Category: Collab Practice

Collaboration is the Future author.

Collaboration is the Future

Lawyers love conflict. They thrive on it. If anyone can coexist with conflict, it’s a lawyer. At least that’s how...

By Larry Bridgesmith
Healing our Divisions in Troubled Times author.

Healing our Divisions in Troubled Times

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine Segal How can we heal the deep divisions in our country? How do we talk...

By Lorraine Segal
Family Mediation vs Family Litigation author.

Family Mediation vs Family Litigation

Many people assume that the only way to resolve a family law matter is to retain counsel and commence a...

By Marian Grande
The Importance of Accurately Attributing Gains on Separate Property in Divorce author.

The Importance of Accurately Attributing Gains on Separate Property in Divorce

Recently I was hired by a divorcing client, let’s call him Joe, who had been contributing to two retirement plans...

By Mary Salisbury
3rd Key – Education: Teach Mediation as a Core Subject Aligned to Real World Needs author.

3rd Key – Education: Teach Mediation as a Core Subject Aligned to Real World Needs

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Barney Jordaan, Deborah Masucci
Reflective Practice – Observing Mediator Language author.

Reflective Practice – Observing Mediator Language

The art and craft of mediation, like many other skills, mainly matures from the myriad mistakes mediators make on their...

By Jonathan Rodrigues
Telephone Mediation in an Age of Social Distancing: Does It Work? author.

Telephone Mediation in an Age of Social Distancing: Does It Work?

In the past few weeks, many articles have appeared on the use of advanced technology for mediation when the parties...

By Kyle Persaud
Kristen Blankley: New Opportunities for Pro Bono in a Pandemic author.

Kristen Blankley: New Opportunities for Pro Bono in a Pandemic

IndisputablyFrom TFOI Kristen Blankley: COVID-19 has created additional need for legal services in many areas, including housing, consumer law, employment...

By John Lande
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: North America author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: North America

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Gregg Relyea, Kenneth Cloke
Family Violence and Family Mediation – Can the two go together? author.

Family Violence and Family Mediation – Can the two go together?

The Independent Panel examining the 2014 Family Justice Reforms confirmed there is a place for Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) in...

By Keri Morris, Nurit Zubery
How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating author.

How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating

When we perceive that someone may have a disability, it is common to think about ways to help that person. ...

By Dan Berstein
Why is This Mediation Different from All Other Mediations? author.

Why is This Mediation Different from All Other Mediations?

Like many of our contemporaries, we were using telephone, email, Skype and Zoom in our practices long before the abrupt...

By Laurel Amaya, Michael Lang
Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace author.

Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace

Facilitation can be an invaluable tool to promote a positive work environment and prevent escalation of employment disputes. In contrast...

By Laura Athens
Getting Started in Mediation author.

Getting Started in Mediation

Author's Note: During these times, it is difficult to focus on anything but day-to-day concerns. The author wishes to acknowledge...

By Gregg Relyea
Divorce & Managing Anxiety during COVID-19 – Video author.

Divorce & Managing Anxiety during COVID-19 – Video

This time is stressful for everyone but at Advanced Mediation Solutions we know that it is extremely stressful for those couples who...

By Roseann Vanella
4 Things You Definitely Need to Become an Accomplished Online Mediator author.

4 Things You Definitely Need to Become an Accomplished Online Mediator

After the outbreak of the coronavirus, many mediators around the world had to learn how to offer online mediation to...

By Giuseppe Leone
Mediators Are Society’s PPE for Conflict and Difficult Decisions author.

Mediators Are Society’s PPE for Conflict and Difficult Decisions

John and Linda and their 3 children have been sheltering in place in their 2000 square foot home for over...

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten
Mediating with Zoom author.

Mediating with Zoom

“Our restaurant needs to either close or move to take-out, and we can’t agree what to do. Can we mediate...

By Clare Fowler
Self Improvement Journey author.

Self Improvement Journey

A core belief  in many traditions holds that the human condition is "dynamic" i.e. not a "static state". Either one...

By Ira Glick
What Is A “High Conflict Divorce,” Anyway? author.

What Is A “High Conflict Divorce,” Anyway?

For many of us, we’re a year or two into what seems like an over-the-top, crazy-town separation before we learn...

By Carrie Gour
The Roots of Intolerance and Opposition to Compromise: The Effects of Absolutism on Political Attitudes author.

The Roots of Intolerance and Opposition to Compromise: The Effects of Absolutism on Political Attitudes

From Pollack Peacebuilding BlogBackground & Theory: Democracy allows for people of different beliefs to resolve their differences peacefully, often requiring...

By Noah Shaw
Use of Mediation During Divorce Proceedings in India author.

Use of Mediation During Divorce Proceedings in India

Need for Mediation before Divorce Proceedings in India Mediation is a part of conflict management of the Alternative Dispute Resolution...

By Saakshi Jain
Mediation in Ayodhya Dispute: Possibilities for Collaborative Resolution author.

Mediation in Ayodhya Dispute: Possibilities for Collaborative Resolution

Judicial Mandate for Ayodhya Mediation In a historic push for pacific settlement of disputes through mediation, Supreme Court of India...

By Ashish Kumar
The Linctus of Choosing a Mediator author.

The Linctus of Choosing a Mediator

Abstract Mediation is now the toast of the day in America, Canada, Australia, the UK and many parts of the...

By Chinwe Egbunike-Umegbolu
New Zealand Family Justice Puts Children First author.

New Zealand Family Justice Puts Children First

COMMENT The people of New Zealand can be confident that children and families are at the front of the minds...

By Keri Morris
Should Therapists Mediate? — A Look at UK therapists author.

Should Therapists Mediate? — A Look at UK therapists

Mediators come from a number of professional backgrounds, but lawyers and therapists are seemingly the most highly represented within their...

By Hadassah Fidler
A Strong Foundation in Canadian Collaborative, Consensus Processes author.

A Strong Foundation in Canadian Collaborative, Consensus Processes

Originally posted by the ADR Institute of Alberta. Why is collaboration so important in today’s world?  The main reason is...

By Robyn Jacobsen
A Lawyer Who Likes to Coach: What’s Up with That? author.

A Lawyer Who Likes to Coach: What’s Up with That?

When I tell my friends that I am now a CPCC (Certified Professional Co-active Coach) and that I like to...

By Ron Pizzo
New California Law Requires Informed Consent to Mediation author.

New California Law Requires Informed Consent to Mediation

New Law. On January 1, a new California law will take effect. It will require a lawyer to make sure...

By Ron Kelly - Arbitrator, Mediator, Trainer
Interruption and Self-Determination author.

Interruption and Self-Determination

Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation by Dan Simon “That’s not true!” “Will you please let me finish?!” turning to...

By Dan Simon

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