Category: Collaborative Practice

Creating A Message That Helps You Attract Clients To Your Collaborative Practice author.

Creating A Message That Helps You Attract Clients To Your Collaborative Practice

One of the most important strategies to grow your Collaborative Practice is to master how you communicate the value of...

By Elizabeth Ferris
Building Bridges: The Vital Role of Professional Relationships in the Collaborative Law Process author.

Building Bridges: The Vital Role of Professional Relationships in the Collaborative Law Process

In the twenty years since the practice of Collaborative Law began, professionals have found that the strength of their working...

By David Hoffman, Dawn Ash
How the Choices You Make Will Impact Your Success in Transforming Your Practice author.

How the Choices You Make Will Impact Your Success in Transforming Your Practice

One of the biggest challenges for growing a collaborative practice is finding the time to learn new skills, attend meetings...

By Elizabeth Ferris
ABA’s Public Civility Initiative author.

ABA’s Public Civility Initiative

From the Business Conflict Blog of Peter Phillips.It is curious that, as formal training in private negotiation increases, the quality...

By F. Peter Phillips
Article: An Empirical Analysis of Collaborative Practice author.

Article: An Empirical Analysis of Collaborative Practice

From the Disputing Blog of Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes.John Lande, Director of the LLM Program in Dispute...

By Beth Graham
Is There a Magic Bullet for Growing Your Collaborative Practice? author.

Is There a Magic Bullet for Growing Your Collaborative Practice?

You have made the decision that you want to grow your mediation and/or collaborative practice. You want to attract more...

By Elizabeth Ferris
An Empirical Analysis of Collaborative Practice author.

An Empirical Analysis of Collaborative Practice

Originally published in Family Court Review, Vol. 49, pp. 257-281, April 2011 - republished with permissionThis article summarizes empirical research...

By John Lande
The Value of a Psychologist Mediator author.

The Value of a Psychologist Mediator

Consumers of mediation services have a range of options when it comes to choosing a mediator. For many, especially in...

By Ilene Diamond
Michael Coyne: A Lawyer’s View of ADR – Video author.

Michael Coyne: A Lawyer’s View of ADR – Video

Michael Coyne, Associate Dean of the Massachusetts School of Law hosts a Question of Law, with the topic being Dispute...

By Michael Coyne
Collaboration Needed To Improve Health Care Delivery System author.

Collaboration Needed To Improve Health Care Delivery System

From the Disputing Blog of Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes.According to an American Hospital Association (AHA) News report,...

By Holly Hayes
Another Situation Calling For Collaborative Law author.

Another Situation Calling For Collaborative Law

Last week, while working essentially in a role of settlement counsel in a business transaction dispute, I came across another...

By Michael A. Zeytoonian
William Hartgering: Mediation Likeness to Improvisational Theater – Video author.

William Hartgering: Mediation Likeness to Improvisational Theater – Video

William Hartgering explains the satisfaction he gets out of mediating and seeing parties change throughout the process.

By William E. Hartgering
Helping Lawyers Help Clients Make Good Decisions About Dispute Resolution author.

Helping Lawyers Help Clients Make Good Decisions About Dispute Resolution

Lawyers face a great challenge in advising clients about what dispute resolution (DR) process to use. There are many DR...

By John Lande
The Uniform Collaborative Law Act’s Contribution to Informed Client Decision Making in Choosing a Dispute Resolution Process author.

The Uniform Collaborative Law Act’s Contribution to Informed Client Decision Making in Choosing a Dispute Resolution Process

This Article describes how lawyers can implement the requirements of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act to obtain clients’ informed consent....

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten, John Lande
Greg Bourne: Art and Science of Mediation – Video author.

Greg Bourne: Art and Science of Mediation – Video

Greg Bourne discusses how both art (intuition and experience), as well as science (theory and structure) are part of the...

By Greg Bourne
The Peacemaking Option For Divorce And Dissolution Of Domestic Partnerships: How Family Scientists Support Interest Based Conciliation And What This Means For Separating Couples author.

The Peacemaking Option For Divorce And Dissolution Of Domestic Partnerships: How Family Scientists Support Interest Based Conciliation And What This Means For Separating Couples

Introduction Anyone who has experienced ‘adversarial divorce by Court process’ knows that it is toxic, uncontrolled and uncontrollable, destructively expensive,...

By Thurman W. Arnold III
The Promise and Perils of Collaborative Law author.

The Promise and Perils of Collaborative Law

Originally published in Dispute Resolution Magazine, Vol. 12, p. 29, Fall 2005 - republished with permissionGetting people to use an...

By John Lande
The Psychology Of Mediation, Part I:  The Mediator’s Issues Of Self And Identity author.

The Psychology Of Mediation, Part I: The Mediator’s Issues Of Self And Identity

NOTE: The following article is excerpted from Elizabeth Bader’s forthcoming article in the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal. It has...

By Elizabeth Bader
Book Review Of Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Helping Families Without Going To Court author.

Book Review Of Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Helping Families Without Going To Court

"We had to learn ourselves, and furthermore we had to teach the despairing men, that it did not matter what...

By Nan Burnett
Pearlstein, Arthur: Directly Supplying ADR Providers for Market’s Demand – Video author.

Pearlstein, Arthur: Directly Supplying ADR Providers for Market’s Demand – Video

Arthur Pearlstein describes how the Werner Institute prepares students to meet the market's demands for dispute resolution.

By Arthur Pearlstein
Susan Carpenter: Court v. Conciliation – Video author.

Susan Carpenter: Court v. Conciliation – Video

Susan Carpenter talks about the importance of having both a court system along with conciliation and mediation processes because they...

By Susan Carpenter
Confidentiality in Collaborative Cases After Thottam author.

Confidentiality in Collaborative Cases After Thottam

An earlier version of this article was first published in the Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire (CCRE) Civil Collaborative...

By Elizabeth Bader
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Teaching Negotiation – Video author.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Teaching Negotiation – Video

Carrie Menkel-Meadow teaches negotiation highlighting four different models and she believes that it is important to teach all four models.

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
McKnight, Marilyn: Social Work Background as Mediator – Video author.

McKnight, Marilyn: Social Work Background as Mediator – Video

Marilyn McKnight discusses her background in social work and how it has affected her work as a mediator.

By Marilyn McKnight
McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video author.

McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video

Hugh McIssac discusses the transformative approach and how it is closer to a therapeutic process than one where the main...

By Hugh McIssac
Meierding, Nina: Influential Experts – Video author.

Meierding, Nina: Influential Experts – Video

Nina Meierding describes different expert mediators that have influenced her in different fields within mediation including custody disputes, domestic violence,...

By Nina Meierding
Larry Susskind: Two Sources of Resistance to Mediation – Video author.

Larry Susskind: Two Sources of Resistance to Mediation – Video

Larry Susskind speaks of the resistance to mediation as coming from two sources - people of authority and power who...

By Larry Susskind
New Article from John Lande author.

New Article from John Lande

Just up: Lande's 50 page The Movement Toward Early Case Handling in Courts and Private Dispute Resolution Contents; Early Case...

By Geoff Sharp
What Collaborative Counsel Does For The Collaborative Client author.

What Collaborative Counsel Does For The Collaborative Client

Collaborative law is a form of alternative dispute resolution for divorcing couples who prefer not to endure litigation, but desire...

By Laurie Israel
Rose, Chip: Beginnings of Collaborative Law – Video author.

Rose, Chip: Beginnings of Collaborative Law – Video

Chip Rose talks about his first introduction to collaborative law and how it seemed to fill the gap between traditional...

By Chip Rose

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