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We Each Have Something Different to Offer author.

We Each Have Something Different to Offer

Mediation Blog by Diane CohenIt is no secret that there are many different approaches to mediation. In the world of...

By Diane Cohen
Poor Behavior 6: Giving Vague Instructions author.

Poor Behavior 6: Giving Vague Instructions

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott We’re halfway through our list of a Dozen Dirty Behaviors that cause problems...

By Vivian Scott
Conflict: The Best Feedback Process There Is! author.

Conflict: The Best Feedback Process There Is!

Kluwer Meditation Blog.Lets face it – most of us are terrified of conflict. Our hardwired responses are either to ignore...

By Liz Rivers

To Be Angry in Negotiation or Not to Be Angry? That is the Question

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution It is common sense that strong emotions, like anger, play an important role...

By Taly Harel-Marian
One Key Difference Between Mediation and Collaborative Law is Often Overlooked author.

One Key Difference Between Mediation and Collaborative Law is Often Overlooked

Dispute Settlement Counsel by Michael Zeytoonian. As a mediator and a collaborative lawyer, I often get asked: “What is the...

By Michael A. Zeytoonian
Poor Behavior 5: Being Dismissive author.

Poor Behavior 5: Being Dismissive

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Don’t you find it frustrating when you have an idea that you’re dying...

By Vivian Scott

Court Funding

I heard LA Superior Court Presiding Judge Lee Edmon speak at a County Bar Association lunch recently about the current...

By Joe Markowitz
One Minute Lesson on Changing Your Brain author.

One Minute Lesson on Changing Your Brain

Neuroscience and Conflict Resolution Blog by Stephanie West AllenHow do you change your brain? Pay attention to what you're paying...

By Stephanie West Allen
Poor Behavior 4: Over-Reacting author.

Poor Behavior 4: Over-Reacting

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Continuing the Dirty Dozen list of 12 behaviors that cause conflict at work...

By Vivian Scott
Helping Parties Have the Conversation They Want to Have author.

Helping Parties Have the Conversation They Want to Have

Mediation Blog by Diane CohenHow often have we all wanted to say something to someone important in our lives, and...

By Diane Cohen
Poor Behavior 3: Pitting People Against Each Other author.

Poor Behavior 3: Pitting People Against Each Other

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Continuing the Dirty Dozen list of 12 behaviors that cause conflict at work...

By Vivian Scott
Seven Tips for Setting Boundaries and Consequences with Teens author.

Seven Tips for Setting Boundaries and Consequences with Teens

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalOne huge source of conflict and stress for parents of teens is figuring out how...

By Lorraine Segal

When to Negotiate

Anyone who has still been following budget negotiations in Congress has no doubt noticed that they have reached another interesting...

By Joe Markowitz
Expect the Unexpected author.

Expect the Unexpected

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack One of the more memorable movie lines is from Forrest Gump (1994) when...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediation and Negotiation by Skype author.

Mediation and Negotiation by Skype

Mediation Bytes by Karin HobbsShould you mediate by Skype? Perhaps. There are benefits and warnings. When a recent case was...

By Karin S. Hobbs
Family Law Council Files Rare Amicus Over Mediation Issue author.

Family Law Council Files Rare Amicus Over Mediation Issue

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes For the first time in 25 years, the State Bar...

By Victoria VanBuren
Suing Over an Online Review author.

Suing Over an Online Review

Novo Justice Blog by Colin RuleDebra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal: ‘A Dallas law firm has filed a lawsuit seeking to...

By Colin Rule
Attending By Telephone author.

Attending By Telephone

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack Although the general consensus among neutrals is that the parties to a dispute...

By Phyllis Pollack
Joining Forces in Favor of the Joint Session author.

Joining Forces in Favor of the Joint Session

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleEast and West Coast perspectives came together in a recent article entitled “Joint Support for...

By Chris Poole
Negotiation tips for work, home and the marketplace author.

Negotiation tips for work, home and the marketplace

Last fall, my 13 graduate negotiation students, few of whom described themselves as good negotiators when class started, mostly shuddered...

By Tammy Lenski
Mediator – Know Thyself! (Part II) author.

Mediator – Know Thyself! (Part II)

Distance Family Mediation by Susanna Jani In last week’s post, Kari Boyle, Executive Director of Mediate BC Society, raised the...

By Susanna Jani

3 Things I learned in 2011

There are a lot of resolutions going around at this time of year, there is also a lot of reflection...

By Jason Dykstra
Mediate . . . or Roll the Dice? author.

Mediate . . . or Roll the Dice?

Civil Negotiation and Mediation by Nancy HudginsAs a practicing lawyer, when I tried to explain the vagaries of jury trials...

By Nancy Hudgins
Personality Clashes: A Dozen Dirty Behaviors author.

Personality Clashes: A Dozen Dirty Behaviors

A smart guy and I are creating a webinar series for employees on the topic of conflict resolution. In the...

By Vivian Scott
The Three Pillars of Mediation author.

The Three Pillars of Mediation

Kluwer Meditation Blog.Like many of us I am constantly torn between simplicity and complexity. The world is complex: that’s a...

By Charlie Irvine
Try Something New for 2012: Trust author.

Try Something New for 2012: Trust

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack First and foremost, I want to wish each of you a very healthy,...

By Phyllis Pollack
Deliberating vs. Deciding in a Public Disputes Context author.

Deliberating vs. Deciding in a Public Disputes Context

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindThere still seems to be a big gap between the “deliberation crowd” and “the public...

By Larry Susskind
Article: An Empirical Analysis of Collaborative Practice author.

Article: An Empirical Analysis of Collaborative Practice

From the Disputing Blog of Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes.John Lande, Director of the LLM Program in Dispute...

By Beth Graham

Secret To A Successful Divorce: Instead Of An Attorney Use Self-Help, Mediation Or Collaborative Law

As a family-law attorney for over 35 years, I can tell you that the secret to a successful divorce is...

By Ed Sherman
Keystone Conference: Megatrends for Mediators in the Law author.

Keystone Conference: Megatrends for Mediators in the Law

Related Video 1. Consider the “law of unintended consequences”—what we sometimes think is good turns out differently and sometimes the...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow

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