This article directs the special advantages of mediation for resolving disputes. It outlines the specific procedure for mediation that optimizes these advantages over arbitration.
This article covers Restoring Community Day held in 2017, including plans for the upcoming Community Day to be held in October 2018.
On September 11, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed in a law which will require attorneys to inform their clients of the confidentiality restrictions related to mediation.
When one ignores one’s own emotions, to maintain face, or to increase hopes for immature peace, the likelihood for an unexpected emotional burst, by oneself, or by the other, increases.
It sounds counter intuitive, but Inaction or avoidance can be a viable way of dealing with workplace conflict.
In franchise disputes, lawyers and parties who search for mediators drill down on mediators’ professional backgrounds, often paying the most attention to whether potential mediators have previously represented franchisors or franchisees.
By following some simple tips and committing yourself to being the best co-parent possible, you can help to ensure your children thrive during and after the divorce.
This article discusses topics that often come up in Evaluative Mediation trainings: A selected number can be included in a course on evaluative mediation, and exercises used to assist “learning” of those topics.
(8/24/18)Sandeep Bhalothia, Vizita Singh
Sulh or amicable settlement has a long history within Arab and Islamic societies and have their roots in pre-Islamic Arabia.
Nature Deficit Disorder, a phrase coined by Richard Louv in his book, Last Child in The Woods, is used to describe the impact that urbanisation along with the technological era has had, in reducing the time children are having in nature, nearby nature.
This article discusses how Italy has approached the initial mediation session.
If a parent wants to set their child up for success, they should strive to teach them how to handle their emotions in a healthy way.
The theme of the article is that while we might be neurologically and sociologically primed to “Fight or Flight”, we can choose another way and thereby reduce the conflict in our lives.
Stemcor USA Incorporated addresses federal court jurisdiction based on the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and court enforcement of provisional remedies in aid of arbitration.
Your mediation summary can make the process easier both for yourself, but also the mediator.
Everyone’s talking polarization these days.
The trial of Paul Manafort is a good illustration of an important value of trials.
This article discusses how mediators can apply the communication skills used by Crisis Counselors to help people in crisis.
This article discusses how cooperation can be enhanced through a transdisciplinary approach to water negotiations, refusing to accept tired cliches and really talking.
This article discusses what has been learned over the last few decades about Mediation in Juvenile Dependency Court.
Dispute Resolution leader Kenneth Cloke discusses how we can discuss politics to bring about change instead of division.
This article discusses Kahneman's words “Odd as it may seem, I am my remembering self, and the experiencing self, who does my living, is like a stranger to me.”
In our mediation efforts, once we are in the realm of “public policy,” we are inevitably poking our noses into questions of intergenerational equity and “governance” and how authentic collaboration can be achieved or improved.
(7/06/18)Milan Slama, Kenneth Rasmussen
This article discusses the ideological divide looking at conflict from both a mediator's (Part 1) and a therapist's perspective (Part 2).
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This article discusses this concept: “Conflict in divorce cannot be resolved if we don't talk to each other.”