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Announcing the Launch of the New and Improved Arbitrate.com author.

Announcing the Launch of the New and Improved Arbitrate.com

Introducing the New Arbitrate.com! After many months of work, we are very proud to announce the launch of the new Arbitrate.com, sporting...

By Amy Schmitz, Colin Rule
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
FINRA DRS Postpones In-Person Hearings through April. Are Virtual Hearings Driving Down Customer Recoveries? These Researchers Say “Yes” author.

FINRA DRS Postpones In-Person Hearings through April. Are Virtual Hearings Driving Down Customer Recoveries? These Researchers Say “Yes”

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert ('SAA') blog, here. FINRA’s Office of Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has...

By George Friedman
H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation author.

H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation

By the time Lee visited HR to request a mediation, he was frustrated and mad. Despite many “feedback” meetings with...

By Dawn Bedlivy, Kim Faircloth
Mediating and Resolving COVID-19 Related Contract and Commercial Lease Disputes author.

Mediating and Resolving COVID-19 Related Contract and Commercial Lease Disputes

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic and a series of government shutdown orders have negatively impacted many contracts and commercial leases, either...

By Frank Burke
Collaboration is the Future author.

Collaboration is the Future

Lawyers love conflict. They thrive on it. If anyone can coexist with conflict, it’s a lawyer. At least that’s how...

By Larry Bridgesmith
How To Screw Up a Mediation in our Brave New World author.

How To Screw Up a Mediation in our Brave New World

FUBAR Zoom Mediation:* A Field Guide for Mediators * “Fouled” Up Beyond All Recognition Almost all cases that are not...

By Christopher Nolland
Canada – Protracted Costly Litigation Highlights “Perils Of Not Having A Dispute Resolution Mechanism Built Into A Contract” author.

Canada – Protracted Costly Litigation Highlights “Perils Of Not Having A Dispute Resolution Mechanism Built Into A Contract”

This article first appeared on Urbas Arbitral, here. In North Pacific Properties Ltd v. Bethel United Churches of Jesus Christ Apostolic...

By Daniel Urbas
Resolving Legal Battles, One Text Message at a Time author.

Resolving Legal Battles, One Text Message at a Time

The Franklin County Municipal Court (FCMC), located in Columbus, Ohio offers online, text-message mediation.  This article highlights the data from...

By Jessica Kavinsky, Veronica Cravener
Start with “Hello” to Manage Conflict author.

Start with “Hello” to Manage Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalConflict management can start as simply saying “hello”. As well as coaching individuals who are...

By Lorraine Segal
The 2020 Elections, Mediation, and the Political Divide — What Next? author.

The 2020 Elections, Mediation, and the Political Divide — What Next?

“Our trust in the future has lost its innocence. We know now that anything can happen from one minute to...

By Kenneth Cloke
LCAM/HSF Mediation In Arbitration Survey Initial Results author.

LCAM/HSF Mediation In Arbitration Survey Initial Results

This post first appeared on the Herbert Smith Freehills Arbitration Notes blog, here. The Mediation in Arbitration Survey is now...

By Chris Parker, Craig Tevendale, Rebecca Warder
Should Employment Matters with Religious Connotations be Dealt with in Court or by Mediations? author.

Should Employment Matters with Religious Connotations be Dealt with in Court or by Mediations?

This article focuses on a specialized class of employment law and human rights issues where there an overlap exists between...

By Ariel Kirzner, Bruce Ally
Review: The Book of Real-World Negotiations author.

Review: The Book of Real-World Negotiations

Many of you may know Josh Weiss as the Co-Founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University and Senior...

By Colin Rule
Build the Toolbox author.

Build the Toolbox

Announcing a new project: Build the Toolbox. The purpose of this series will be to create a Toolbox of interactive...

By Clare Fowler
Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes author.

Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes

Conflict is inevitable in the best of times and the easiest of circumstances. Human beings interacting with other human beings...

By Sharon Woodhouse
Virtual Mediation; An Enhanced Process or an Ephemeral Solution? author.

Virtual Mediation; An Enhanced Process or an Ephemeral Solution?

I recently conducted a Webinar interview with Sriram Panchu, one of India's leading mediators, on his experience using "virtual" mediation...

By Bruce Edwards
Group Decision-Making on Complex Public Issues: An experiment with structure. author.

Group Decision-Making on Complex Public Issues: An experiment with structure.

The structure and setting of dialogue sessions matter greatly in enabling better decision-making and outcomes. Poor preparation and facilitation can lead...

By Jordi Honey-Rosés, Sarah Daitch
Because Mediators Deserve a Personality Test Too author.

Because Mediators Deserve a Personality Test Too

This is a personality test, just for those in the dispute resolution field. Because mediators deserve a personality test too.  Nowadays...

By Clare Fowler
Zoom Fatigue Uncovers Mediators’ Secret Weapon author.

Zoom Fatigue Uncovers Mediators’ Secret Weapon

FLASHBACK July, 2019: I sit in my car, waiting another ten minutes before going in to mediate. I sip my...

By Clare Fowler
Online Mediation Worth the Screen Time author.

Online Mediation Worth the Screen Time

Article originally published here.COVID-19 caused a surge in commercial and interpersonal conflict.  At the same time, courts are closed, halting...

By Alnoor Maherali, Ehsan Ali
Racial Justice Conflict: How “Historical” Racial Symbols Shape Perception, Practices, and Policy author.

Racial Justice Conflict: How “Historical” Racial Symbols Shape Perception, Practices, and Policy

INTRODUCTION As the world continues to grapple with racial injustice and unrest as masses of people from all ethnicities protest...

By Judy Rashid
Mediation, Neutrality, Political Conflicts, and the 2020 Elections author.

Mediation, Neutrality, Political Conflicts, and the 2020 Elections

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”    Martin Luther King, Jr....

By Kenneth Cloke
Using Assertive Communication as a Way to Prevent Conflict in the Workplace author.

Using Assertive Communication as a Way to Prevent Conflict in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy Pollack Practicing effective communication is one of the most impactful ways to prevent conflict in the...

By Vanessa Rose
Conflict During COVID–Combined Voices from all Seven Continents author.

Conflict During COVID–Combined Voices from all Seven Continents

Full article including footnotes attached below. CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 Voices from the Seven Continents of the...

By Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour, Andrea Maia, Carla Marcucci, David Bogan, Gregg Relyea, Hitoshi Suzuki, Kenneth Cloke, Rory O'Connor
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: South America author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: South America

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Andrea Maia, Gregg Relyea
Apologies and Alternative Dispute Resolution Utility in Medical Malpractice author.

Apologies and Alternative Dispute Resolution Utility in Medical Malpractice

Apologies for medical errors and poor medical outcomes are typically omitted from the  practice of medicine in the classic tort malpractice...

By Ava Hacopian
Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age – The Introduction author.

Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age – The Introduction

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Lela Love, Nadja Alexander, Michael Leathes
Separating the People from the Problem – Colin Rule and the Rise of Online Dispute Resolution author.

Separating the People from the Problem – Colin Rule and the Rise of Online Dispute Resolution

This article from Harvard's "The Practice," shines a light on ODR and its evolution using Colin Rule’s career as a...

By Colin Rule
Two Words author.

Two Words

Valerie lost power and squandered an opportunity to resolve the conflict when she replied, “That’s a bad idea, Paul; I...

By Christopher Sheesley

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