Gregory Firestone

Gregory Firestone
Gregory Firestone, Ph.D., serves as director of the University of South Florida Conflict Resolution Collaborative, vice chair of the Florida Supreme Court ADR Rules and Policy Committee and co-chair of the ACR Legislative and Public Policy Committee.

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Articles and Video:

From Greg Firestone (10/14/13)
Congratulations to Jim Melamed and the team for making a great and lasting contribution to the mediation and alternative dispute resolution community!

From Greg Firestone (10/10/11)
Congratulations to for publishing the 400th issue of Weekly. You provide a trusted and invaluable service to both the mediation community and the public. Keep up the great work!

From Greg Firestone (09/03/07)
Congratulations to's celebration of it's 200th newsletter. You've been a great source of readily available and helpful information for collaborative professionals and the general public. Keep up the great work!

Court ADR Systems: The Road Ahead (02/26/07)
How does a court seek to create a more comprehensive process that can incorporate the various “disparate strands” of dispute resolution? As Chair of the Florida Supreme Court ADR Rules and Policy Committee Subcommittee on ADR Systems, I am pleased to report that in Florida we are exploring ways to accomplish the broad goals espoused by Professor Sander even though the challenge that he identifies is vastly more difficult to achieve than it would first appear.

An Analysis of Principled Advocacy in the Development of the Uniform Mediation Act (10/07/02)
This paper will discuss the role of professional mediation association advocacy involved in the drafting of the UMA, outline the eleven guiding principles of advocacy for the UMA adopted by certain national mediation and conflict resolution organizations, and briefly review the UMA according to these eleven guiding principles.


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150 MIN., 48 MIN & 11 MIN. VERSIONS INCLUDED - (2006) ISBN # 1-933857-07-2

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