Changing Lawyers’ Understanding of Resolving Disputes

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com’s 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020.

Leonard Riskin saw certain unahappiness in law schools that he linked to the adversarial process of settling disputes. Instead of a win-lose scenario, he attempted to help lawyers see and use mediation as a way to open their minds to a more positive process that would satisfy parties’ underlying interests and needs.

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Leonard Riskin

Leonard L. Riskin is Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He previously served at the University of Missouri as Director of the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and Professor of Law. He has taught both dispute resolution and mindfulness around… MORE >

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