Category: Technology

Virtual Mediation Can and Must Be Done Right author.

Virtual Mediation Can and Must Be Done Right

Computer screens buzzing with distraction. Background noise. Fidgeting with camera angles. Bad lighting, echos and muffled voices. Now add strangers...

By Kathleen Young
Mediate.com 20/20 Conference author.

Mediate.com 20/20 Conference

Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary 20/20 Conference This article reviews the key ideas from the 20/20 Conference, celebrating Mediate.com's 25th anniversary. Conference...

By Clare Fowler
New Podcast on the ABA Website Regarding Online Dispute Resolution author.

New Podcast on the ABA Website Regarding Online Dispute Resolution

There is a new Podcast up on the ABA main page regarding Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) that includes consideration of...

By Amy Schmitz
Cyberweek 2020: How to Get Started with Video Mediation author.

Cyberweek 2020: How to Get Started with Video Mediation

In this Cyberweek 2020 presentation, Clare Fowler and Colin Rule review how mediators can get started with online video mediation....

By Clare Fowler, Colin Rule
Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes author.

Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes

Conflict is inevitable in the best of times and the easiest of circumstances. Human beings interacting with other human beings...

By Sharon Woodhouse
Cyberweek 2020: Opening Session Interview of Jim Melamed by Ethan Katsh author.

Cyberweek 2020: Opening Session Interview of Jim Melamed by Ethan Katsh

The is Cyberweek 2020's Opening Session: an interview of Jim Melamed, long time CEO at Mediate.com, by Ethan Katsh on...

By Ethan Katsh, James Melamed, J.D.
Mediate.com Announces Task Force Executive Committee and Advisory Board to Support Online Mediation author.

Mediate.com Announces Task Force Executive Committee and Advisory Board to Support Online Mediation

Mediate.com Announces Task Force to Support Online Mediation Jim Melamed, Board Chair of Mediate.com, has announced the establishment of a...

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten, James Melamed, J.D.
Virtual Mediation; An Enhanced Process or an Ephemeral Solution? author.

Virtual Mediation; An Enhanced Process or an Ephemeral Solution?

I recently conducted a Webinar interview with Sriram Panchu, one of India's leading mediators, on his experience using "virtual" mediation...

By Bruce Edwards
Cyberweek Next Week author.

Cyberweek Next Week

IndisputablyThe 22nd annual international ADR Cyberweek will run from November 1 to November 6, 2020. Hosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute...

By John Lande
Update on Remote Mediations and the Virtual Evolution of ADR author.

Update on Remote Mediations and the Virtual Evolution of ADR

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleDuring past eight months, due to the coronavirus pandemic, mediators, lawyers and clients have experienced...

By Linda Singer
What Is E-Mediation? author.

What Is E-Mediation?

What Is E-Mediation? The internet has become an indispensable business resource as more companies rely on online tools. As more...

By Kayla Matthews
Bedrooms, Bookcases, or Beaches: Choosing and Organizing Your Background with Purpose author.

Bedrooms, Bookcases, or Beaches: Choosing and Organizing Your Background with Purpose

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PoolePresentation Matters Today’s post continues to explore how best to present yourself in a virtual...

By David Ross
Texting Your Way To Resolution! author.

Texting Your Way To Resolution!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackThanks to the pandemic, it seems that everyone is engaging in a lot more...

By Phyllis Pollack
Video: Mediate.com: The First 25 Years author.

Video: Mediate.com: The First 25 Years

This video, developed by new Mediate.com CEO, Colin Rule, recounts the founding of Mediate.com 27 years ago by John Helie...

By Colin Rule, James Melamed, J.D., John Helie
Practical Tips and Techniques to Succeed in Virtual Mediation: Zooming Ahead! author.

Practical Tips and Techniques to Succeed in Virtual Mediation: Zooming Ahead!

This article was initially published on the Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA) Blog, here. Author’s note: This article was originally written for the...

By Ellen Slipp
Task Force Recommends ODR Platforms to the ADR Institute of Canada author.

Task Force Recommends ODR Platforms to the ADR Institute of Canada

The ADR Institute of Canada has an Online Dispute Task Force (ODRTF).  The Task Force formed a sub-committee on Platforms....

By ADR Institute of Canada
They Said It Couldn’t Be Done – Mediation Training Online author.

They Said It Couldn’t Be Done – Mediation Training Online

They said it couldn’t be done. I said it couldn’t be done. Six months ago, running our (normally residential) flagship...

By John Sturrock
You Mediate on Zoom. Now What? author.

You Mediate on Zoom. Now What?

Since the start of COVID-19, I’ve spoken to thousands of lawyers and dispute resolution practitioners about online dispute resolution (ODR)....

By Simon Boehme
No Mo Fo Mo author.

No Mo Fo Mo

All you need to know is – there is No Mo Fo Mo  Everything prior to 2019 B.C. (Before Corona)...

By Jonathan Rodrigues
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
Institutional Responses to COVID-19 Pandemic: Cooperation, Collaboration and Going Virtual author.

Institutional Responses to COVID-19 Pandemic: Cooperation, Collaboration and Going Virtual

Introduction As the COVID-19 pandemic has shut businesses, locked down communities, and closed borders, the international arbitration community is not...

By Andrew Battisson, Sherina Petit, Tamlyn Mills
Online Mediation Worth the Screen Time author.

Online Mediation Worth the Screen Time

Article originally published here.COVID-19 caused a surge in commercial and interpersonal conflict.  At the same time, courts are closed, halting...

By Alnoor Maherali, Ehsan Ali
Employee Contracts Are Becoming Complicated Amid COVID-19 author.

Employee Contracts Are Becoming Complicated Amid COVID-19

It's hard to think of any aspect of life that remains untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic. Disruptions in the professional...

By Kayla Matthews
Bearing Witness in Mediation author.

Bearing Witness in Mediation

Recently I’ve been pondering a certain aspect of my experience with mediating divorces. It’s about something that often comes up...

By Laurie Israel
From Eye-Rolls to Grimaces: Understanding Body Language in Virtual Mediations author.

From Eye-Rolls to Grimaces: Understanding Body Language in Virtual Mediations

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleToday’s post explores the role of body language in virtual or remote mediations, where mediators...

By David Ross
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): A Viable Solution to Speed and Efficiency Issues in ADR author.

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): A Viable Solution to Speed and Efficiency Issues in ADR

Disputes generally are an integral part of human interactions arisng from different human transactions. All disputes involve people and it...

By Morenike Obi-Farinde
Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age – The Introduction author.

Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age – The Introduction

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Lela Love, Nadja Alexander, Michael Leathes
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
Separating the People from the Problem – Colin Rule and the Rise of Online Dispute Resolution author.

Separating the People from the Problem – Colin Rule and the Rise of Online Dispute Resolution

This article from Harvard's "The Practice," shines a light on ODR and its evolution using Colin Rule’s career as a...

By Colin Rule
Some Practical Considerations When Mediating Online! author.

Some Practical Considerations When Mediating Online!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackOn July 14, 2020, I gave a zoom presentation entitled “Some Thoughts on Ethics...

By Phyllis Pollack

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