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Kimberlee Kovach

Married Mediators: Kim Kovach and Eric Galton

(10/20/20)Kimberlee Kovach, Eric R. Galton

An interview with Kim Kovach and Eric Galton about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.

John Sturrock

Mediators Green Pledge

(10/19/20)John Sturrock

Promoting the Mediators Green Pledge is now the purpose of a new WoMACC site. It seems to be one way to commit to our future. I invite you to sign up to the Green Pledge and to promote it to those you know and work with.

Jim Melamed

Mediation 20/20 Conference - Day 3 Video

(10/19/20)Jim Melamed, Clare Fowler, Colin Rule

Mediation 20/20 Complete Day 3 Video: (1) Envisioning Mediation for a New Generation - Where Should We Go? Technology and New Generational Expectations; and (2) Moving Forward - How Do We Get There?

Clare Fowler

Because Mediators Deserve a Personality Test Too

(10/18/20)Clare Fowler

This is a personality test, just for those in the dispute resolution field. Because mediators deserve a personality test too.

Ehsan Ali

Mediation in Dollars and Sense

(10/16/20)Ehsan Ali, Alnoor Maherali

Conflicts impose many concealed costs in businesses, which can compound over time and damage an organization’s bottom line. While a manager or business leader may be uninterested in the good feelings that mediation can generate, they should care about mediation as a highly effective tool for improving their organization’s conflict resolution structure - and balance sheet.

Vicki Assegued

Mediating Conflict in the Time of Covid-19

(10/16/20)Vicki Assegued

This article addresses internal and external skills for mediators to use during this time of Covid-19, to raise awareness of internal biases, and shift those biases in order to skillfully mediate for our clients.

Josh Srago

Envisioning Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) for Internet Service Provider Outages

(10/15/20)Josh Srago

Before the pandemic, losing your internet connectivity was frustrating; now, losing connectivity can truly be detrimental to your health and safety. This article proposes a new model for redress where independent ombudspersons help consumers get fair redress for lost connections, enabling equitable outcomes and leveling the playing field.

Colin Rule

Getting the Most from Mediate.com

(10/14/20)Colin Rule

This PDF presentation from Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule reviews available Mediate content, resources, and services to help you develop and promote your mediation services.

Clare Fowler

Mediation 20/20 Conference - Day 2 Video

(10/13/20)Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed, Colin Rule

Mediation 20/20 Day 2 Video: The current state of the field: obstacles and opportunities.

Kenneth Cloke

Married Mediators: Joan Goldsmith and Ken Cloke

(10/13/20)Kenneth Cloke, Joan Goldsmith

An interview with Joan Goldsmith and Ken Cloke about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.

Alnoor Maherali

Why We Caucus

(10/09/20)Alnoor Maherali, Ehsan Ali

To come together, sometimes we need time apart.

Heather Kennedy

Creating Accessible Mediation

(10/09/20)Heather Kennedy

This paper summarizes legal and ethical reasons for accessible meditations and provides a summary of how to accomplish this goal.

Jay Kakani

Mediation: A Peacemaking and Peacekeeping Tool in International Relations

(10/09/20)Shreya Sukhtankar, Jay Kakani

International mediation has become one of the most significant methods of managing cross-border conflicts. In this article, the authors have traced the emergence of mediation in international relations over the years.

Mediated Settlement Agreements in India - To Enforce or Not ?

(10/09/20)Ved Thakur, Yash More

Article 30 of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration encourages resolution of disputes through a settlement between parties by way of mediation.

John Helie

Video: Mediate.com: The First 25 Years

(10/06/20)John Helie, Jim Melamed, Colin Rule

This video, developed by new Mediate.com CEO, Colin Rule, recounts the founding of Mediate.com, now more than 25 years ago by John Helie and Jim Melamed.

Jim Melamed

Mediation 20/20 Conference - Day 1 Video

(10/06/20)Jim Melamed, Clare Fowler, Colin Rule

Mediation 20/20 Complete Day 1 Video - What Have We Achieved? How Did We Get Where We Are? Welcome and Celebration with Jim Melamed and John Helie plus panel.

Frank Burke

Top 10 Tips for a Successful Employment Mediation

(10/03/20)Frank Burke

Since a very high percentage of employment claims are resolved through mediation, skilled advocates should work with their clients to carefully plan and make strategic moves throughout the early, middle and late phases of the mediation process to achieve successful results and durable settlement agreements.

Sandeep Bhalothia

ODR in India: Opportunity, Challenges, and the Obvious

(10/02/20)Sandeep Bhalothia, Nisshant Laroia

This article will provide a brief overview of the current status of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in India by examining the opportunity and challenges the ODR brings and faces receptively in India.

Stan Rodbell

Stanley Leonard Rodbell - 1934 - 2020

(10/01/20)Stan Rodbell

Stanley Leonard Rodbell, 86, of Columbia, Maryland, died July 29, 2020. During the latter 30 years of his career, he turned his attention to social work and counseling, providing mediation services, concentrating on divorce mediation.

Clare Fowler

Mediate.com Survey: Analyzing the Field

(10/01/20)Colin Rule, Clare Fowler, Sharon Woodhouse

Mediate.com asked 300 dispute resolution professionals 7 questions about the field. Initial results are here.

Ron Kelly

Mediation: Movement, Business, or Racket?

(9/28/20)Ron Kelly

"Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” Will mediation fall into this trap?

William Cornet

Conflict and Culture

(9/28/20)William Cornet

How we engage in conflict and resolve disputes depends on a range of factors.

Orit Asnin

Mediation as a Business Accelerator

(9/25/20)Orit Asnin

This article discusses how mediation can help business, an inspiring example from The Middle East.

Rachel Gupta

Employment Litigation: 3 Instances Where A Company Should Explore Mediation

(9/25/20)Rachel Gupta

A blanket “no settlement” policy may not be in the best interests of the company’s bottom line. There are three instances where companies should put aside their instinct to litigate and explore mediation.

ADR Institute of Canada

Task Force Recommends ODR Platforms to the ADR Institute of Canada

(9/21/20)ADR Institute of Canada

The ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC) has an Online Dispute Task Force (ODRTF).  The Task Force formed a sub-committee on Platforms.  After evaluating 12 systems, the sub-committee recommends three platforms: CREKODR, Caseload Manager, and the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC).

Gary Clayton

Culture and Religion, Evaluating Mediation Approaches: A Case Study

(9/18/20)Gary Clayton

This document will analyze a conflict scenario with respect to the conflict’s candidacy (suitability) for mediation.

Clare Fowler

Caseload Manager Helps Ombuds Offices Meet Best Practice Standards

(9/18/20)Clare Fowler

Ombuds offices have elevated and unique needs for managing personal and case information and for meeting International Ombudsman Association (IOA) best practice standards.

Amel Ketani

Innovation in the Way Mediators and in Particular Family Mediators are Trained in England and Wales

(9/16/20)Amel Ketani

The purpose of this paper is to consider how it is possible to improve the current mediation training in England and Wales.

John Sturrock

They Said It Couldn’t Be Done – Mediation Training Online

(9/15/20)John Sturrock

They said it couldn’t be done. I said it couldn’t be done. Six months ago, this would have been unthinkable.

Hadassah Fidler

What Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Can Teach Us About the Neutrality of the Mediator

(9/15/20)Hadassah Fidler

Pitt and Jolie's divorce has taken a long time, filed for in 2016, although divorced in 2019 their agreement regarding child custody and financial assets is still ongoing.

Jeffrey Clayton

Pretrial Risk Assessment

(9/14/20)Jeffrey Clayton

Can reformers and chief justices find common ground?

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