Early Views of Field

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com’s 25th Anniversary Conference.

Sid Lezak talks about how he viewed the field when he first started out. It was like a ‘religion’ for him and any opposition or criticism made him even more dedicated to the practice and advocacy of mediation.

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Sid Lezak

Sid Lezak was a long-serving U.S. Attorney for Oregon who had for the past 20 years dedicated his career to furthering creative and constructive dispute resolution, particularly mediation. Sid was a leading mediator in the Pacific Northwest and was widely regarded as the father of mediation in Oregon. Sid was the… MORE >

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