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Mediation’s New Clothes author.

Mediation’s New Clothes

This article was originally submitted as an academic assignment on December 16, 2016 to instructors Jeanne Cleary and Doug Thompson...

By Beth Myers
Diversifying the Mediation Profession author.

Diversifying the Mediation Profession

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Michelle LeBaron describes how professionals currently in the mediation...

By Michelle LeBaron
Mediation is a Field author.

Mediation is a Field

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Juliana Birkhoff explains how her dissertation demonstrates mediation is...

By Juliana E. Birkhoff Ph.D.
Five Ways to Attract and Retain Young Professionals to your ADR Program or Organization author.

Five Ways to Attract and Retain Young Professionals to your ADR Program or Organization

Introduction I will never forget years ago when I was at a gathering organized by an ADR group when a...

By Stephanie Klein
The Three Phases of Alternative Dispute Resolution author.

The Three Phases of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Frank Sander speaks of three phases he's noticed in ADR: the Pound Conference followed by ten years of experimentation. The...

By Frank Sander
“Are We a Field?” with Carrie Menkel-Meadow author.

“Are We a Field?” with Carrie Menkel-Meadow

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020.Access all Carrie Menkel-Meadow videos here. This is...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
Mediation Field Mourns the Loss of Family Mediation Pioneer Lawrence D. Gaughan author.

Mediation Field Mourns the Loss of Family Mediation Pioneer Lawrence D. Gaughan

It is with deep sadness that we learned this week about the passing of Lawrence D. Gaughan, a pioneer professional...

By Larry Gaughan, Michael Aurit
Institutionalization Brings Loss of Vitality author.

Institutionalization Brings Loss of Vitality

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Jay Folberg discusses that with institutionalization, the field is...

By Jay Folberg
Influential Childhood Experiences author.

Influential Childhood Experiences

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Sid Lezak relates some of his early childhood experiences...

By Sid Lezak
What Do Mediators Do? author.

What Do Mediators Do?

If mediation were limited to only commercial transaction, these would be the functions of a mediator.What do mediators do? In...

By Melissa Marzett
Co-Mediation Can Bring Harmony to a Complex Case author.

Co-Mediation Can Bring Harmony to a Complex Case

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleWhen you have a complex, multi-disciplinary problem, should you hire one expert in one aspect...

By Andrew Nadolna
The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution by Michael D. Lang–Book Review author.

The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution by Michael D. Lang–Book Review

This is a book review by David Hubbard of the book "The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution" by...

By David Hubbard, Michael Lang
Interview with David J. Smith – The Future of Mediation – Starting a Career author.

Interview with David J. Smith – The Future of Mediation – Starting a Career

This is an interview by Mediate.com Managing Editor, Dr. Clare Fowler, with David J. Smith, author of Peace Jobs: A...

By David Smith
Mediate.com Recognized as a Top Attorney Directory! author.

Mediate.com Recognized as a Top Attorney Directory!

Now entering our 24th year, Mediate.com has been recognized as a Top Law Firm Directory by Rankings.io. Mediate.com is the...

By Mediate.com Staff
New Interview with Peter Salem – The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society author.

New Interview with Peter Salem – The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society

Peter Salem has been with the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) since 1994, first as the Associate Director...

By Peter Salem
How Can We Sell The Mediation Product If We Haven’t Worked Out What It Is? author.

How Can We Sell The Mediation Product If We Haven’t Worked Out What It Is?

Kluwer Mediation BlogI wish to add to Michael Leathes’ recent post on his suggestion that more field-based research be done...

By Greg Rooney
2018 BBB Complaints Against Mediation.com author.

2018 BBB Complaints Against Mediation.com

This article reviews numerous 2018 Better Business Bureau (BBB) complaints brought against a different company: Mediation.com. Also see 2014-2017 BBB...

By James (Jim) Melamed
Case Study of Negotiations with Honey and Vinegar, Carrots and Sticks author.

Case Study of Negotiations with Honey and Vinegar, Carrots and Sticks

Indisputably Last week, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi completed an impressive campaign of negotiations to be elected speaker of the...

By John Lande
Eyes Wide Shut author.

Eyes Wide Shut

As established mediators, we have a responsibility to constantly both reflect upon, and critically assess the existing state of mediation...

By Laura Tarcea
Beyond Solutions author.

Beyond Solutions

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
Who Are We author.

Who Are We

Joy Rosenthal's Mediation BlogOne of the oddest questions I have to ask when I am preparing adoption petitions or processing...

By Joy Rosenthal
Jim Melamed Selected For First APFM Outstanding Mediator Award author.

Jim Melamed Selected For First APFM Outstanding Mediator Award

After a nominations process open to all Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) members, Jim Melamed, Mediate.com CEO, was selected...

By Academy of Professional Family Mediators , James (Jim) Melamed, Michael Aurit
APFM: The Dream, Progress to Date, and New Goals author.

APFM: The Dream, Progress to Date, and New Goals

This article originally appeared at the Academy of Professional Mediators (APFM) website and is republished with permission..In March 2012, eleven...

By Virginia Colin, Ph.D.
What Do Litigants Really Want? author.

What Do Litigants Really Want?

GFOI Donna Shestowsky (California-Davis) recently wrote the latest in a series of her studies asking actual litigants about their procedural...

By John Lande
Career in Conflict Resolution? author.

Career in Conflict Resolution?

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron Kraybill Everywhere I’ve lived and worked, I’ve met people who feel a deep inner echo...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Ten Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age author.

Ten Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age

Mediation has fallen far short of its potential since starting to take root some 40 years ago. The right growth...

By Michael Leathes
A Modest Proposal author.

A Modest Proposal

When Jonathan Swift wrote his modest proposal, it had to do with eating our young as a hedge against a...

By ARTHUR L PRESSMAN
Be a Glass Half-full Mediator author.

Be a Glass Half-full Mediator

"An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity." --Winston Churchill Optimism is...

By Achintya Sharma, Sandeep Bhalothia
In Memorium: Perri Ellen Mayes, Leading Milwaukee Mediator – 1960 – 2018 author.

In Memorium: Perri Ellen Mayes, Leading Milwaukee Mediator – 1960 – 2018

Perri Ellen Mayes passed peacefully on March 1, 2018, after a short illness, which she battled with grace and courage....

By Mediate.com Staff
In Memoriam: Frank E.A. Sander, pioneer in ADR (1927-2018) author.

In Memoriam: Frank E.A. Sander, pioneer in ADR (1927-2018)

See Complete Interview with Frank Sander Frank E.A. Sander ’52, a longtime Harvard Law School professor and a pioneer in...

By Frank Sander

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