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Revolutionizing Dispute Resolution: AAA’s Acquisition of ODR.com & The Future of AI-Powered Arbitration author.

Revolutionizing Dispute Resolution: AAA’s Acquisition of ODR.com & The Future of AI-Powered Arbitration

Technically Legal - A Legal Technology and Innovation Podcast Technically Legal is a legal tech podcast about legal innovation and...

By Colin Rule, Bridget McCormack
Future Dispute Resolution Conference at Stanford Law School Sept. 4-5 author.

Future Dispute Resolution Conference at Stanford Law School Sept. 4-5

We are excited to announce that the American Arbitration Association® (AAA®), its international division, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution® (ICDR®), Mediate.com...

By James (Jim) Melamed
It’s Time to Make Important Upgrades to Our Mediation Curriculum author.

It’s Time to Make Important Upgrades to Our Mediation Curriculum

     Legal Studies Research Paper Series Research Paper No. 2024-22   It’s Time to Make Important Upgrades to Our Mediation Curriculum    John Lande    This paper can...

By John Lande
5 Ways to Build Your Mediation Practice with a Shoestring Marketing Budget (and Some AI Assistance) author.

5 Ways to Build Your Mediation Practice with a Shoestring Marketing Budget (and Some AI Assistance)

Starting a mediation practice doesn't have to break the bank. In fact, some of the most effective marketing strategies are...

By Susan Guthrie
Harnessing Conflict for Strategic Innovation in the Workplace with Dr. Clare Fowler author.

Harnessing Conflict for Strategic Innovation in the Workplace with Dr. Clare Fowler

In this episode, host Jon Lobb interviews Dr. Clare Fowler from Mediate.com. Clare is author of "Rising Above Office Conflict."...

By Clare Fowler
Securing Optimal Settlement Agreements Through Mediation author.

Securing Optimal Settlement Agreements Through Mediation

PREPARATION IS THE KEY As a fundamentally different process than trial, mediation requires different steps for effective preparation. Unlike trial,...

By Gregg Relyea
AAAi Podcast #5 with ODR.com & Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule (video) author.

AAAi Podcast #5 with ODR.com & Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule (video)

At Future Lawyer USA in Boston, Zach and Bridget talk with Colin Rule on stage in Boston at Future Lawyer...

By Bridget McCormack, Zach Abramowitz, Colin Rule
The Mediate.com + AAA Partnership author.

The Mediate.com + AAA Partnership

I’ve had an exciting couple of weeks since we shared the news of the acquisition at the end of May....

By Colin Rule
American Arbitration Association® Acquires World’s Leading Online Dispute Resolution Company author.

American Arbitration Association® Acquires World’s Leading Online Dispute Resolution Company

AAA Partnership with ODR.com and Mediate.com promises faster and fairer resolutions NEW YORK (May 30, 2024)—The American Arbitration Association (AAA®)...

By Bridget McCormack, Colin Rule
Make Money Mediating #512: Avoid These 5 Pitfalls When Transitioning to a Dispute Resolution Practice author.

Make Money Mediating #512: Avoid These 5 Pitfalls When Transitioning to a Dispute Resolution Practice

Navigating the Transition: Top Mistakes to Avoid When Moving from Legal Practice to Dispute Resolution In this episode of Make Money...

By Susan Guthrie
The Top Ten Ways to Improve Your Mediation Skills author.

The Top Ten Ways to Improve Your Mediation Skills

Traditional mediation theories (such as facilitative, evaluative, and transformative mediation) are incomplete at best and misleading at worst, providing mystifying...

By John Lande
Conflict Tipping Podcast 33: Amanda Ripley’s “High Conflict,” with Ankur Delight author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast 33: Amanda Ripley’s “High Conflict,” with Ankur Delight

Join special guest Ankur Delight and Laura May as we review Amanda Ripley's book, "High Conflict." Book blurb: New York...

By Laura May
Texas A&M DR Symposium: Two Faces of Mediation: Reasons for Worry, Reasons for Hope (video) author.

Texas A&M DR Symposium: Two Faces of Mediation: Reasons for Worry, Reasons for Hope (video)

THE TWO FACES OF MEDIATION: REASONS FOR WORRY, REASONS FOR HOPE Texas A&M Annual Dispute Resolution Symposium Friday, March 1,...

By Nancy Welsh
“Modernizing Mediation: A Strategic Roadmap for the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association in the Digital Age” author.

“Modernizing Mediation: A Strategic Roadmap for the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association in the Digital Age”

Written by: Tiffany Byrd Cook Reviewed and Edited by: Dr. Gary Clayton, PsyD Preface This article stems from a research...

By Tiffany Cook
Demystifying Distress (video) author.

Demystifying Distress (video)

Set Effective Boundaries for Challenging Behavior Without Writing Anyone Off (And Practice Self-Care) - Recorded Tuesday, May 14, 2024 https://vimeo.com/946441262...

By Clare Fowler, Dan Berstein
The Limits of Generative AI in Mediation and Legal Practices author.

The Limits of Generative AI in Mediation and Legal Practices

INTRODUCTION The recent surge in artificial intelligence (AI) hype, fueled by bold promises from influential figures like Elon Musk, suggests...

By Robert Bergman
AAAi Podcast #4: LegalMation CEO James Lee author.

AAAi Podcast #4: LegalMation CEO James Lee

At Legalweek in New York, Bridget and Zach talk about the power and limitations of large language models with LegalMation...

By Zach Abramowitz, Bridget McCormack
Making Money Podcast #511: Exploring AI Tools Beyond ChatGPT for Dispute Resolution Professionals author.

Making Money Podcast #511: Exploring AI Tools Beyond ChatGPT for Dispute Resolution Professionals

In this episode of the Make Money Mediating podcast, host Susan Guthrie discusses her top three artificial intelligence (AI) tools...

By Susan Guthrie
Review of Peter Salem and Kelly Browe Olson, Editors, Family Dispute Resolution: Process and Practice (2024) author.

Review of Peter Salem and Kelly Browe Olson, Editors, Family Dispute Resolution: Process and Practice (2024)

Book available here from Oxford University Press In 2004, Jay Folberg, Peter Salem and Ann Milne edited and published the...

By Zena Zumeta
The Missing Spice: How Mediators Supercharge Collaborative Practice author.

The Missing Spice: How Mediators Supercharge Collaborative Practice

Imagine a complex culinary creation – a dish bursting with flavor, requiring a symphony of ingredients to come together perfectly....

By Yanine Simpser
Resolving Pressing Issues in Divorce Mediation (video) author.

Resolving Pressing Issues in Divorce Mediation (video)

This video is from Jim Melamed's 15-hour "Mediating Divorce Agreement" course available at Mediate.com University. Mediating Divorce Agreement with Jim...

By James (Jim) Melamed
Maximizing Mediation – An Experienced Mediator’s Favorite Techniques author.

Maximizing Mediation – An Experienced Mediator’s Favorite Techniques

In this course, experienced mediator Jim Melamed shares his favorite techniques and strategies to help participants through the mediation process....

By James (Jim) Melamed
Video: Mediate.com: The First 25 Years author.

Video: Mediate.com: The First 25 Years

This video, developed by Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule for Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference, recounts the founding of Mediate.com by John...

By Colin Rule, James (Jim) Melamed, John Helie
Challenges to Starting an American Middle-Eastern Cross-Border Mediation Center author.

Challenges to Starting an American Middle-Eastern Cross-Border Mediation Center

A Question of Setting Boundaries and Taking Calculated Risk Starting a cross-borders mediation center between the US and the Middle...

By Alia Ismail
What’s the Difference Between a Mediator and a Lawyer? author.

What’s the Difference Between a Mediator and a Lawyer?

The mediator is non-coercive. Participating in mediation is voluntary – it takes two to tango. If one person cannot or...

By Joy Rosenthal
Making Money Mediating Podcast: Transforming Conferences into Marketing Goldmines author.

Making Money Mediating Podcast: Transforming Conferences into Marketing Goldmines

Maximizing Conference Opportunities for Branding and Marketing In this episode of the Make Money Mediating podcast, host Susan Guthrie, a...

By Susan Guthrie
Mediator/Party Relationships: Creating The Foundation for a Successful Process author.

Mediator/Party Relationships: Creating The Foundation for a Successful Process

I. Introduction. When mediators build a relationship with party decision-makers, gaining their trust and promoting their confidence in the mediator...

By Shel Stark
What is a Mediator’s Role in a Data Security Dispute? author.

What is a Mediator’s Role in a Data Security Dispute?

In recent years, data security and privacy have become priority concerns for individuals and businesses alike. While worldwide legislation such...

By Dakota Murphey
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 (Jim) Melamed

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