Category: Public Policy

Heidi Brown’s Books Promoting Flourishing and Effective Practitioners author.

Heidi Brown’s Books Promoting Flourishing and Effective Practitioners

The ABA has published three books by Brooklyn Law Professor and Director of Legal Writing Heidi K. Brown to help law students...

By John Lande
How Your Written and Oral Communication Can Produce – or Reduce – Extreme Polarization author.

How Your Written and Oral Communication Can Produce – or Reduce – Extreme Polarization

Over the course of many years, I gradually came to realize that the particular words and phrases that a person...

By Ralph Kilmann
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
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
Great Reads Book Club – Jacob Ward, interviewed by Prof. Amy Schmitz author.

Great Reads Book Club – Jacob Ward, interviewed by Prof. Amy Schmitz

Recording of the eleventh episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Jacob Ward talking about his book The Loop: How...

By Amy Schmitz, Jacob Ward
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
The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 1: Facilitating Conversations About Race author.

The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 1: Facilitating Conversations About Race

In this episode, Kwame Christian, Director of the American Negotiation Institute, discusses how mediators can facilitate respectful and productive conversations about...

By Kwame Christian, Veronica Cravener
Mediation 20/20 Conference – Day 3 Video author.

Mediation 20/20 Conference – Day 3 Video

Day 3 Envisioning Mediation for a New Generation - Where Should We Go? Technology and New Generational Expectations Panel Participants:...

By Managing Editor
Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine author.

Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine  Susanne Terry Jackie Font-Guzmán Bernie Mayer  March 17, 2022 Like...

By Susanne Terry, Bernard Mayer, Jacqueline Font-Guzmán
Can Lawyers Mediate Proficiently Based on their Training author.

Can Lawyers Mediate Proficiently Based on their Training

While it is true that lawyers are eminently trained in the art of negotiating by virtue of the rigors of...

By KESHIA OSBOURNE, Bruce Ally
Which is Better: To Be Strong or Smart? author.

Which is Better: To Be Strong or Smart?

From the Indisputably blog This post is prompted by an article by Washington Post columnist Paul Waldman, We’re Still Asking the Wrong Question...

By John Lande
Mediation is about Necessary Endings- Constructal Law author.

Mediation is about Necessary Endings- Constructal Law

Every ending is just a new beginning. We just don’t know it at the time.  Mediators inhabit this strange world...

By Greg Rooney
COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War author.

COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War

I.      Into the Fray   The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem....

By Peter Adler
Dan Rainey on the Universal Disclosure Protocol for Mediation author.

Dan Rainey on the Universal Disclosure Protocol for Mediation

Sponsored by The International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR)Dan Rainey speaking about the launch of the Universal Disclosure Protocol...

By Daniel Rainey
The Blame-Shame Game in Mediation author.

The Blame-Shame Game in Mediation

This article was first published in the Oakland County Legal News on November 23, 2021. “Those who blame others have...

By Laura Athens
My COVID Perceived Injurious Experiences author.

My COVID Perceived Injurious Experiences

IndisputablyThis article details a mediator's experience with COVID, and vocalizing feelings of anger and perceived conflict.  _____________________________________________________ I got covid. ...

By John Lande
Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation author.

Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation

Recently I have been thinking more about the social stigma around mental illness.  I have a close family member who...

By Colin Rule
Why is the Pandemic Causing a Spike in Divorce? author.

Why is the Pandemic Causing a Spike in Divorce?

Published by Advanced Mediation Solutions.At the outset of the Covid-19 outbreak, many experts predicted a sharp increase in divorce rates....

By Roseann Vanella
Do We Understand Traditional Mediation? author.

Do We Understand Traditional Mediation?

It looks like we’re coming to the end of this dig.  I can see a part of the canister holding the...

By Paul Rajkowski
Married Mediators: Donna Silverberg and Charles Wiggins author.

Married Mediators: Donna Silverberg and Charles Wiggins

An interview with Donna Silverberg and Charles Wiggins about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation....

By Charles Wiggins, Donna Silverberg, Owner
Better Reflecting Mediation to the World author.

Better Reflecting Mediation to the World

While mediators often assist in the creation of near miracles behind closed doors, our miraculous work and effective approaches are...

By James Melamed, J.D.
The Law of Conformity – Conflict Lessons from 2021 author.

The Law of Conformity – Conflict Lessons from 2021

Also known as the 95 percent law, Peter Sage calls it the law of conformity.  If you hang out with...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour
Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Lela Love author.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Lela Love

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Lela Love about her chapter in the book "Evolution of a...

By Lela Love
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Richard Moore, interviewed by Colm Brannigan author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Richard Moore, interviewed by Colm Brannigan

Another episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Richard Moore talking about his book "A REALISTC Framework for Enhancing Communication...

By Richard Moore
How To Prepare For Your First Divorce Mediation Session author.

How To Prepare For Your First Divorce Mediation Session

The decision to get divorced is often not an easy one. But what happens when you don’t want a full-blown...

By Greg Enos
Conflict Assessment and Management – Systemic Mediation author.

Conflict Assessment and Management – Systemic Mediation

This article looks at how to address unconscious biases in order to tackle miscommunication and misbehavior. It begins with an...

By Uma Ramanathan
Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Howard Bellman author.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Howard Bellman

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Howard Bellman about his chapter in the book "Evolution of a...

By Colin Rule, Howard Bellman
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Grande Lum, interviewed by Colin Rule author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Grande Lum, interviewed by Colin Rule

Another episode from Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Grade Lum talking about his book "America's Peacemakers: The Community Relations Service...

By Grande Lum, Colin Rule
Essential Tips for a Successful Oil and Gas Mediation author.

Essential Tips for a Successful Oil and Gas Mediation

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs the oil and gas industry continues to evolve, oil and gas companies will no...

By Karen Brown Willcutts
Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Ian Macduff author.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Ian Macduff

Professor Ian Macduff's July 29, 2021 interview as part of the Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution interview series offered by...

By Ian MacDuff

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