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Metaphors for our Movement author.

Metaphors for our Movement

I recently sent a message on the DRLE listserv about a transition in managing it and the DRLE website from Jim Levin...

By John Lande
England & Wales (finally) Embrace Mediation author.

England & Wales (finally) Embrace Mediation

In England and Wales (E&W) we are about to put hundreds of thousands of cases through ADR.  Endless hesitation and...

By Tony Guise
The Future of Online Mediation with Jim Melamed and Colin Rule author.

The Future of Online Mediation with Jim Melamed and Colin Rule

Colin Rule interviews Jim Melamed at Cyberweek 2021 -- Nov 1, 2021 Jim and Colin review changes that have taken...

By James Melamed, J.D., Colin Rule
The Achievement and Impact of Mediate.com with Clare Fowler, Colin Rule & Ron Dolin (video) author.

The Achievement and Impact of Mediate.com with Clare Fowler, Colin Rule & Ron Dolin (video)

I welcome renowned ADR experts that built up the world's leading mediation website and organization- Mediate.com, to the Expert Views...

By Clare Fowler, Colin Rule
AI and the Future of Mediation (video) author.

AI and the Future of Mediation (video)

AI and the Future of Mediation - July 2023 - Ontario Association for Family Mediation (OAFM) : I've been fascinated...

By Sara Shamdani
Enhancing Mediation with ChatGPT: The AI Solution for Efficient Agreements author.

Enhancing Mediation with ChatGPT: The AI Solution for Efficient Agreements

As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to evolve and become more sophisticated, its applications have permeated nearly every sector, revolutionizing the...

By Paul Bates
What’s in a Face? author.

What’s in a Face?

“Faces always talk too much.  One line and all their plans are revealed.”  — Floriano Martins  Martins, a Brazilian poet, is not...

By Laurie Israel
Mediate.com Membership & Services author.

Mediate.com Membership & Services

There are 3 Membership Options at Mediate.com: Basic, Premium and Featured Membership. Please review the information below and let us...

By Colin Rule
Mediate.com Membership Badges author.

Mediate.com Membership Badges

New Mediate.com Badges are now available for both your Mediate.com Directory Listing and for your personal website. There are two...

By Colin Rule
Mediate University Course Bundles Have Now Expanded author.

Mediate University Course Bundles Have Now Expanded

Mediation Training Course Bundles Are you entering the mediation field? Satisfy your mediation training requirements and save hundreds of dollars...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Conflict Tipping Podcast 24: Getting enough sleep and time traveling author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast 24: Getting enough sleep and time traveling

Laura May is joined by Dr. Patricia Cernadas Curotto, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Geneva interested in compassion,...

By Laura May
Trauma-Informed Care in Mediation author.

Trauma-Informed Care in Mediation

(This article was first published in the Oakland County Legal News on May 30 and June 27, 2023.) "The paradox...

By Laura Athens
Who Says Mediation is Not for Complex Cases? author.

Who Says Mediation is Not for Complex Cases?

Mediation has rightfully earned a reputation as being a generally easier and less expensive road to divorce. Unfortunately, it has...

By Scott Levin Esq, CDFA

Mediation and Mindfully Getting in the Middle: Brad Heckman at TEDx Teachers College

In this insightful talk, Brad Heckman discusses mindfulness in conflict mediation. Using poignant humor and his own hand-drawn illustrations, Heckman...

By Brad Heckman
50 Questions You Can Ask Friends and Relatives in Political Arguments author.

50 Questions You Can Ask Friends and Relatives in Political Arguments

As we head into another election season, during which we will be talking with friends and relatives we may find...

By Kenneth Cloke
ICODR Podcast 23: Ben Davis, Emeritus Professor at University of Toledo Law School author.

ICODR Podcast 23: Ben Davis, Emeritus Professor at University of Toledo Law School

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian speaks with Ben Davis, Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of...

By Benjamin Davis, Ian MacDuff
Dealing with Gatekeeper Parents author.

Dealing with Gatekeeper Parents

Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D., presents a 1.5-hour course describing the current research on Gatekeeper parents, who present unique challenges to...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
100th ALI Anniversary: Role of Technology in Dispute Resolution and Access to Justice (2023) author.

100th ALI Anniversary: Role of Technology in Dispute Resolution and Access to Justice (2023)

100th Anniversary Program of the American Law Institute on The: Role of Technology in Dispute Resolution and Access to Justice....

By Colin Rule
The Gentle Art of Dispute Resolution – Mediation Lessons from a Jiu Jitsu Practitioner author.

The Gentle Art of Dispute Resolution – Mediation Lessons from a Jiu Jitsu Practitioner

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, which I have practiced for more than a decade, has taught me invaluable life lessons on and...

By Darren Rumack
Honoring AFCC’s 60th Anniversary author.

Honoring AFCC’s 60th Anniversary

This article honors the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) 60th Anniversary Celebration now taking place in Los Angeles....

By James Melamed, J.D.
Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online! author.

Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online!

The listservs and chat rooms have been abuzz this week -- everyone's talking about the conference! We had 39 leading...

By Clare Fowler
Your Ultimate 12-Step Guide to Coworker Mediation author.

Your Ultimate 12-Step Guide to Coworker Mediation

Whether problems between coworkers seem constant or sporadic, handling conflict resolution in the workplace can be difficult and uncomfortable for...

By Jeremy Pollack
My Students Are Ready To Handle The Most Divisive Conflicts author.

My Students Are Ready To Handle The Most Divisive Conflicts

I teach a graduate course on facilitation skills for both master’s degree and graduate certificate students  at the Carter School...

By David Smith
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 37 – Mediating the Business Divorce with Margeaux Thomas author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 37 – Mediating the Business Divorce with Margeaux Thomas

If you've ever been curious about the attorney perspective on what makes for an effective mediation, then this episode is...

By Veronica Cravener
Does Online Mediation Create Disadvantages for New Mediators? author.

Does Online Mediation Create Disadvantages for New Mediators?

No one can doubt that mediators have power and exert influence. Within a session, the mediator’s primary focus is to...

By Philip Graham
Mediate.com Brings ODR and AI Expertise to ABA Conference author.

Mediate.com Brings ODR and AI Expertise to ABA Conference

Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule, Vice-President Clare Fowler and Innovation Director Ron Dolin represented Mediate.com and ODR.com at this years ABA...

By Colin Rule, Clare Fowler, James Melamed, J.D.
Colin Rule Receives D’Alemberte-Raven Award from ABA in Las Vegas! author.

Colin Rule Receives D’Alemberte-Raven Award from ABA in Las Vegas!

Colin Rule, CEO of Mediate.com and ODR.com, has been presented with the 2023 D’Alemberte/Raven Award from the American Bar Association. Colin...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Better Reflecting Mediation to the World author.

Better Reflecting Mediation to the World

While mediators often assist in the creation of near miracles behind closed doors, our miraculous work and effective approaches are...

By James Melamed, J.D.
ICODR Podcast Episode 20 – Why Is Justice Lagging Behind? with Mirèze Philippe author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 20 – Why Is Justice Lagging Behind? with Mirèze Philippe

You need to believe in a project. If you don't believe in it, you can't take it forward."  In this...

By Mirèze Philippe, Ian MacDuff
ICODR Podcast Episode 19 – Influence of ChatGPT on ODR with Noam Ebner author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 19 – Influence of ChatGPT on ODR with Noam Ebner

Chances are you've heard about ChatGPT, but have you thought about the potential influence of ChatGPT on ODR? In this...

By Noam Ebner, Ian MacDuff

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