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New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties author.

Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties

Legal systems round the globe are grounded in the rule of law and in theory, justice is available readily and...

By Bongkiyi John Paul
20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations author.

20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations

In preparation for the next international meeting on climate change in Glasgow in November 2021, it is important to begin...

By Kenneth Cloke

ADR Principles and Clergy-Congregation Relations

It is likely that a large majority of clergy who serve congregations are hired, re-hired or terminated by the vote...

By Martin Rosenfeld
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
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
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

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
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
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
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

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