim Melamed
According to Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website.
(6/10/17) Carl Schneider
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Carl Schneider, a psychologist and divorce mediation pioneer, filmed as part of Mediate.com's "'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
(6/08/17) Michael Toebe
Do we realize the pain-relieving, cost-effective remedy that mediation can be in our everyday lives and do we look at mediators the same as we do other trusted service providers we use?
(6/08/17) Vicki Shemin
This is the true story of a couple that considered divorce, but decided to stay together after drafting a postmarital agreement regarding the parenting of their young son.
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