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Preparing for Mediation: Starting a File author.

Preparing for Mediation: Starting a File

Civil Negotiation and Mediation by Nancy HudginsWe’ve all spent weeks on trial preparation. If mediation (or other ADR) is going...

By Nancy Hudgins
Mediation Evolution author.

Mediation Evolution

Kluwer Meditation Blog by Rick WielerTwo stories in the Canadian media caught my eye this past month. New Rules for...

By Richard Weiler
Mediation Confidentiality is Alive and Well in the Tenth Circuit author.

Mediation Confidentiality is Alive and Well in the Tenth Circuit

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack Readers of not only my blog but those of other California neutrals are...

By Phyllis Pollack
The Very Cutting Edge of International Arbitration author.

The Very Cutting Edge of International Arbitration

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips I was privileged to be included in the recent European Users’ Council Symposium at...

By F. Peter Phillips
10 Questions from New England ACR author.

10 Questions from New England ACR

Conflict Zen Blog by Tammy LenskiLast month I facilitated a conversation about language and relevancy in the conflict resolution field...

By Tammy Lenski
Good Magicians are Masters at Attention Choreography: So are Good Mediators author.

Good Magicians are Masters at Attention Choreography: So are Good Mediators

Neuroscience and Conflict Resolution Blog by Stephanie West AllenWhy are neuroscientists interested in the skills of magicians? Because magicians have...

By Stephanie West Allen
ODR Gaining Traction author.

ODR Gaining Traction

Novo Justice Blog by Colin RuleChristy Burke, Legal IT Professionals: “Courtroom showdowns make for great movie scenes, but To Kill...

By Colin Rule
What Does Fairness Have to do with It? author.

What Does Fairness Have to do with It?

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack In my years as a mediator, it has struck me that the smaller...

By Phyllis Pollack
Poor Behavior 12: Lack of Openness or Honesty author.

Poor Behavior 12: Lack of Openness or Honesty

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott When people don’t know what’s happening they often get a movie going in...

By Vivian Scott
What Women’s Initiatives Need author.

What Women’s Initiatives Need

It’s not at all surprising that most women’s initiatives at most AmLaw200 law firms have been dismal failures. They failed...

By Victoria Pynchon
The Courage to Listen in Conflicts author.

The Courage to Listen in Conflicts

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine Segal“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it...

By Lorraine Segal
AudioBlog: Talking to the Enemy author.

AudioBlog: Talking to the Enemy

I heard an amazing interview on the The World radio program today, with a young American Army commander, Captain Michael...

By Joe Markowitz
Mediating the Four Meanings in a Message author.

Mediating the Four Meanings in a Message

Kluwer Mediation BlogIt is often said that listening is one of a mediator’s core skills. At the same time the...

By Nadja Alexander
So you Need to Mediate, HELP! Now what? author.

So you Need to Mediate, HELP! Now what?

Texas Conflict Coach by Pattie PorterWe all have conflict in our lives, some disputes are more explosive and destructive than...

By Patricia Porter
Judge and Mediator – Big Brother? author.

Judge and Mediator – Big Brother?

Fairly Legal Blog by Clare FowlerJudges and court-appointed mediators have an interesting relationship. ”Interesting” can be defined as big brother,...

By Clare Fowler
Recent Developments in International Arbitration author.

Recent Developments in International Arbitration

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes Following are this month’s recent developments in international arbitration law...

By Victoria VanBuren
Beyond the Numbers: the Client, the Court, and Dispute Resolution author.

Beyond the Numbers: the Client, the Court, and Dispute Resolution

Kluwer Mediation BlogHe was a widower and a grandfather. He arrived at the mediation with his attorney and one of...

By Diane J. Levin
The Best Interests of Children: Negotiating in the Shadow of the Law author.

The Best Interests of Children: Negotiating in the Shadow of the Law

Distance Family Mediation by Susanna Jani Today, it is my privilege to publish a post about what is undoubtedly the...

By Susanna Jani
Poor Behavior 10: Being Uncomfortable with Change author.

Poor Behavior 10: Being Uncomfortable with Change

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Change almost always brings fear. When a shift from the normal is announced,...

By Vivian Scott
Ten Common Negotiation Mistakes author.

Ten Common Negotiation Mistakes

Civil Negotiation and Mediation by Nancy HudginsHarvard Business School Professors Deepak Malhotra and Max Bazerman wrote one of my favorite...

By Nancy Hudgins
Check the Status, Please author.

Check the Status, Please

Kluwer Meditation Blog.This story is for you if: It’s difficult to tell who the decision makers are on your cases....

By Jeffrey Krivis
Complexity Matters author.

Complexity Matters

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution In his book “In the Name of Identity: Violence and the Need to...

By Roi Ben-Yehuda
Mediation Lawyering – the New Legal Specialisation author.

Mediation Lawyering – the New Legal Specialisation

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution It is a fact of life that lawyers will be involved in many...

By Nadja Alexander
When Conflict Comes Home: Homeowner Association Turns Into Mafia-like Protection Racket author.

When Conflict Comes Home: Homeowner Association Turns Into Mafia-like Protection Racket

Eye on Conflict Blog by Lee Jay Berman In Hawaii, a Molokai couple won a $3.9 million verdict against their...

By Lee Jay Berman
Confidentiality Exceptions author.

Confidentiality Exceptions

Mediation's Place by Joe Markowitz Last year the California Supreme Court upheld California's expansive protection for mediation confidentiality to bar...

By Joe Markowitz
Poor Behavior 9: Rescuing author.

Poor Behavior 9: Rescuing

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Do you work with someone whose shortcomings tug at your heart strings? Taking...

By Vivian Scott
Order Or Chaos – What Is Your Preference? author.

Order Or Chaos – What Is Your Preference?

Kluwer Meditation Blog.I recently came across a new word – new to me, at least, which was irritating because I...

By Bill Marsh
Conflict Resolution on Pinterest author.

Conflict Resolution on Pinterest

Novo Justice Blog by Colin RuleGreat post on Kirsten Kowalski’s blog: “Last week another photographer posted a question on Facebook...

By Colin Rule
First Impressions & Thin Slices author.

First Impressions & Thin Slices

If first impressions are so important in a variety of interactions and professions, what role could it play in mediation...

By Jeff Thompson
Poor Behavior 7: Rushing in to Fix Things author.

Poor Behavior 7: Rushing in to Fix Things

Rushing in with a super-hero cape and special powers to fix whatever is ailing a project could result in the...

By Vivian Scott

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