This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with David Hoffman, founder of The Boston Collaborative and former President of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section, filmed as part of Mediate.com's "The Mediators: Views from the Eye of the Storm" Video Series.
David A. Hoffmanis a mediator, arbitrator, and Collaborative Law attorney at Boston Law Collaborative, LLC. He is past chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and co-chair of the Section’s Collaborative Law Committee. He teaches the Mediation course at Harvard Law School, where he is the John H. Watson, Jr. Lecturer on Law. He is the co-editor (with Daniel Bowling) of Bringing Peace into the Room: How the Personal Qualities of the Mediator Impact the Process of Conflict Resolution (Jossey Bass 2003).