This video on resolving pressing issues at the beginning a divorce mediation is from Jim Melamed's 15-hour "Mediating Divorce Agreement" course available at Mediate.com University.
We still need to face the climate change problem in the future and, in any event, it is very likely that we will need to adapt our working practices in many of the ways suggested in the draft Pledge described below to accommodate the next several months of working in relative isolation.
The last family mediation I did got me thinking more specifically and carefully about the principle of ‘consent’ in mediation.
As our nation deals with the COVID-19 crisis, divorced parents face many unique challenges.
This video can be sent to clients who will be meeting online, familiarizing them with the process, and discussing confidentiality concerns.
This Article examines the strengths and weaknesses of ODR (online dispute resolution) from a psychological perspective. It makes five main points.
(3/30/20)Susan Nauss Exon, Soomi Lee
Exon and Lee found that trust in an experienced mediator is the same whether a mediation participant interacts with that mediator via video or face-to-face.
This video discusses Zoom settings for mediators, designed to establish rapport and confidentiality.
The MC3, a mediation membership organization in Southern California, has begun certifying mediators who meet a published set of qualifications and requirements.
(3/27/20)Sahil Kanuga, Payel Chatterjee
The landmark decision of the Singapore Convention signing by India on August 07, 2019 puts the future of mediation and mediated settlements in India on a strong pedestal.
This article discusses the facts of divorce as it stands today.
Dramatic changes are coming to family mediation programs and practices in the U.S. In the court context, The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew) are now leading the way to expand online access to justice, including online dispute resolution (ODR).
Are your clients asking you to meet online? Here are some suggestions for getting started.
Many ADR teachers around the world have responded to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic by closing down campus operations and moving all teaching activity online. This essay aims to provide a helpful and demystifying first read for faculty who have just received online transition orders.
Nowadays, with the Corona-virus taking precedent over our businesses, professional and personal lives, leaders are facing high levels of stress.
(3/20/20)Cate Huston, Nicole Sanchez
This is a video designed to help managers resolve conflicts and support employees while working remotely.
The article explores the application of VED Analysis to mediation and explains the usefulness of the technique to the mediator in streamlining negotiations. By using a case study, the article highlights the risks, challenges and tools for the mediators while using the technique of VED Analysis in mediation.
Daniel Dana has written two haikus for mediators, with his perspective on self-quarantine.
(3/18/20) AFCC and AAML
Leaders from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and Association of Family & Conciliation Courts (AFCC) have released these guidelines for co-parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Mediation 20/20: Which Ways Now?" is the theme of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Online Conference October 1, 2020. This conference is both a focused think-tank conference dedicated to defining best courses for mediation's continued growth over the next decade and a celebration of Mediate's first 25 years.
(3/13/20)Kimberlee Kovach, Jeffrey Krivis, Judith Meyer, Larry Watson
To learn more about the challenges of mediation practice and how the practice has evolved, Kimberlee Kovach recently sat down with Jeffrey Krivis, Judith Meyer, and Larry Watson to get their perspectives.
The emails have been flying, phone and Zoom conversations everywhere asking “how do we move this meeting, event, workshop, whatever online in response to the novel Corona virus outbreak?”
So far, we’ve been lucky. None of the health emergencies or potential pandemics we have been through in recent years has achieved its deadliest potential.
(3/13/20)K Kannan, Shantha Chellappa
An insurance contract is a contract wherein the insurer accepts insurance risk from the policyholder, by agreeing to compensate him/her on payment of a specified amount called premium, if a specified uncertain future event that adversely affects the policyholder takes place.
Howard Herman and Michael Lang discuss the benefits of reflective practice and its impact on the quality of mediation practice.
When there is a disruption to any part of the supply chain, the impact is felt globally. We are seeing this now with the coronavirus (COVID-19).
(3/06/20)Nadja Alexander, Shouyu Chong, Michael Leathes
Anyone managing international business disputes needs to understand the Singapore Convention on Mediation.
You really don’t want your day in court! Here’s why.
(3/06/20)Rosa Perez Martell
Organizations, professionals and users of health services find themselves in a
scenario in which the existence of conflicts within the health system is a reality.
We live in a connected world with intricate networks of supply chain and service relationships and any delay can result in multiple commercial challenges.
(3/04/20)Laila Ollapally, Tara Ollapally
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This is an interview with Laila and Tara Ollapally discussing the history and present state of mediation in India, and what opportunities they see over the next 10 years.