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"Margaret Shaw will always be remembered as one of the leaders of the mediation field.  Margaret was a trailblazer who championed mediation first at Children's Aid Society, then went on to start ADR Associates which she combined with JAMS in 2004. A former civil litigator, Margaret authored many articles on a variety of aspects of the ADR field and taught at NYU Law School.  She will be sorely missed." ~ Maria Volpe   
 

 

 

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From NY Times Obit:

Margaret Shaw, a lawyer and pioneer in alternative dispute resolution, died unexpectedly Thursday. She was 71. As a successful civil litigator, Ms. Shaw recognized the need to resolve legal disputes apart from costly, lengthy trials. That led her and colleagues to found ADR Associates. In 2004, it merged with JAMS where she became a senior figure. She was repeatedly recognized as the Best Lawyer in America, Mediation category and as a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine, 2006-2012. In 1966, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Smith College and was president of her class She is survived by a daughter, Kate Kripke, a psychotherapist in Boulder, Colo. and grandchildren, Kinley, and Bridget; and a son, Samuel Shaw, a screenwriter in Los Angeles, and grandsons, Philo, and Winslow, and me, her husband. A memorial service will be announced. Herbert J. Sturz

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Margaret Shaw

Margaret L. Shaw, Esq. was widely respected for her persistence and creativity in reaching settlement and was sought after to design and implement innovative ADR Systems nationwide.  Margaret Shaw joined JAMS when ADR Associates combined their firm with JAMS in 2004. A former civil litigator, Ms. Shaw maintained an active ADR… MORE >

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