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(2/19/19) Kenneth Cloke
New interview with mediation leader and author Ken Cloke by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.
(2/19/19) Jim Melamed
This article reviews numerous 2018 Better Business Bureau (BBB) formal complaints brought against the company Mediation.com. Please note that Mediate.com, the wonderful site that you are now on, has no BBB complaints ever! Quite the contrast!
(2/15/19) Paul Rajkowski
In the mediation world we get trained and know that “neutral“ is the role for the mediator.
(2/15/19) Armita Azad
Why use judges to mediate? This is a frequent question and an understandable one, given the relatively high cost of scarce judicial resources and the already heavy demands on judges' time.
(2/15/19) Robyn Jacobsen
Why is collaboration so important in today’s world?
(2/15/19) John Lande
This article discusses how we can give ourselves permission to be in conflict and make mistakes on our way to becoming ourselves.
(2/14/19) Peter Adler
New interview with public policy mediation leader Peter Adler by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.
(2/12/19) Kenneth Cloke
Dispute Resolution leader Kenneth Cloke discusses how we can discuss politics to bring about change instead of division.
(2/11/19) Bina Patel
Today, the term ombudsman serves as a neutral representative. Its function is becoming a necessity in various industries including, healthcare, academia, private, public, and non-profit organizations.
(2/10/19) Sharon Sutherland
Mentoring and co-mediating have been fundamental aspects of my mediation work since my first experiences in Toronto some 19 years ago.
(2/09/19) Nina Meierding
New interview with Nina Meierding by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.
(2/08/19) Lori Frank
This article, from Victoria-based Lori Frank, discusses how to open up your communication by using open-ended questions.
(2/08/19) Nancy Cameron
A small group of us in British Columbia have been collectively grappling with what we can do to leverage the uncertainty created by a time of great change.
(2/05/19) Sarah Peyton
Have you considered that, while we traditionally believe that our "conscience" tells us what is right and what is wrong, conscience, in practice, actually is a functional strive for harmony with those around us?
(1/31/19) Joshua Javits
The shutdown over a wall on the southern border shows how the political parties have ignored and violated several tenets of bargaining essential to reach an agreement.
(1/31/19) Freddie Tubbs
Your mediation brief is critical to the mediation process.
(1/31/19) John Lande
Pepperdine will host a very timely two-day conference, on June 18-19, where these issues will be front and center: Appreciating our Legacy and Engaging the Future: An International Conference for Dispute Resolution Teachers, Scholars, and Leaders.
(1/29/19) Ron Kelly
On January 1, a new California law will take effect; it will require a lawyer to make sure their client understands the implications of California's legal protections for mediation communication.
(1/25/19) Hadassah Fidler
Innovate with ideas, try to think outside the box when it comes to solutions.
(1/22/19) Leyla Balakhane
This article discusses working with your children’s developmental needs when creating a parenting plan.
(1/22/19) Thomas Nares
During my more than 30 years of practicing law, I have found that the great majority of divorcing couples are unaware of their options.
(1/22/19) Howard Gadlin
Robert Benjamin interviews Howard Gadlin, long-time leading Ombudsman at UCLA and the National Institute of Health (NIH).
(1/11/19) Jenna Adams
When children are involved in a divorce, you have to deal with not just your own emotions, but also theirs. Here are some tips for these conversations.
(1/10/19) Managing Editor
Here are links to known Law School based ADR Programs. Please let us know if you are aware of additional programs.
Mediate.com is proud to announce our new video Interview Series:
“The Place of Mediation In Our Society, Culture, Media and Politics.”
(1/09/19) Managing Editor
Indigenous practices can help resolve family disputes outside of the court system and need to be considered during high-conflict disputes, such as those involving land claims or natural resources, say lawyers and mediators that work with Indigenous communities.
(1/04/19) Alia Ismail
The existence of duality is not only natural, but could be converted to an asset.
(1/04/19) Amy Sereday
How many times have you left a conversation with a loved one feeling frustrated; like they didn’t listen to a single thing you said?
(12/28/18) Patrick Mastronardo
This article discusses a Florida Court-Ordered mediation with a Limited English Proficient (LEP) party.
(12/28/18) Supreme Court of India
Mediation has emerged as a fast growing disputes redressal mechanism. The Supreme Court of India has constituted Mediation and Conciliation Project Committee (MCPC) to oversee the effective implementation of Mediation and Conciliation in the country.
(12/28/18) Sylwester Pieckowski
This book teaches us many things, such as that the dynamics of neuroscience may make our your eyes glaze over, but understanding the basics of brain science improves negotiation.
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