Category: Blogs – Mediation

A Life Mostly Lived – Mediator’s Memoir Haikus author.

A Life Mostly Lived – Mediator’s Memoir Haikus

Please enjoy these haikus from Dan Dana's recent book A Life Mostly Lived, available on amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BKRT3ZXJ Discovering Workplace...

By Daniel Dana
Why Family Mediation is like Climbing a Mountain author.

Why Family Mediation is like Climbing a Mountain

Most of my family mediation clients need a separation agreement and they understand this. They do not always understand all...

By Amy Robertson
When Words Fail Us – Creating Safe Space for Empathetic Listening author.

When Words Fail Us – Creating Safe Space for Empathetic Listening

The call came in at 2:05 a.m. The 911 operator who took the call was a veteran of many years....

By Mordechai Rhine
Is Mediation like Quantum Physics? author.

Is Mediation like Quantum Physics?

Browsing the internet for inspiration, I came upon an article in Live Science concerning quantum physics entitled “Does reality exist...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediation, Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT author.

Mediation, Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT

ChatGPT is a new language generation program available to anyone for free, developed by Open AI.  According to ChatGPT, it...

By Kenneth Cloke
Why Refusing to Mediate and Collaborate Can Be Costly Business author.

Why Refusing to Mediate and Collaborate Can Be Costly Business

Choosing mediation to resolve long and complicated legal wrangles is encouraged across the legal sector and yet, in some cases,...

By Dakota Murphey
Pele’s Magic, Match and Mediation author.

Pele’s Magic, Match and Mediation

The 2022 World Cup pageant is being staged in Doha of Qatar, and all interests and attentions are riveted to...

By Mukti Rijal
A Litigator’s Guide to Mediation Advocacy author.

A Litigator’s Guide to Mediation Advocacy

Reflections on Effectively Achieving Client Goals at the Mediation Table Introduction Litigators too often approach the mediation process with the...

By Sheldon Stark
Enhancing Communication author.

Enhancing Communication

Quality mediation courses include communication skills that enable the mediator to more effectively draw out information, which is necessary, if...

By Nancy Neal Yeend
Factors that Determine the Beginnings of the Initial Mediation Session author.

Factors that Determine the Beginnings of the Initial Mediation Session

For the past several years Roselle Wissler (Arizona State) and I have been working on several articles about the early stages of...

By Art Hinshaw
New Year, New You: 3 Resolutions Worth Making author.

New Year, New You: 3 Resolutions Worth Making

Starting over can seem impossible after divorce. We may have lost who we are, had our future erased, or felt hopeless....

By Melissa Provence
Who Can I Bring To Custody Mediation? author.

Who Can I Bring To Custody Mediation?

Walking into custody mediation can feel intimidating. You'll have to speak openly about what you believe is best for your...

By Zarira Love
Conflict Resolutions for 2023 author.

Conflict Resolutions for 2023

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie Noble Hello: Here are my conflict resolutions for 2023. Again, I have had to...

By Cinnie Noble
In Lichon, Michigan SC changed the test for the scope for Arbitration author.

In Lichon, Michigan SC changed the test for the scope for Arbitration

An age-old inquiry in ADR is under what circumstances must a party’s legal claims be dismissed from court and heard...

By William Gilbride
Chalking: Next Stop – U.S. Supreme Court? author.

Chalking: Next Stop – U.S. Supreme Court?

On three occasions in the past, I have written about a case in Saginaw, Michigan in which the issue was...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediation Key To Social Harmony author.

Mediation Key To Social Harmony

Following the introduction of federal polity as provided in the Constitution of Nepal, 2015, alternative dispute resolution process and mechanism...

By Mukti Rijal
The Mathew Effect author.

The Mathew Effect

It seems that everywhere one looks, there is an implicit bias lurking behind the scenes.   While recently, it was the...

By Phyllis Pollack
Ten Real Mediation Systems author.

Ten Real Mediation Systems

This short article presents accounts of ten mediators about the factors affecting how we handle continuing streams of mediations – our...

By John Lande
When Mediation Conduct Goes Wrong author.

When Mediation Conduct Goes Wrong

By Deborah S Ballati, Esq. and Patricia H. Thompson Esq. FCIARB While most mediation participants act professionally, with courtesy and...

By Patricia Thompson
The Benefits of using ADR in Resolving PI Disputes author.

The Benefits of using ADR in Resolving PI Disputes

In this podcast, JAMS neutrals Judge Sherry Klein Heitler and Judge Richard McDermott give listeners a deeper look into the...

By Sherry Klein Heitler
Is Conciliation in the Resolution of Labour Disputes a waiting room before Adjudication? An Indian Perspective author.

Is Conciliation in the Resolution of Labour Disputes a waiting room before Adjudication? An Indian Perspective

Abstract Conflict of interest is a part of human affairs. Industrial conflict is also human conflict and is one of...

By Prof Dr. J. Mahalakshmi
Five Ways to Repair a Marriage author.

Five Ways to Repair a Marriage

Doni, a friend of mine since high school, sidled up to me in the supermarket one day and said he...

By Mordechai Rhine
Wrangling Emotions author.

Wrangling Emotions

Howard Herman gets parties out of battle mode in cases with complex power dynamics After 37 years, including 23 years...

By Howard Herman
How a humanistic approach to Mediation would impact on the definition of mediation, mediation practice, training and accreditation – Part II author.

How a humanistic approach to Mediation would impact on the definition of mediation, mediation practice, training and accreditation – Part II

It’s time for mediation to claim its place as a stand-alone profession freed from being just an alternative to the...

By Greg Rooney
Why I argue for Mediation to move beyond the dehumanised legal mediation model – Part I author.

Why I argue for Mediation to move beyond the dehumanised legal mediation model – Part I

I have no problem with the legal profession experimenting with mediation. I would encourage it.  It’s just that the broad...

By Greg Rooney
Understanding Virtual Eviction Mediation Programs – A Q&A author.

Understanding Virtual Eviction Mediation Programs – A Q&A

This article is part of a series of perspectives on eviction mediation program development that is being supported by the American Arbitration...

By Susan Yates
Modifying Underlying Dimensions in the TKI author.

Modifying Underlying Dimensions in the TKI

Since the early 1970s, two dimensions of the TKI have been used to plot the five conflict modes: Assertiveness and Cooperativeness (my...

By Ralph Kilmann
Custody Mediation – Before or During Litigation? author.

Custody Mediation – Before or During Litigation?

Parents can try both litigation and mediation to determine parenting arrangements after they split. But should you go to mediation...

By Zarira Love
Back to Basics: Why Mediate? author.

Back to Basics: Why Mediate?

As part of my preparation to teach a class on mediation confidentiality, I reviewed the Uniform Mediation Act with all of its...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediation Before the Mediation; The important role of a pre-mediation session author.

Mediation Before the Mediation; The important role of a pre-mediation session

Mediation before the mediation; The important role of a pre-mediation session. Marco Imperiale and Myer J. Sankary, Esq. Introduction Looking...

By Myer J. Sankary, Marco Imperiale

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