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Mediation’s Potential

A couple of recent experiences as a consumer of mediation services have made me wonder whether the practice is living...

By Joe Markowitz
Thinking about the Future and the Need for Action by Mediators  Part 3 (of 3): A Call to Arms for Mediators? author.

Thinking about the Future and the Need for Action by Mediators Part 3 (of 3): A Call to Arms for Mediators?

Adapted from an address to the annual conference of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand in July 2015....

By John Sturrock
Thinking about the Future and the Need for Action by Mediators – Part 2 author.

Thinking about the Future and the Need for Action by Mediators – Part 2

Adapted from an address to the annual conference of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand in July 2015....

By John Sturrock
9 Elements of a Successful Mediation Consultation author.

9 Elements of a Successful Mediation Consultation

“How can I help you today?” is a great way to open up conversation between mediation clients. However, you should...

By Rackham Karlsson
Help Shape the Next Generation of Mediators! author.

Help Shape the Next Generation of Mediators!

Kluwer Mediation BlogWherever we look, there is a variety of articles, blogs, keynotes and workshop topics all talking about the...

By Angela Herberholz
Conversation with Heather Kulp About ADR Careers author.

Conversation with Heather Kulp About ADR Careers

Indisputably Previous conversation here. Awake readers will recall that Michael posted a series of posts by  Heather Kulp about giving...

By Heather Scheiwe Kulp, John Lande
From Gladiator To Mediator: The Challenges For Lawyers Who Become Mediators author.

From Gladiator To Mediator: The Challenges For Lawyers Who Become Mediators

When they represent clients, advocates may be compared to gladiators doing battle with logic instead of a lance, statutes instead...

By Gregg Relyea, Roy Cheng
Technological Advances Help Resolve Disputes author.

Technological Advances Help Resolve Disputes

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleThe modern lawyer has a very different lexicon from her predecessors, and an entirely new...

By Kim Taylor

How to Use ‘Nudge’ to Encourage More Parties into Mediation

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.The nudge approach encourages focused practical consideration of small steps which have...

By Katherine Graham
Encourage Young Aspiring Family Mediators to Enter the Field:  Their Careers, Your Business, and Our Profession Will Benefit author.

Encourage Young Aspiring Family Mediators to Enter the Field: Their Careers, Your Business, and Our Profession Will Benefit

This article was originally published as part of The Professional Family Mediator newsletter of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators...

By Michael Aurit
Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video) author.

Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video)

Marshall Peter is soon retiring as Director of Direction Service, a multi-program, family support agency founded in 1977 in Eugene,...

By James (Jim) Melamed
Mediate.com Offers New Responsive Site author.

Mediate.com Offers New Responsive Site

With over 40% of Mediate.com website traffic now on phones, we are proud to announce our new mobile friendly website....

By Mediate.com Staff
Mediation.com Exposed author.

Mediation.com Exposed

Also see: "BBB Complaints Against Mediation.com"The following is the account of my experience with Mediation.com. Writing this is a bit...

By Shannon Balk
Fallacies Underlying Common ADR Career Advice Given to Young Professionals author.

Fallacies Underlying Common ADR Career Advice Given to Young Professionals

From the Indisputably Blog This is the second in a five-part series on advice to law students and young professionals interested...

By Heather Scheiwe Kulp
Gerald Phillips, Attorney & Philanthropist, Passes Away at 90 author.

Gerald Phillips, Attorney & Philanthropist, Passes Away at 90

Gerald F. Phillips, attorney, ethicist and philanthropist, passed away on October 19, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA surrounded by his...

By Mediate.com Staff
Why Do We Do These Things? author.

Why Do We Do These Things?

I am a retired trial lawyer. I now devote my entire professional energy to ADR and, most particularly, to mediation....

By Donald Cripe
Why Caseload Manager? author.

Why Caseload Manager?

Caseload Manager at www.CaseloadManager.com is the world's leading online case management system for mediation programs and practitioners. Here is a...

By Mediate.com Staff
Update on Mediate.com Mediator Certification Program author.

Update on Mediate.com Mediator Certification Program

The Mediate.com Mediator Certification Program has been updated. You can access a complete description of the program at www.mediate.com/Certification. Approved...

By Mediate.com Staff
Bad Day at JAMS, Part 1 author.

Bad Day at JAMS, Part 1

From Dan Simon's Blog  An old friend (I’ll call him Frank) called to tell me he was being sued by...

By Dan Simon
What Makes Lawyers Happy? – And How Can You Help? author.

What Makes Lawyers Happy? – And How Can You Help?

Indisputably Money can’t buy me love. – Paul McCartney As a corollary to psychologist McCartney’s insight, money can’t buy lawyers...

By John Lande
Cyberweek en Espanol author.

Cyberweek en Espanol

Electronico Resolucion Blog by Alberto ElisavetskyPara ver las condiciones de la convocatoria haz clic aquí •Cyberweek es la conferencia virtual...

By Alberto Elisavetsky
Tips for Lawyers Who Want to Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money author.

Tips for Lawyers Who Want to Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money

Indisputably Recently, I was asked to write a post for a state bar association blog with highlights from my article,...

By John Lande
How to Become a Successful Mediator author.

How to Become a Successful Mediator

The following Keynote Address was delivered by Bennett G. Picker at a conference in Florence, Italy organized by the newly...

By Bennett G. Picker
Mediation Marathon author.

Mediation Marathon

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackI have mixed emotions. Why? Recently, I have conducted multiple mediations simultaneously in matters...

By Phyllis Pollack

Book Review: Handbook of Positive Supervision for Supervisors, Facilitators, and Peer Groups

This book introduces us and gives the reader a taste of a unique form of supervision, based on positive psychology...

By Mieke Brandon

What is Integrative Law? The Emergence of a New Legal System

What is Integrative Law? The Emergence of a New Legal System Recently, there has been a lot of attention on...

By J. Kim Wright
Dear Futures Project: What I Think I Know author.

Dear Futures Project: What I Think I Know

We are the fortunate beneficiaries of Jim Melamed and Mediate.com's twenty years of dogged persistence in all things mediation. Here...

By Gini Nelson
E-MARC 2015 – Reseña y Contenidos Generales author.

E-MARC 2015 – Reseña y Contenidos Generales

Carta de Alberto Elisavetsky, Presidente del Comité Ejecutivo e-MARC Buenos Aires, 15 de Junio 2015 Siempre es un orgullo y...

By Alberto Elisavetsky
Musings of a Long Time Arbitrator author.

Musings of a Long Time Arbitrator

Since I became involved exclusively in providing ADR services in 1991, I have been fortunate enough to have been selected...

By Brian Jerome
We Are The Future of Mediation author.

We Are The Future of Mediation

How will the future of mediation matter if a new generation of young mediators is not encouraged and carefully shepherded...

By Michael Aurit

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