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The Mediator as a Choice Architect author.

The Mediator as a Choice Architect

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackOne of the most important aspects of mediation is self-determination. Standard 1 of the...

By Phyllis Pollack
Eight Tips for Mediating High-Profile Construction Disputes author.

Eight Tips for Mediating High-Profile Construction Disputes

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleLarge-scale global construction disputes often present a complicated mix of factors, such as publicity-associated risks,...

By Patricia Thompson
Q&A with Hon. Irma E. Gonzalez (Ret.) author.

Q&A with Hon. Irma E. Gonzalez (Ret.)

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleJudge Irma Gonzalez has spent the last eight years at JAMS as a mediator, arbitrator,...

By Irma Gonzalez
Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient author.

Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable when people with different values and opinions come together. That is not always a...

By Naveed Khan
Don’t Chalk My Tires, Or Why Mediation is Not Appropriate author.

Don’t Chalk My Tires, Or Why Mediation is Not Appropriate

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn May 2019, I posted a blog discussing the creativity of lawyers and “out of the...

By Phyllis Pollack
How Do You Define “Ethics?” author.

How Do You Define “Ethics?”

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn a recent post, I discussed a book I just finished reading, The Power of...

By Phyllis Pollack
The Role of Law in Legal Disputes author.

The Role of Law in Legal Disputes

IndisputablyLaw school teaches students that law is a seamless web of rules emanating from authorities like statutes and cases which...

By John Lande
[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals Discuss the Use of Mediation in Bankruptcy Cases author.

[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals Discuss the Use of Mediation in Bankruptcy Cases

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn this podcast, JAMS neutrals Judge Joan Feeney and Judge Phillip Shefferly share their thoughts...

By Joan Feeney, Phillip Shefferly
Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19 author.

Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillWith COVID19 cases rocketing once again, old questions return.    We are all inescapably affected...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
New UK Report on Mandatory ADR author.

New UK Report on Mandatory ADR

IndisputablyThe UK Civil Justice Council recently issued a report determining that parties to a civil dispute can legally be compelled...

By Hiro Aragaki
Disruptions, Disputes, and Dialogue: What Just Happened? author.

Disruptions, Disputes, and Dialogue: What Just Happened?

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleWe are finally starting to see signs of economic recovery, with businesses reopening and emerging...

By Ranse Howell
Certainty Does Not Equate to Accuracy! author.

Certainty Does Not Equate to Accuracy!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn the past, I have discussed studies on the unreliability of witness identification of...

By Phyllis Pollack
For Family Cases Involving Reports of Intimate Partner Violence, Shuttle and Videoconference Mediation Are Safe, Effective and Preferred by Parents author.

For Family Cases Involving Reports of Intimate Partner Violence, Shuttle and Videoconference Mediation Are Safe, Effective and Preferred by Parents

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.In a randomized controlled trial of...

By Jennifer Shack
Charting a Middle Course for Court-Connected Mediation author.

Charting a Middle Course for Court-Connected Mediation

Indisputably The majority opinion in the Breslin case led me to write my piece, Courts Should Make Mediation Good Samaritans Not Frankensteins, which led the...

By John Lande
Do You Model Conflict Competence? author.

Do You Model Conflict Competence?

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie Noble“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the...

By Cinnie Noble
Retaining Your Assets in Divorce author.

Retaining Your Assets in Divorce

Divorce Done Differently by Denise French After years of working with those going through divorce, we have found individuals with...

By Denise French, MAFF, CVA, CDFA, CRPC
City Commissioner Commends ISCT Staff Member for Work on Police Reform Initiative author.

City Commissioner Commends ISCT Staff Member for Work on Police Reform Initiative

It is no exaggeration to say that the success of the Working Group in coming up with three sets of...

By Dan Simon, Lydia Vanderkaay
Global Voices Highlight: A Path to Mediation in the Middle East author.

Global Voices Highlight: A Path to Mediation in the Middle East

Mediate.com is seeking to highlight younger mediators with unique paths in our field. Please enjoy this story of entry into the mediation...

By Mohamad Radwan Al Omar
A Mediator’s Guide to Claims Reserves in the Insurance Industry author.

A Mediator’s Guide to Claims Reserves in the Insurance Industry

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMediators may encounter a reluctance to settle by one or both parties during the course...

By David Brown
In the Wake of COVID-19, Hawaii Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Mediation Before Eviction author.

In the Wake of COVID-19, Hawaii Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Mediation Before Eviction

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.In April, the Hawaii legislature passed legislation to...

By Nicole Wilmet
“A Community for All” author.

“A Community for All”

IndisputablyYou may have seen this recent New York Times story about the failure of Marathon County, Wisconsin, to declare itself “A Community...

By Jen Reynolds
You Might Have more in Common with Bill and Melinda Than You Think… author.

You Might Have more in Common with Bill and Melinda Than You Think…

Joy Rosenthal's Mediation BlogBill and Melinda Gates recently announced that they are divorcing after 27 years.  Besides having to address...

By Joy Rosenthal
Online Dispute Resolution: Mediating in the Time of COVID-19 author.

Online Dispute Resolution: Mediating in the Time of COVID-19

It has been one year since our law school transitioned entirely online.  The phrases “novel coronavirus” and “social distancing,” once...

By Adrienne Baker
Cryptocurrency and Divorce author.

Cryptocurrency and Divorce

Divorce Done Differently by Denise FrenchCoinbase (COIN) went public recently and had the attention of the investment world. Coinbase is a...

By Denise French, MAFF, CVA, CDFA, CRPC
Bring Your Being author.

Bring Your Being

Mediation is the fine art of getting everyone on the same page. To do this, one must bring their whole...

By Daya Naef
Divorce and Property Division: Am I Entitled to More Because my Spouse Ruined Our Marriage? author.

Divorce and Property Division: Am I Entitled to More Because my Spouse Ruined Our Marriage?

From Roseann Vanella's blog.There are a lot of reasons why couples decide to get divorced. Financial troubles, lack of communication,...

By Roseann Vanella
Consensus Instrument for Work Relationships author.

Consensus Instrument for Work Relationships

In view of this article’s thematic, which concerns the management of labor conflicts, we will focus in particular on the...

By Celeida Maria Celentano Laporta
[PODCAST] ADR can be a “Win-Win” Solution for In-House Counsel author.

[PODCAST] ADR can be a “Win-Win” Solution for In-House Counsel

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn fall of 2020, Laura Abrahamson, Esq., FCIArb, transitioned from her role as in-house counsel...

By Laura Abrahamson
The Relevance of Mediation in the Modern Workplace author.

The Relevance of Mediation in the Modern Workplace

Disagreements are a part of human nature. As long as people exhibit diverse traits stemming from different experiences, their opinions...

By Jakob Vinther
After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever author.

After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever

Working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for organizations to demonstrate their emotional qualities, says Arran Heal...

By Arran Heal

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