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Schwartz Lecture: System Design for Contemporary Justice author.

Schwartz Lecture: System Design for Contemporary Justice

Professor Janet Martinez focuses her research on dispute system design; online dispute resolution; facilitation of public disputes, particularly in the...

By Janet Martinez
AI Regulations, Mediators and Arbitrators author.

AI Regulations, Mediators and Arbitrators

European AI Act and US HR 3369 AI regulations will require mediators to adopt more rigorous practices in AI development...

By Robert Bergman
The AAA-ICDR Foundation and JAMS Foundation Grant $750,000 to Ray Corollary (ADR Diversity) Initiative author.

The AAA-ICDR Foundation and JAMS Foundation Grant $750,000 to Ray Corollary (ADR Diversity) Initiative

Funding will help support the RCI's mission to increase diversity within the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) profession. The JAMS Foundation...

By James Melamed, J.D.
AAAi Podcast Episode 1 with Bridget McCormack author.

AAAi Podcast Episode 1 with Bridget McCormack

AAAi Lab Podcast and Vodcast Welcome to the AAAi Lab Podcast, where Legally Disrupted's Zach Abramowitz and AAA President and...

By Bridget McCormack, Zach Abramowitz
Do You Need a Framework or a Formula for Navigating Conflict? author.

Do You Need a Framework or a Formula for Navigating Conflict?

I spoke with someone recently who was looking for a conflict coach for a colleague of hers. I knew pretty...

By Lorraine Segal
Beyond the Basics: How Continuous Training Transforms Mediators into Maestros author.

Beyond the Basics: How Continuous Training Transforms Mediators into Maestros

In mediation, each case is a unique human symphony. The mediator, not merely a facilitator, transcends to maestro, orchestrating resolution....

By Yanine Simpser
Newly Neutral author.

Newly Neutral

I have been immersed in the field of ADR as both a provider and practitioner for over 25 years. I...

By Lisa Timmons
AAA Announces AAAi Podcast author.

AAA Announces AAAi Podcast

The AAA is excited to announce the AAAi Podcast! Join us for this monthly series, where Legally Disrupted host Zach Abramowitz and...

By Bridget McCormack, Zach Abramowitz
Custody Mediation When You Can’t Afford a Lawyer author.

Custody Mediation When You Can’t Afford a Lawyer

A lawyer's input in custody mediation can help you secure an agreement that is fair and in the best interest...

By Zarira Love
Parenting Changed My Conflict Style author.

Parenting Changed My Conflict Style

Being a parent changes many things!  For me,  my conflict style was one of those. On the Style Matters inventory, my highest...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
The Hummingbird author.

The Hummingbird

The other day, I opened one of the French doors in our house to let the dog outside where he...

By Phyllis Pollack
A Call for Standardization of Practitioner Knowledge and Education Mental Health Awareness author.

A Call for Standardization of Practitioner Knowledge and Education Mental Health Awareness

During my graduate education in alternative dispute resolution, neurodiversity was explored as a journal prompt asking what a mediation practitioner...

By Monesha Munnerlyn
Unveiling of Hidden Dynamics in Mediation Practice: Lessons from the Marauder’s Map author.

Unveiling of Hidden Dynamics in Mediation Practice: Lessons from the Marauder’s Map

Introduction J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter introduces us to different magical objects, one of which is the “Marauder’s Map”, a document...

By Pitamber Yadav
Three Beneficial Alternative Dispute Resolution Options in Domestic Relations Cases in Michigan author.

Three Beneficial Alternative Dispute Resolution Options in Domestic Relations Cases in Michigan

Introduction Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has gained significant importance in the realm of domestic relations cases, providing a more collaborative,...

By Phillip Schaedler
Lessons for Mediators from Ted Lasso author.

Lessons for Mediators from Ted Lasso

I heard about Ted Lasso, the TV series, from many of my friends, who said it was wonderful and well-worth...

By Laurie Israel
Remember Your Child’s College Costs and the FAFSA in Divorce Mediation author.

Remember Your Child’s College Costs and the FAFSA in Divorce Mediation

Divorcing parents often forget to decide how they’ll pay for a child’s higher education. If they separate while their child...

By Tucker Lieberman
Mediate.com Podcast 40: Better Conversations in Scotland with John Sturrock KC author.

Mediate.com Podcast 40: Better Conversations in Scotland with John Sturrock KC

In this episode, Veronica speaks with John Sturrock KC, founder and senior mediator at Core Solutions.  Listen to this episode to...

By John Sturrock, Veronica Cravener
Do Existing Laws Apply to AI author.

Do Existing Laws Apply to AI

Incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) in business is becoming more widespread globally. A survey of Global 500 companies found that leaders choosing to...

By Robert Bergman
Elevating Your Dispute Resolution Practice: 14 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Field author.

Elevating Your Dispute Resolution Practice: 14 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Field

In the ever-evolving world of dispute resolution, setting yourself apart from the competition is crucial for success. As a professional...

By Susan Guthrie
New Year – New Beginnings for Mediation in England and Wales? author.

New Year – New Beginnings for Mediation in England and Wales?

As many will know, in England and Wales (E&W) since 2015 we have been digitising our Civil, Family, and Tribunal...

By Tony Guise
Practitioners Tell Why Real Practice System Checklists are so Useful author.

Practitioners Tell Why Real Practice System Checklists are so Useful

Nature and Benefits of the Real Practice System Checklists The Real Practice System Menu of Mediation Checklists received many rave reviews.  People...

By John Lande
Pioneering a Transformative Approach to Dispute Resolution at the American Arbitration Association author.

Pioneering a Transformative Approach to Dispute Resolution at the American Arbitration Association

At the heart of the American Arbitration Association (AAA®) lies a vibrant culture of innovation and a forward-looking approach to...

By Kendal Enz
Free Speech on Campus: What Colleges and Universities Can Do author.

Free Speech on Campus: What Colleges and Universities Can Do

"Oski Dolls, Pompom Girls,  U.C. all the way! Oh, what fun it is to have Your mind reduced to clay!...

By Kenneth Cloke
The Volatility of Child Custody Cases Highlights the Importance of Mediation author.

The Volatility of Child Custody Cases Highlights the Importance of Mediation

Tragic stories about child custody disputes are frequently in the news cycle. Whether it's parental kidnapping or even more extreme...

By Zarira Love
Who Determines Your Self-Worth? author.

Who Determines Your Self-Worth?

Recently, I’ve been having more discussions on the core topic of self-worth: Am I a good or bad person? Am...

By Ralph Kilmann
AAA on Artificial Intelligence: A New Horizon in Arbitration and Mediation (video) author.

AAA on Artificial Intelligence: A New Horizon in Arbitration and Mediation (video)

The New York legal community gathered December 12, 2023 at the American Arbitration Association® (AAA®) offices in Midtown New York...

By Kendal Enz
Why Diversity Matters in Law Schools with Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow (video) author.

Why Diversity Matters in Law Schools with Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow (video)

On March 4th, 2022, the Texas A&M Law Review and the Aggie Dispute Resolution Program (law.tamu.edu/ADR) hosted a symposium entitled...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
AAA ICDR Principles Supporting the Use of AI in Alternative Dispute Resolution author.

AAA ICDR Principles Supporting the Use of AI in Alternative Dispute Resolution

The American Arbitration Association®-International Centre for Dispute Resolution® (AAA-ICDR®) is committed to pioneering the thoughtful integration of artificial intelligence (AI)...

By Colin Rule
AAA ICDR: From Algorithm to Awards: The Role of AI in Arbitration and Mediation author.

AAA ICDR: From Algorithm to Awards: The Role of AI in Arbitration and Mediation

Unlock the path to the future of conflict resolution by viewing the American Arbitration Association's International Center for Dispute Resolution's...

By Colin Rule
ODR Cyberweek 2023: Star Wars, Pop Culture, and ODR author.

ODR Cyberweek 2023: Star Wars, Pop Culture, and ODR

Noam Ebner of the Star Wars and Conflict Resolution Project discusses ODR's presence in pop culture as well as connections...

By Noam Ebner

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