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Judge and Mediator – Big Brother? author.

Judge and Mediator – Big Brother?

Fairly Legal Blog by Clare FowlerJudges and court-appointed mediators have an interesting relationship. ”Interesting” can be defined as big brother,...

By Clare Fowler
Mediating the Four Meanings in a Message author.

Mediating the Four Meanings in a Message

Kluwer Mediation BlogIt is often said that listening is one of a mediator’s core skills. At the same time the...

By Nadja Alexander
Recent Developments in International Arbitration author.

Recent Developments in International Arbitration

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes Following are this month’s recent developments in international arbitration law...

By Victoria VanBuren
Beyond the Numbers: the Client, the Court, and Dispute Resolution author.

Beyond the Numbers: the Client, the Court, and Dispute Resolution

Kluwer Mediation BlogHe was a widower and a grandfather. He arrived at the mediation with his attorney and one of...

By Diane J. Levin
Check the Status, Please author.

Check the Status, Please

Kluwer Meditation Blog.This story is for you if: It’s difficult to tell who the decision makers are on your cases....

By Jeffrey Krivis
Poor Behavior 10: Being Uncomfortable with Change author.

Poor Behavior 10: Being Uncomfortable with Change

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Change almost always brings fear. When a shift from the normal is announced,...

By Vivian Scott
Mediation Lawyering – the New Legal Specialisation author.

Mediation Lawyering – the New Legal Specialisation

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution It is a fact of life that lawyers will be involved in many...

By Nadja Alexander

When Conflict Comes Home: Homeowner Association Turns Into Mafia-like Protection Racket

Eye on Conflict Blog by Lee Jay Berman In Hawaii, a Molokai couple won a $3.9 million verdict against their...

By Lee Jay Berman

Confidentiality Exceptions

Mediation's Place by Joe Markowitz Last year the California Supreme Court upheld California's expansive protection for mediation confidentiality to bar...

By Joe Markowitz

Using Experience to Break an Impasse

Ever wonder why there are different views of what happened in every experience? I get to see this almost daily....

By Jason Dykstra
Negotiation Preparation: Scripting Your Moves author.

Negotiation Preparation: Scripting Your Moves

Civil Negotiation and Mediation by Nancy HudginsI moved to San Francisco in the late ‘70’s, about the time Joe Montana...

By Nancy Hudgins
My “Big Three” BC Family Law Information Powerhouses author.

My “Big Three” BC Family Law Information Powerhouses

Distance Family Mediation by Susanna Jani It comes as no surprise that many of our readers have been wondering about...

By Susanna Jani

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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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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