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Mediating on the Internet: Today and Tomorrow (part 2 of 2) author.

Mediating on the Internet: Today and Tomorrow (part 2 of 2)

To Part 1 ~~~~~~~~~~ Subject: Online Mediation; Getting Started Hello party 1 and party 2: Thank you for using Online...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Mediation in Sexual Harassment Cases author.

Mediation in Sexual Harassment Cases

Currently, there are more rules, regulations, and laws dealing with sexual discrimination, and particularly sexual harassment, than any other substantive...

By Tim Hicks
Mediation: A Process To Regain Control of Your Life author.

Mediation: A Process To Regain Control of Your Life

Are you weary of trying to solve the pressing conflicts in your life through long drawn out legal battles? Does...

By Nathan Davidovich
What is Mediation? author.

What is Mediation?

Mediation may be thought of as "assisted negotiation." Negotiation may be thought of as "communications for agreement." Hence, mediation is...

By Managing Editor
What is Negotiation? author.

What is Negotiation?

What is Negotiation? A: There are two principle negotiation theories and strategic approaches to negotiation: competitive or positional negotiation; and...

By Managing Editor
The Five Stages Of Mediation author.

The Five Stages Of Mediation

This article appeared in the September 1997 edition of "Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation," a publication of the...

By Jeffrey Krivis
From Hatred And Blame To Compassion And Resolution author.

From Hatred And Blame To Compassion And Resolution

This article appeared in the January/February 1997 issue of The California Therapist. It is reprinted with permission of the California...

By Jack Hamilton
Real Litigators Don’t Eat Quiche And Other Myths About Mediation author.

Real Litigators Don’t Eat Quiche And Other Myths About Mediation

Myth #1: A tough, effective, take-no-prisoners litigator should not mediate, because real litigators don't mediate. Fact: The problem with this...

By Steven Rosenberg
Mediation Is Not For Sissies author.

Mediation Is Not For Sissies

Last month, a reporter from the Los Angeles Daily Journal asked me a question about mediation which gave me quite...

By Jeff Kichaven
What Happens In Mediation? author.

What Happens In Mediation?

"Of those that reached agreement in Mediation, two thirds of both men and women agreed that spousal support was fair;...

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten
The Big Secret, excerpt from Finding Common Ground, A Field Guide to Mediation author.

The Big Secret, excerpt from Finding Common Ground, A Field Guide to Mediation

Order at Amazon.com We dance round in a ring and suppose But the Secret sits in the middle and knows....

By Barbara Ashley Phillips
Mediaciòn: Alternativa para la resoluciòn de conflictos author.

Mediaciòn: Alternativa para la resoluciòn de conflictos

"Win-win" ("ganar-ganar") has reached Cuba. Thanks to the vision of law professor Armando Castanedo Abay of the Universidad de La...

By Armando Castaneda Abay
Pre-Mediation Questionnaire: Dispute Clarification Tool author.

Pre-Mediation Questionnaire: Dispute Clarification Tool

Many disputes have a prior history of an amicable relationship. This is especially true in business disputes. Litigation (arbitration or...

By John Gromala
Why Mediation Works author.

Why Mediation Works

"Traditional litigation is a mistake that must be corrected... For some disputes trials will be the only means, but for...

By Michael Roberts
The Ten Biggest Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediation author.

The Ten Biggest Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediation

This article originally appeared in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin (June 1999)Effective representation of clients in mediation requires the same...

By Richard Spier
A Winning Formula For Mediation author.

A Winning Formula For Mediation

Most people approach mediation with the best of intentions. They are hopeful that the negotiation will achieve their ultimate goal...

By Jeffrey Krivis
Choosing the "Expert" Mediator author.

Choosing the "Expert" Mediator

When a dispute is truly ripe for mediation, who you choose to mediate is unlikely to affect the outcome. When...

By Norm Brand
Should A Mediator Also Be An Attorney? author.

Should A Mediator Also Be An Attorney?

Among the more hotly debated issues concerning appropriate qualifications for mediators is the question as to whether it is preferable...

By Cris Currie
Maximizing Mediation author.

Maximizing Mediation

A critical set of issues for the mediator revolve around the issue of capacity and power. Specifically, does the mediator...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Learning To Use The Mediation Process – A Guide For Lawyers author.

Learning To Use The Mediation Process – A Guide For Lawyers

Mediation is changing law practice. It is the cheapest, lowest risk, and most under-utilized form of alternative dispute resolution. And...

By Norm Brand
The Space Between the Parties: A model for understanding the magic of mediation author.

The Space Between the Parties: A model for understanding the magic of mediation

Just for a moment, let's put aside all of the talk of anger management, neutrality, opening statements, ground rules, communication...

By S. Elise Peeples
Online Dispute Resolution in the U.S. author.

Online Dispute Resolution in the U.S.

Introduction to:  Mediate.com; Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc. (RIS); Online Resolution, Inc. and Online Mediators John Helie and Jim Melamed founded...

By James Melamed, J.D., John Helie
Eleven Questions Most Commonly Asked About Mediation author.

Eleven Questions Most Commonly Asked About Mediation

Most lists contain numbers of items that have a traditional context -- 7, 10, or 20. A list of twelve...

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten
Reasons To Consider Mediation author.

Reasons To Consider Mediation

1. The court that is to hear the case is likely to order mediation and you would rather pick your...

By Jeffrey Krivis

Quick Reference for Selecting a Mediator

Five Steps to Choosing a Qualified Mediator Checklist 1: What Do You Want? 1. What are your goals? 2. What...

By Alaska Judicial Council
Benefits of Mediation author.

Benefits of Mediation

People in disputes who are considering using mediation as a way to resolve their differences often want to know what...

By Managing Editor
Other Dispute Resolution Processes author.

Other Dispute Resolution Processes

There is a spectrum of dispute resolution processes, ranging from informal discussion to formal adjudication. The concept behind the development...

By Managing Editor
Spirit of Friend to Family Alive author.

Spirit of Friend to Family Alive

Permission to publish by Eugene Register Guard and Author September 26, 1998 We've lost a peacemaker. Not the headline-making, Nobel...

By Karen McGowan , Kathleen O'Connell Corcoran

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