Category: Memorials

Remembering Victor Herbert, Berkeley’s ‘Mr. Mediator’ author.

Remembering Victor Herbert, Berkeley’s ‘Mr. Mediator’

Victor Herbert died at home in Berkeley on June 26, aged 96. Herbert helped establish Berkeley Dispute Resolution Service in...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Remembering Mediator Irvin P. Foster author.

Remembering Mediator Irvin P. Foster

Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation by Dan SimonIrvin P. Foster, who mentored and inspired many mediators, died on...

By Dan Simon
Ronald Melin Supancic – A Memorial author.

Ronald Melin Supancic – A Memorial

“Birth is involuntary. Death is inevitable. Such is life. It begins with a single inhalation. It ends with a single exhalation. In between, we...

By Ron Supancic
In Memorium: Dr. Jerome Thomas Barrett 1932-2020 author.

In Memorium: Dr. Jerome Thomas Barrett 1932-2020

Dr. Jerome Thomas Barrett, a lifelong learner, amateur boxer, sailor, mediator, world traveler, marathon runner, author, civic activist and archivist...

By Jerry Barrett
Stanley Leonard Rodbell – 1934 – 2020 author.

Stanley Leonard Rodbell – 1934 – 2020

Stanley Leonard Rodbell, 86, of Columbia, Maryland, died July 29, 2020. Mr. Rodbell was born April 4, 1934, in Baltimore...

By Stan Rodbell
Interview with Richard Salem author.

Interview with Richard Salem

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Richard Salem, a pioneer in the field of mediation and dispute...

By Richard Salem
Interview with Roger Fisher author.

Interview with Roger Fisher

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020. Access all Roger Fisher videos here.This is...

By Roger Fisher
Interview with Sid Lezak author.

Interview with Sid Lezak

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020. Access all Sid Lezak videos here. This...

By Sid Lezak
Mediation Field Mourns the Loss of Family Mediation Pioneer Lawrence D. Gaughan author.

Mediation Field Mourns the Loss of Family Mediation Pioneer Lawrence D. Gaughan

It is with deep sadness that we learned this week about the passing of Lawrence D. Gaughan, a pioneer professional...

By Larry Gaughan, Michael Aurit
Dissing of Civil Discourse pt. 1 author.

Dissing of Civil Discourse pt. 1

 From the Accord blog.Much has been written about the breakdown in public discourse and civil debate in the country and,...

By Dick Harris
In Memorium: Perri Ellen Mayes, Leading Milwaukee Mediator – 1960 – 2018 author.

In Memorium: Perri Ellen Mayes, Leading Milwaukee Mediator – 1960 – 2018

Perri Ellen Mayes passed peacefully on March 1, 2018, after a short illness, which she battled with grace and courage....

By Mediate.com Staff
In Memoriam: Frank E.A. Sander, pioneer in ADR (1927-2018) author.

In Memoriam: Frank E.A. Sander, pioneer in ADR (1927-2018)

See Complete Interview with Frank Sander Frank E.A. Sander ’52, a longtime Harvard Law School professor and a pioneer in...

By Frank Sander
Gone, But Not Forgotten author.

Gone, But Not Forgotten

Very recently I became aware of the passing of a fellow mediator colleague who left us way too soon and...

By Steven Goldman
Three Quotations from Lincoln on Conflict Resolution author.

Three Quotations from Lincoln on Conflict Resolution

In Kind Memory of Joseph Markowitz It’s ironic that the president who led us through by most measures our most...

By Joe Markowitz
In Memoriam: Joseph Markowitz author.

In Memoriam: Joseph Markowitz

Authored by Floyd J. Siegal, Wendy Kramer, Robyn Weinstein, Jason Harper, and Jack Goetz. Today we lost an irreplaceable member...

By Joe Markowitz
In Memoriam: CPR Chairman Emeritus Charles Renfrew author.

In Memoriam: CPR Chairman Emeritus Charles Renfrew

CPR Speaks BlogBy Russ Bleemer The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Dispute Resolution mourns the loss of Chairman Emeritus Charles...

By Chris Poole
Addressing Injustice: Why and How Do People Seek Justice? author.

Addressing Injustice: Why and How Do People Seek Justice?

Originally published at Psychology TodayMorton Deutsch, eminent psychologist, Columbia University professor, mentor extraordinaire, and one of the founders of the...

By Peter T. Coleman
Go Back to the Future to Discover How Your Agreement Could Fail author.

Go Back to the Future to Discover How Your Agreement Could Fail

When we’ve put in effort to solve a problem, we want our solution, decision, or agreement to have every chance...

By Tammy Lenski
World Peace: How Do We Keep Nations from Thermonuclear War? author.

World Peace: How Do We Keep Nations from Thermonuclear War?

Originally published in Psychology Today here. Morton Deutsch, eminent psychologist, Columbia University professor, mentor extraordinaire, and one of the founders of...

By Morton Deutsch, Peter T. Coleman
Margaret Shaw Memorial author.

Margaret Shaw Memorial

  "Margaret Shaw will always be remembered as one of the leaders of the mediation field.  Margaret was a trailblazer...

By Margaret Shaw
Jack McCrory Memorial author.

Jack McCrory Memorial

On January 17, 2017, our dear friend and colleague Professor John P. (Jack) McCrory passed away. Jack began his teaching...

By Jack McCrory
In Memory of Tim Pownall, 1948-2016 author.

In Memory of Tim Pownall, 1948-2016

Pepperdine University, Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution has announced: "Our friend and colleague, Tim Pownall, passed away October 9, 2016. Tim...

By Mediate.com Staff
Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video) author.

Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video)

Marshall Peter is soon retiring as Director of Direction Service, a multi-program, family support agency founded in 1977 in Eugene,...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Gerald Phillips, Attorney & Philanthropist, Passes Away at 90 author.

Gerald Phillips, Attorney & Philanthropist, Passes Away at 90

Gerald F. Phillips, attorney, ethicist and philanthropist, passed away on October 19, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA surrounded by his...

By Mediate.com Staff
Melvin Alvin Max Rubin author.

Melvin Alvin Max Rubin

On August 12th, 2015, Mel Rubin passed away. All who knew him are deeply saddened by his loss. Also see...

By Mediate.com Staff
Colin J. Wall Memorial author.

Colin J. Wall Memorial

The death of Colin J. Wall on July 16, 2015, is a crushing blow to our profession and a personal...

By F. Peter Phillips
Remembering Jonathan Reitman author.

Remembering Jonathan Reitman

We lost a leader and wise teacher of conflict resolution when Jonathan Reitman passed away on June 7th after more...

By Ann Gosline
Mediation Pioneer Richard A. Salem 1930-2014 author.

Mediation Pioneer Richard A. Salem 1930-2014

From Peter Salem Dick Salem passed away on March 22, 2014 due to complications from a stroke. He was a...

By Richard Salem

In Memory of Dr. Warren Ashley

Dr. Ashley’s legacy as a leader in extended and distance learning is notable. Warren’s contributions to Cal State University -...

By Warren Ashley
In Memory of Mediator Jennifer Lynch author.

In Memory of Mediator Jennifer Lynch

Though it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend Jennifer Lynch, Q.C. on November...

By Managing Editor

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