Enters Eighth Year is now entering its eighth year of operation. was founded by John Helie and Jim Melamed and began formal operations January 1, 1996. Carol Knapp, CTO, and Byron Knapp, Server Administrator, joined the team in 1997. John Ford is the Managing Editor of Our team is completed by Josh Remis, Web Shop Director; Angie Letney, Customer Service and Billing; and Jamie Moffitt, COO. Angie, Josh and John have been with for 3 years and Jamie just completed her first year. Staff Page.

Randy Lowry, Director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, and Jamie Moffitt have now joined the Board of Directors (along with Jim Melamed, John Helie and Carol Knapp). is also served by an outstanding Advisory Board. has continued to steadily grow with 2,253,881 documents viewed in 2002. Our average visitor spends nearly 12 minutes at the site. Approximately 46,000 articles were printed in 2002.

We continue to add new features, highlighted this year by our Dynamic Web Site Package and MediatorDirect Program.

Our Dynamic Web Site System allows you to have a web site of any size that you completely control much like a Word document. See our review. We offer over 60 different web site styles and custom design. We make it easy for you to look great and be found on the web.

Our MediatorDirect Program provided over 19,000 click-throughs to listed mediator web sites during the fourth quarter of 2002! These listings allow you to be displayed at the top of every page of for all visitors from your selected area code(s).

In addition to our over 20 Sections and over 1,000 articles, see our new features Mediation in the News and Google Mediation Search.

For the coming year, we will be introducing our new Affiliate Sales Program, our Featured Family Attorney Program (nearly half of our visitors read materials regarding family and divorce conflict), TrainerDirect Program and streaming audio and video services.

Some of you will remember our original animated logo. For your viewing pleasure, here it is (you should refresh this page to see the animation):

Thanks for your continued support!

John Helie and Jim Melamed

                        author Staff In business since 1996, is the world’s leading mediation and dispute resolution website with over 7 million annual site visitors. serves as a bridge between professionals offering dispute resolution services and individuals and businesses needing those services. was awarded the 2010 American Bar Association Institutional Problem Solver of… MORE >

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