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The good news about mediation

The good news about mediation

Settling a contract dispute with your roofer, dividing marital property in a divorce, settling insurance claims are all fair game...

Bobsled, skeleton athletes send third letter rejecting “Band-Aid” mediation plan

Bobsled, skeleton athletes send third letter rejecting “Band-Aid” mediation plan

Canadian bobsled and skeleton athletes remain steadfast in their refusal to accept their national sport organization's "unacceptable" mediation plan. Read...

Resolving Sexual Misconduct Disputes in the Workplace: What Now?

Resolving Sexual Misconduct Disputes in the Workplace: What Now?

Now that the United States has banned the use of pre-dispute arbitration in sexual harassment and sexual assault cases, we...

Mediation Room named in honor of Magistrate Mary McElwee

Mediation Room named in honor of Magistrate Mary McElwee

WILMINGTON — Longtime Clinton County Common Pleas Court Magistrate Mary McElwee was given a retirement party Friday at the county...

My Job as a Family Mediator Is to Minimize the Fallout of Divorce.

My Job as a Family Mediator Is to Minimize the Fallout of Divorce.

Even with two great attorneys, it can be hard to settle things without that neutral person who hears from both...

How to Mediate Amid a Power Imbalance

How to Mediate Amid a Power Imbalance

Though mediation is intended to provide a neutral, fair environment for the resolution of disputes, it often does not begin...

Mediation is win-win option for civil disputes during pandemic

Mediation is win-win option for civil disputes during pandemic

One option that has grown in popularity over the past decade or so is mediation, also known as facilitation. This...

East Jordan High School students produce videos for Northern Community Mediation

East Jordan High School students produce videos for Northern Community Mediation

East Jordan High School students produce videos for Northern Community MediationNorthern Community Mediation has been working with five of teacher...

Major League Baseball looks to federal mediator to help end sport’s lockout, sources say

Major League Baseball looks to federal mediator to help end sport’s lockout, sources say

Major League Baseball on Thursday requested the immediate assistance of a federal mediator to help resolve the sport's lockout, sources...

Purdue Pharma bankruptcy mediator says Sacklers, US states closer to deal over opioid claims

Purdue Pharma bankruptcy mediator says Sacklers, US states closer to deal over opioid claims

A mediator reported on Tuesday that members of the Sackler family that own Purdue Pharma and U.S. states opposed to...

Eastern Michigan, women and men alleging coverup of sexual assault to enter mediation

Eastern Michigan, women and men alleging coverup of sexual assault to enter mediation

Eastern Michigan University has agreed to enter into mediation with two dozen current and former students who allege in lawsuits...

Taryn Summers case headed to criminal mediation

Taryn Summers case headed to criminal mediation

With a jury trial pending in March, the prosecution and defense teams agreed Friday to move the case filed against...

State requests mediation in Del Mar railroad fence dispute

State requests mediation in Del Mar railroad fence dispute

The California Coastal Commission and the city of Del Mar both have filed requests for the federal Surface Transportation Board...

Compulsory Mediation: Is There an Upside?

Compulsory Mediation: Is There an Upside?

Compulsory Mediation: Is There an Upside?There are two ways in which mediation of a dispute can be made compulsory. The...

Certain Marin disputes are overdue for some mediation

Certain Marin disputes are overdue for some mediation

In the public sector, the art of compromise isn’t valued as much as it is in the world of private...

Union, company, consider mediation at BC mine

Union, company, consider mediation at BC mine

United Steelworkers ratification vote must be concluded no later than Jan. 24, says employer Read the complete story here.

Understanding the Differences Between Arbitration and Mediation

Understanding the Differences Between Arbitration and Mediation

Arbitration and mediation are popular forms of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to litigation based on consensus between the parties.Read the...

Ways Family Mediation Can Help Resolve Elder Care Conflicts

Ways Family Mediation Can Help Resolve Elder Care Conflicts

Mediators can offer constructive, non-judgmental solutions to siblings when it comes to sharing the responsibilities of caring for parentsRead the...

What a family mediator and lawyer does in a workday

What a family mediator and lawyer does in a workday

A crazy morning, a lunch of chicken pie and collards, and lots of emails.Read the complete story here.

Prepare for Mediation With Ranges Instead of Bottom Lines

Prepare for Mediation With Ranges Instead of Bottom Lines

One of the most common mistakes I see in mediation is when a party comes into the process with a...

Ramirez wants signatures on mediation papers—and he has half a billion reasons for that

Ramirez wants signatures on mediation papers—and he has half a billion reasons for that

Days after getting EJ Obiena to agree to mediation, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chair Butch Ramirez urged the pole vault...

China’s New Intellectual Property Mediation Rules

China’s New Intellectual Property Mediation Rules

In what appears to be an effort to standardize and professionalize its mediation practices and procedures, China recently enacted new...

USA Gymnastics mediator enters archdiocese abuse case

USA Gymnastics mediator enters archdiocese abuse case

The 3-year-old bankruptcy reorganization of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe entered a critical phase on Monday, with insurance companies and...

Fate of Buffalo elevator heads to mediation

Fate of Buffalo elevator heads to mediation

BUFFALO, NEW YORK, US – The fate of a historic grain elevator damaged by a Dec. 11 windstorm was ordered...

Biden Appoints Acting Labor Mediation Director, Demands Senate Action on Nominee

Biden Appoints Acting Labor Mediation Director, Demands Senate Action on Nominee

President Biden’s choice to lead the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service has languished awaiting a confirmation vote by the Senate...

‘Cure Violence’: How a growing program offers street-level conflict mediation in Atlanta

‘Cure Violence’: How a growing program offers street-level conflict mediation in Atlanta

When a shooting occurs within a cluster of neighborhoods just south of I-20 in Atlanta, police officers aren’t the only...

As legal fees grow beyond $7 million, Buffalo Diocese bankruptcy case heads to mediation

As legal fees grow beyond $7 million, Buffalo Diocese bankruptcy case heads to mediation

The Buffalo Diocese, which has racked up more than $7 million in legal and professional fees in nearly two years...

Atlantic City Casino Property Tax Break Ordered to Mediation

Atlantic City Casino Property Tax Break Ordered to Mediation

The Atlantic City casino payment-in-lieu-of-tax (PILOT) amendment signed by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) last week is headed towards...

Revealing Statistics About Divorce Mediation

Revealing Statistics About Divorce Mediation

TopCounselingSchools.org compiled information and statistics from a variety of sources to illustrate the effectiveness of divorce mediation. Here are some...

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