Podcast Episode 5:  Introducing Mediators to Another Form of Assisted Negotiation called “Co-resolution”

In this episode, Nathan Witkin–attorney and mediator–discusses game theory to illustrate why cooperation is so difficult in mediation, and how a dispute resolution process called “co-resolution” can overcome the competitive dynamic.


Nathan Witkin

Nathan Witkin is a family and criminal defense attorney in Marion, Ohio, and is the author and originator of dispute resolution ideas such as co-resolution, consensus arbitration, interest group mediation, and the interspersed nation-state system. MORE >


Veronica Cravener

Veronica Cravener is a mediator and trainer for Mediate to Achieve, LLC, based in Columbus, Ohio, USA.  She has mediated more than 500 disputes across areas such as landlord-tenant, contracts, consumer-business, personal injury, neighbors, individual disputes over money, and post-employment disputes.  She is experienced at mediating by text message in… MORE >

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