Jim W Hildreth is both a private and court appointed mediator, who's specialty is "Real Estate' Disputes.
He has over 40 years of experience and is licensed as a Broker in both California & Louisiana.
He is an also an "Expert Witness" in California Superior Courts.
When not mediating, his hobbies are photography and playing zydeco music.
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Bats, Rattlesnakes, and a Mine Shaft
Mediator Jim Hildreth shares an amusing account of a recent mediation.
Mother Lode Claim Jump
The two groups were equally divided and the Superior Court was wise’in sending this to Mediation.
Will artificial intelligence (AI) , Amazon Echo Alexa , play a role in your Mediation Practice?
I'm going to share a little secret, Akexa does meditations and affirmations--and maybe more?
Mediation and Yoga
This post describes another tool that mediators can add tot heir toolbag.
From Jim Hildreth
Mediate.com is a valuable resource for those who Mediate. The website has always offered those in the ADR field a resource for the exchange of ideas and education. With the 500th edition it speaks volumes about the leadership and commitment to ADR and a useful tool to use in the world of conflict.
Neighbor Tree Dispute
This article gives a great example of a real mediation between two neighbors. Both neighbors faced a tree dispute with very different motives for wanting the case resolved.
Real Estate Mediation and Arbitration
Why Litigate when you can Mediate? Today's consumer has other alternatives in a real estate dispute to avoid the cost and stress of litigation. Two of these alternatives are mediation and arbitration.
Five and a Half Years: A Look Back at Growing a Mediation Practice
Jim Hildreth made the decision five and a half years ago to become a mediator. Today he shares his words of advice for those who are entering the field and wanting to establish their practice.
Tears Flow at Mediation
I am glad that I played a role as a mediator in being a part of bringing a family together.
A “Red Neck” Dispute Involving Tractors, Amo & Guns
The following dispute could happen anywhere, as it deals with raw emotions, a long term friendship that went sour and the mediation process.
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Perspectives In Mediation
Conflict spells “Opportunity” and it is the wise legal counsel that suggest mediation, allowing all options of settlement with a spirit of compromise and open