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Greg Rooney

The Role of the Apology in Abuse Redress Schemes

(1/05/18)Greg Rooney

The profound apology has been an essential part of abuse redress schemes adopted by a number of religious institutions in Australia for supporting victims of abuse within their organisations.

Peter T. Coleman

Addressing Inequality and Systemic Oppression: How to Interrupt the Increasing Gap Between the Haves and Have-Nots?

(12/28/17)Peter T. Coleman

In honor of Morton Deutsch's passing, I have selected a series of ten major scientific contributions that Deutsch made in his efforts to promote a more just, peaceful and sustainable world.

Norman Solovay

The Arbitration from Hell and How the New York Courts Got It Wrong

(12/28/17)Norman Solovay

This article will explain why the First Department was wrong in 2015 when it unanimously affirmed a lower court’s arbitration decision.

Peter Adler

Eye of the Storm Leadership: Guerilla Bridge Building

(12/27/17)Peter Adler

Guerilla warfare is unconventional. Instead of relying on large, slow moving armies and doctrines of overwhelming force, guerillas depend on invisibility, highly portable weapons, quick ambushes, booby traps, and hundreds of pressuring tactics that achieve practical offensive or defensive results.

Paul Monicatti

Mediation Advocacy Beyond the Norm

(12/22/17)Paul Monicatti

Pre-mediation summaries give an advocate the latitude to set a non-adversarial tone conducive to joint problem solving

Arthur Pressman

ISO Strong Mediator

(12/22/17)Arthur Pressman

As I approached this article, I expected that how our members describe what qualities they want in a mediator would depend upon the case, the side the lawyer is on, the opponent, one’s own client, and mostly how the lawyer sees the mediator’s role. My research proved otherwise.

Peter Adler

Interview with Peter Adler

(12/20/17)Peter Adler

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Peter Adler of Accord 3.0 and Past-President of The Keystone Center, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.

John Lande

Do You Use "BATNA" Wrong?

(12/17/17)John Lande

Having reviewed negotiation publications and listened to colleagues, I can confidently assert that most of us grossly misuse the term “BATNA.”

Lester L. Adams

The Four Questions Of Anger

(12/15/17)Lester L. Adams

If we are to ever have greater success at resolving our disagreements with each other, we have to deal with the destructive anger that causes us to start disagreements, fuels the flames of opposition, and keeps us fighting each other even when we have a way out of conflict.

Georgia Daniels

Dear Self-Represented Client

(12/15/17)Georgia Daniels

This article explains what a consulting attorney does for divorce mediation clients, and why this review is particularly helpful in developing the self-represented client’s capacity to give informed consent to an agreement that may contain unusual or non-standard terms.

Frank Sander

Interview with Frank Sander

(12/12/17)Frank Sander

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Harvard Law Professor Frank Sander, founder of the Multi-Door Courthouse movement, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Series.

John Sturrock

Restoring Autonomy to the Clients – A Mediator’s True Calling?

(12/09/17)John Sturrock

A whole day of mediation without a “joint meeting”.

Joy Rosenthal

Dividing the Marital Home

(12/09/17)Joy Rosenthal

One of the things that needs to be decided in a divorce is how you’re going to divide up what you own together, and one of the biggest assets that couples usually own is their home.

Steven Goldman

Pizza, Anyone?

(12/08/17)Steven Goldman

This article deals with a brief reminder to be creative, flexible, able to gravitate away from positional thinking, and the importance of everyone’s ability to be open-minded about resolution option generation.

Larry Gaughan

It’s Not Just the Romantic Stuff That Makes a Marriage Special

(12/08/17)Larry Gaughan

Romance is far from being everything in marriages that grow and thrive, and it’s certainly not the only thing as couples discover the challenges of everyday living.

Peter T. Coleman

Getting Woke: How Do We Awaken A Sense Of Injustice?

(12/08/17)Peter T. Coleman

This article is number 8 out of 10 Big Ideas on Peace and Justice from the Career of Morton Deutsch.

James Coben

Interview with Jim Coben

(12/04/17)James Coben

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Jim Coben, long-time former director of the Hamline University Conflict Resolution Program, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.

Alia Ismail

Compassion: A Route to Realism and to Detecting Impossible Possibilities

(12/01/17)Alia Ismail

Even though some would reasonably argue that compassion could make true reconciliation a possibility, what seems apparent is that compassion could at least reliably function as a detector that filters possible solutions from impossible ones.

Robert Lenrow

Lawyer-Mediators: Time to Update your Mediation Agreement?

(12/01/17)Robert Lenrow

Answering mediation questions, such as: May lawyer-mediators providing mediation services through a company (not a law firm) use the designation ”Esquire” or “Esq.” after their names?

Michelle LeBaron

Interview with Michelle LeBaron

(11/28/17)Michelle LeBaron

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Michelle LaBaron, a leading expert on cross cultural dispute resolution issues, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.

Gerald Clay

The NFL Should Try Mediation First

(11/27/17)Gerald Clay

Recently, 12 NFL players and 11 owners met privately to discuss the controversy over players kneeling during the national anthem, without any resolutions or results. What they need is a better technique: Mediation.

John Lande

Lessons From the ABA's Excellent Report on Mediator Techniques

(11/27/17)John Lande

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Task Force on Research on Mediator Techniques recently released an excellent report really worth reading.

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Mediate.com Recognized as a Top Attorney Directory for SEO!

(11/22/17)Mediate.com

Now celebrating our 22nd Year, Mediate.com has been recognized as a Top Law Firm Directory. Mediate.com is the overall 8th ranked law firm directory and the only mediation or ADR directory listed!

Judy Ringer

We Have to Talk: A Step-By-Step Checklist for Difficult Conversations

(11/21/17)Judy Ringer

What you have here is a brief synopsis of best practice strategies: a checklist of action items to think about before going into the conversation.

Andrew Schepard

Interview with Andrew Schepard

(11/21/17)Andrew Schepard

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Andrew Schepard, a leading professor, editor and writer of family law and mediation, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.

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Comparative Data on Mediation Websites: Most Visited and Most Linked

(11/20/17)Mediate.com

According to Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website. In business since 1996, Mediate.com has over 6 million annual site visitors and serves as a bridge between professionals offering dispute resolution services and clients needing these services.

Marcy Einhorn

An Overview of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct in the Context of Mediation

(11/17/17)Marcy Einhorn

In the spirit of Honest Abe, New York again celebrated Mediation Settlement Day on October 18 this year with a host of activities designed to promote mediation as a means of resolving disputes without going to court.

John Lande

In Praise of (Good) Disagreements

(11/17/17)John Lande

As they say, if two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary.

Oliver Ross

Divorce Mediation: A Prototype for Positive Co-Parenting

(11/17/17)Oliver Ross

This article provides an approach to positive co-parenting while enduring a divorce. This involves constructive communication, renovating hostile environments, and having the mediator pose as a role model for a positive co-parenting experience.

Michael A. Zeytoonian

How Will the Way We Resolve Our Workplace and Family Business Disputes Impact our Thanksgiving Meal?

(11/17/17)Michael A. Zeytoonian

The opposition in disputes is not “the other side”, because I don’t see a workplace in terms of having two sides – employees vs. employers.

Bill Eddy

Dealing With Defensiveness In High Conflict People

(11/14/17)Bill Eddy

When most people think of high conflict people (HCPs), they think of bad behavior. The goal seems to be to get them to STOP their bad behavior, by verbally motivating them to have insights into how bad they are acting. However, the high conflict behavior of HCPs is not driven by logic and self-awareness.

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