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Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution author.

Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn my 25 years of running marathons, I have learned a few critical lessons: Don’t...

By Deirdre McCarthy Gallagher
Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay author.

Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, every aspect of our pre-pandemic ways of work is under...

By Patrick Mahoney
The Power of Story to Shift Conflict author.

The Power of Story to Shift Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalThe universe is made of stories, not of atoms. — Muriel Rukeyser Understanding your story...

By Lorraine Segal
New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan David Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties author.

Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties

Legal systems round the globe are grounded in the rule of law and in theory, justice is available readily and...

By Bongkiyi John Paul
After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever author.

After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever

Working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for organizations to demonstrate their emotional qualities, says Arran Heal...

By Arran Heal
How Can We Best Make and Maintain Quality Mediators? author.

How Can We Best Make and Maintain Quality Mediators?

Background It was during late March 2020, soon after the pandemic first made global headlines, that a group of leading mediators and...

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten, James Melamed, J.D.
Research Shows How Changing the Narrative Can Open the Door to Conflict Resolution author.

Research Shows How Changing the Narrative Can Open the Door to Conflict Resolution

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackSummary of: McLamore, Q., Adelman, L., & Leidner, B. (2019). Challenges to traditional narratives of intractable conflict...

By Natalie Davis
How to Bring Civility to Political Arguments author.

How to Bring Civility to Political Arguments

Civility, respect, understanding, and the willingness to listen. These are core conversational virtues that are universally appreciated. What’s interesting is...

By Kwame Christian
Build the Toolbox author.

Build the Toolbox

Announcing a new project: Build the Toolbox. The purpose of this series will be to create a Toolbox of interactive...

By Clare Fowler
The Lawyerization of the Mediation Process author.

The Lawyerization of the Mediation Process

Imagine my surprise years ago when I went through North Carolina family financial mediation training and I learned that the...

By Mary Salisbury
In Their Voices – Video with John Ford author.

In Their Voices – Video with John Ford

In this video series, Michael Lang interviews mediation practitioners about how to have a reflective instead of a reactionary practice. ...

By John Ford
Pretrial Risk Assessment author.

Pretrial Risk Assessment

Nearly everyone both within and outside of the legal profession has heard of bail reform.  Couched typically as “America’s cash bail...

By Jeffrey Clayton
Zoom Fatigue Uncovers Mediators’ Secret Weapon author.

Zoom Fatigue Uncovers Mediators’ Secret Weapon

FLASHBACK July, 2019: I sit in my car, waiting another ten minutes before going in to mediate. I sip my...

By Clare Fowler
When Three Becomes a Crowd author.

When Three Becomes a Crowd

How dispute resolution can help when the courts can’t There appears to be a gradual change from so-called “vanilla” relationships...

By Keri Morris
Mediation, Neutrality, Political Conflicts, and the 2020 Elections author.

Mediation, Neutrality, Political Conflicts, and the 2020 Elections

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”    Martin Luther King, Jr....

By Kenneth Cloke
Survey results: What Do Wisconsin Judges Think About Mediating Cases? author.

Survey results: What Do Wisconsin Judges Think About Mediating Cases?

To increase access to justice, the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Dispute Resolution Section celebrated Mediation Week the third week of October under...

By Lisa Derr
NAFCM Vulnerable Visions author.

NAFCM Vulnerable Visions

The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) discusses the importance of having a vulnerable vision, and standing up for it. This...

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

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

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

By Andrea Maia, Gregg Relyea
The Importance of the Relationship: Using Checklists to Improve Discussions author.

The Importance of the Relationship: Using Checklists to Improve Discussions

The Importance of the Relationship; What are the expectations; and what should be discussed? The relationship between the Air Traffic...

By Christopher Garcia, Scott Rautio
I am no good at making masks, so how can I pitch in during the pandemic? author.

I am no good at making masks, so how can I pitch in during the pandemic?

My son Jacob, an artist, is a member of Idea Fab Labs-Santa Cruz, a “member-driven creation zone.” With a laser cutter...

By Michael Lang
Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19 author.

Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19

The voice on the helpline message for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Conflict Intervention Service quaked with fear:...

By Carole Conn, Roger Moss
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Africa author.

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

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

By Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour
3rd Key-Education: Include Learning in Psychology & Brain Science  to Enhance Mediator Practice author.

3rd Key-Education: Include Learning in Psychology & Brain Science to Enhance Mediator Practice

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 John Sturrock, Tim Hicks
REACH the Three Components of Self-Determination author.

REACH the Three Components of Self-Determination

Conflict is inherent and pulsating in every situation or aspect of life. The potential in the conflict triggers action. Action...

By Uma Ramanathan
4th Key-Professionalism: Modernize the Culture Driving Legal Practice author.

4th Key-Professionalism: Modernize the Culture Driving Legal Practice

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 John Brand
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
6th Key-Government: Sign, Ratify, and Implement the Singapore Convention on Mediation author.

6th Key-Government: Sign, Ratify, and Implement the Singapore Convention on Mediation

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 George Lim
Mediators Needed in this Time Which Tries Our Souls author.

Mediators Needed in this Time Which Tries Our Souls

I am calling upon all Professional Mediators to deploy as a powerful peacemaking force in our current national crisis.  We...

By David Kellem
The Seven Keys Conclusion: Many Paths, One Way author.

The Seven Keys Conclusion: Many Paths, One Way

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 Joanna Kalowski

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