Category: Mediation Policy

Family Law Mediators: A Tool to Reduce Conflict in and out of Mediation for Your Co-parent Clients author.

Family Law Mediators: A Tool to Reduce Conflict in and out of Mediation for Your Co-parent Clients

As a family law mediator, it can be really difficult to work with a couple who are at each other’s...

By Jen Schimbeno, Brandyn Roark Caires
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education

Chances are, one reason you got into mediation was to make a difference. Have you ever thought about getting into...

By Ashley Rosenthal, Veronica Cravener
Divorce Without Court: A Better Way To Divorce – Video Panel author.

Divorce Without Court: A Better Way To Divorce – Video Panel

A panel discussion featuring four experts who will discuss how divorce mediation can help you through the process and deal with...

By Leyla Balakhane, Chip Rose
Options For Resolving Business Partnership Disputes author.

Options For Resolving Business Partnership Disputes

Business partnerships, just like every other human relationship, go through periods of conflict or disagreement. However, allowing disagreements to fester...

By Carmela DeNicola
Proposal for A User Friendlier CCP Section 664.6 author.

Proposal for A User Friendlier CCP Section 664.6

Most settlement agreements provide that the entire action shall be dismissed and the court shall retain jurisdiction under Code of...

By Michael Diliberto
The Marriage Between Conflict Management and Change Management author.

The Marriage Between Conflict Management and Change Management

At a much earlier time in my career, I addressed the disciplines of conflict management and change management as if...

By Ralph Kilmann
ODR – From Dial-up to Fiber author.

ODR – From Dial-up to Fiber

The world continues to change rapidly, and most of us race to keep pace with technological advances. While some would...

By Keri Morris
Future of ODR In Kenya author.

Future of ODR In Kenya

Future of ODR In Kenya Mediation has a way of resolving disputes is as old as the human kind. Kenya...

By Daniel Nganga Ndogo
A Comparison of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems author.

A Comparison of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems

For those disputants who have found that there is no pertinent binding or legal remedy to their problems or where...

By Sharon Kendrick-Johnson
Needed: Random Acts of Kindness author.

Needed: Random Acts of Kindness

I was at a concert of the LA Philharmonic one recent Sunday afternoon to hear some ballet music, including Stravinsky’s...

By Maria Simpson
Waiting – A Mediation Distraction author.

Waiting – A Mediation Distraction

Back in the early 80’s when mediation was just taking hold as an alternative to court, joint session held first...

By Paul Rajkowski
Opening Statements in Mediation: What world are we making? author.

Opening Statements in Mediation: What world are we making?

"The world is made, not found." (W Barnet Pearce) I had been a mediator for about 10 years before I...

By Charlie Irvine
My Many Years with the TKI and MBTI Assessment Tools author.

My Many Years with the TKI and MBTI Assessment Tools

In 1970, while enrolled in UCLA’s doctoral program in the behavioral sciences, I took the Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI)...

By Ralph Kilmann
Bob Bordone Reacts to Gun Control author.

Bob Bordone Reacts to Gun Control

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1yYNb_sUts Are you feeling upset about all the mass shootings and not sure where to start to look to feel...

By Bob Bordone
Prenuptial Agreements: What Do The Statistical Trends Say? author.

Prenuptial Agreements: What Do The Statistical Trends Say?

Contract sales presentation Real estate Sales of houses Calculation of house sales rates. Mediation is an excellent choice when two...

By Roseann Vanella
Introducing the New Mediate.com! author.

Introducing the New Mediate.com!

Greetings, Mediate.com community! I'm Colin, the CEO of Mediate.com, and I'm very pleased today to announce the launch of the...

By Colin Rule
Proposal for A User Friendlier CCP Section 664.6 author.

Proposal for A User Friendlier CCP Section 664.6

Most settlement agreements provide that the entire action shall be dismissed and the court shall retain jurisdiction under Code of...

By Michael Diliberto
Conflict Management and Philosophy author.

Conflict Management and Philosophy

I’m publishing this newsletter series to discuss the nuances of the four timeless topics for people and organizations: conflict, change,...

By Ralph Kilmann
Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Video Eviction Mediation Program in Uncertain Times author.

Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Video Eviction Mediation Program in Uncertain Times

This article is part of a series of perspectives on eviction mediation program development that is being supported by the...

By Jennifer Shack
The Pandemic’s Silver Lining for the Courts author.

The Pandemic’s Silver Lining for the Courts

The coronavirus has led to inconvenience, case backlogs, and court closures across the nation. Yet thanks to Zoom and other...

By Michael Diliberto
Prenuptial Agreements: What Do The Statistical Trends Say? author.

Prenuptial Agreements: What Do The Statistical Trends Say?

Mediation is an excellent choice when two upcoming spouses want a neutral process to discuss and finalize the financial terms...

By Roseann Vanella
First We Take Manhattan author.

First We Take Manhattan

Leonard Cohen’s protest song about terrorism was, he said in a 1988 interview, about the power of ideas to shake...

By Tony Guise
Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Video Eviction Mediation Program in Uncertain Times author.

Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Video Eviction Mediation Program in Uncertain Times

This article is part of a series of perspectives on eviction mediation program development that is being supported by the American Arbitration...

By Jennifer Shack
The Art of the Term Sheet author.

The Art of the Term Sheet

Have you ever had the experience when working on a matter with a client where you are sent, at the outset,...

By Laurie Israel
7 Points on the War and Dialogue from Ukrainian Mediators and Dialogue Facilitators author.

7 Points on the War and Dialogue from Ukrainian Mediators and Dialogue Facilitators

Assembled by Dr. Tetiana Kyselova THIS DOCUMENT WAS DEVELOPED BY UKRAINIAN MEDIATORS AND DIALOGUE FACILITATORS to convey their voice and...

By Tatiana Kyselova
Your Rearview Mirror author.

Your Rearview Mirror

My father encouraged us to be handy. He encouraged us to read the instructions and do it ourselves if we...

By Mordechai Rhine
Chemistry and the World of Mediation author.

Chemistry and the World of Mediation

I have been fortunate in the more than 25 years I have been mediating cases. I have met and worked...

By Donald Cripe
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Bernard Mayer & Jacqueline Font-Guzman, interviewed by Michelle LeBaron author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Bernard Mayer & Jacqueline Font-Guzman, interviewed by Michelle LeBaron

Recording of the tenth episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Bernard S. Mayer and Jacqueline Font-Guzman talking about their...

By Bernard Mayer, Jacqueline Font-Guzmán, Michelle LeBaron
History of Decision Making and Application to Dispute Resolution author.

History of Decision Making and Application to Dispute Resolution

Decision-making is an integral part of conflict resolution. Any decisions taken at any level during the resolution process must consider...

By Robert Bergman
Privileged Remarks author.

Privileged Remarks

Nondisparagement clauses are commonly used in settlement agreements. Some clauses are simple one-liners such as “The parties agree not to...

By Michael Diliberto

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