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Tale of the Maligned Wolf author.

Tale of the Maligned Wolf

Things are often not what they seem in conflict. We tend to confuse “our side of the story” with “the...

By Tammy Lenski

A Biased Mediation

If you’ve heard about mediators you have probably been told that they do not have biases. According to Dictionary.com a...

By Jason Dykstra
Duke v. Wal-Mart at Forbes Woman: Implicit Gender Bias and Social Science Evidence author.

Duke v. Wal-Mart at Forbes Woman: Implicit Gender Bias and Social Science Evidence

For Supreme Court watchers, here's my article on Duke v. Wal-Mart over at the She Negotiates ForbesWoman blog, Wal-Mart Discrimination...

By Victoria Pynchon

States Continue Use of Mediation for Consumer Restitution

An increasing number of states are now using forms of mediation for purposes of processing consumer restitution requests and complaints....

By Keith Seat
What Political Leaders Can Learn From Mediators About Civil Discourse author.

What Political Leaders Can Learn From Mediators About Civil Discourse

Another news day. Another day of partisan wrangling that equates to tribalism. News reports of the Republican effort in the...

By Merri L. Hanson
Facebook Posts, Losing Your Job, Your Privacy, And Your Dignity author.

Facebook Posts, Losing Your Job, Your Privacy, And Your Dignity

From the Mediation Matters Blog of Steve Mehta.Recently I gave a lecture about social media and suggested that people need...

By Steve Mehta
Interview with Albie Davis – Views from the Eye of the Storm author.

Interview with Albie Davis – Views from the Eye of the Storm

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Albie Davis, a pioneering community mediation leader, filmed as part of...

By Albie Davis
Peacemakers author.

Peacemakers

From the Blog of Phyllis G. Pollack. Each year, the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) presents its Cloke-Millen Award also...

By Phyllis Pollack
Why NAFCM Has Endorsed Mediate.com’s Caseload Manager author.

Why NAFCM Has Endorsed Mediate.com’s Caseload Manager

**Author’s Warning: This article is lengthy, over 1,600 words total. It’s intended to thoroughly outline NAFCM’s rationale in supporting Mediate.com’s...

By Justin Corbett
NAFCM and Mediate.com Announce Agreement to Bring Community Mediation Programs to the Forefront of Online Case Administration and Communication author.

NAFCM and Mediate.com Announce Agreement to Bring Community Mediation Programs to the Forefront of Online Case Administration and Communication

PRESS RELEASE: August 24, 2010 Eugene, OR USA Mesa, AZ USA NAFCM and Mediate.com Announce Agreement to Bring Community Mediation...

By James (Jim) Melamed
Singer, Linda: Difficulty of Advertising – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Difficulty of Advertising – Video

Linda Singer shares her thoughts on why mediation is not as popular a service and field as it should be:...

By Linda Singer
Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediation Is A Field – Video author.

Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediation Is A Field – Video

Glenn Sigurdson believes mediation is a field. He says mediators build processes for problems not the other way around which...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Interview with Terry Wheeler –  – Views from the Eye of the Storm author.

Interview with Terry Wheeler – – Views from the Eye of the Storm

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Terry Wheeler, former President of the Association for Conflict Resolution, filmed...

By Terry Wheeler
Police & Community Mediation author.

Police & Community Mediation

The San Francisco Police Department's Chief of Police, George Gascon, recently met with the local Community Board to praise their...

By Jeff Thompson
Joe Folger: Conflict in the Field – Video author.

Joe Folger: Conflict in the Field – Video

The most widely used mediation model places an emphasis on helping people find common ground. His model is different. Transformative...

By Joseph P. Folger
Randy Lowry: Growing Popularity of Mediation in Court System – Video author.

Randy Lowry: Growing Popularity of Mediation in Court System – Video

Randy Lowry describes the growth and integration of mediation and negotiation into the court system to where judges want to...

By L. Randolph Lowry
David Hoffman: Concerns, Lack of Professional Diversity, and Public Funding – Video author.

David Hoffman: Concerns, Lack of Professional Diversity, and Public Funding – Video

David Hoffman emphasizes the need for more racial/ethnic diversity in the field in order to have the widest reach, broadening...

By David Hoffman
Susskind, Larry: Expectations in Mediation Process – Video author.

Susskind, Larry: Expectations in Mediation Process – Video

Larry Susskind speaks of the importance of being transparent and honest with participants and the elected officials in a public...

By Larry Susskind
Singer, Linda: Patience is Critical – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Patience is Critical – Video

Linda Singer explains that the most critical element of her mediation approach is having patience. This tends to be difficult...

By Linda Singer
Preview: “Cultural & Gender Issues in Negotiation & Mediation” DVD Course author.

Preview: “Cultural & Gender Issues in Negotiation & Mediation” DVD Course

See all DVD Previews at www.mediate.com/Previews. Access all Nina Meierding videos here.This is a preview of "Cultural & Gender Issues...

By Nina Meierding
Challenging Conventions In Challenging Conditions:     Thirty-Minute Mediations At Burning Man author.

Challenging Conventions In Challenging Conditions: Thirty-Minute Mediations At Burning Man

Appeared in CONFLICT RESOLUTION QUARTERLY, vol. 27, no. 1, Fall 2009 © Wiley Periodicals, Inc. and the Association for Conflict...

By Ron Kelly - Arbitrator, Mediator, Trainer, Tim Hedeen
The Need For Collaborative Capacity author.

The Need For Collaborative Capacity

From John Folk-Williams's blog Cross Collaborate Increasingly, leaders and managers are looking to collaborative methods for dealing with contentious policy...

By John Folk-Williams
Jay Folberg: Field Emerges from Ineffectiveness of Legal Process – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Field Emerges from Ineffectiveness of Legal Process – Video

Jay Folberg describes his start in the field, which came from himself and others trying to resolve conflicts and divorces between people...

By Jay Folberg
Howard Bellman: Stimulation of Mediating Early On – Video author.

Howard Bellman: Stimulation of Mediating Early On – Video

Howard Bellman describes his early days mediating strikes in Wisconsin. He felt he was providing an important service for the...

By Howard Bellman
The NYPD & The Three C’s: Communication, Community & Cricket author.

The NYPD & The Three C’s: Communication, Community & Cricket

Often when I speak about conflict and dispute resolution I mention three words that I consider to be my mantra...

By Jeff Thompson
Negotiating Shadows: Working With Extreme Conflict author.

Negotiating Shadows: Working With Extreme Conflict

First published in Oregon Mediation Association Newsletter, Spring 2009.The other day I was having breakfast and was about to open...

By Grace Eagle Reed
Salem, Richard: Police Vs. Black Panthers in California – Video author.

Salem, Richard: Police Vs. Black Panthers in California – Video

Richard Salem describes his time serving as an intermediary between police and the black panthers in Richmond, California.

By Richard Salem
Rose, Chip: Professional Intimacy and Trust – Video author.

Rose, Chip: Professional Intimacy and Trust – Video

Chip Rose compares mediation with collaborative law and notes that in mediation he is able to meet with parties in...

By Chip Rose
Simulation: A Better Way – Video author.

Simulation: A Better Way – Video

This simulation discusses multiple types of mediation. It gives an example of a foreclosure, community, marital, special education, elder, and...

By Managing Editor
Simulation: A Brother’s Dispute – Video author.

Simulation: A Brother’s Dispute – Video

This video is a simulation submitted to the ABA DR contest. It shows a dispute between two brothers that is...

By Managing Editor

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