Forest (Woody) Mosten is Adjunct Professor at UCLA School of Law where he teaches Mediation and Lawyer as Peacemaker. He and has been in private practice as a mediator since 1979. The author of four books and numerous articles on mediation, collaborative law, legal access, and building a peacemaking career, Woody served as convener for the 1999 international symposium, Training Mediators for the 21st Century. He has been Guest Editor for the Family Court Review’s special issues 4 times, most recently for the July 2015 issue on Peacemaking for Divorcing Families. Woody trains mediators, collaborative professionals, and lawyers in conflict resolution courses ranging from basic to master classes and keynotes conferences throughout the world.
Elian-Now Is The Time To Mediate(04/23/00)
Has the time for mediation passed? Or, is this the time when mediation can still have a real impact on the lives of all involved. Could the seemingly unresolvable positions and conflicting values in this case benefit from the structured dialogue, creative futuristic problem solving and healing that mediation could offer?
What Happens In Mediation?(12/20/99)
Walk through some of basic steps of mediation to provide an overview of the structure and fill in your understanding of what happens during the mediation process. Learn what your clients will be experiencing, what to expect yourself if you will be attending the session as a consulting attorney and get a head-start to your training should you decide to try being a mediator yourself.
Family Mediation: Research Facts(08/28/98)
This article organizes family mediation research facts in a manner that provides insight into who chooses to mediate, what makes the mediation process effective, and how participants rate outcome and satisfaction.