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Mediation 20/20 Conference – Day 2 Video

Day 2

Mediation 2020: The Current State of the Field – Obstacles and Opportunities


  • Ken Cloke
  • Jay Folberg
  • Marilyn McKnight
  • Kendra Ogunshina
  • Angelia Tolbert
  • John Ford
  • D.G. Mawn
  • Carrie Menkel-Meadow
  • Chip Rose
  • D.A. Graham
  • Tim Hicks
  • Don Saposnek
  • Tara Ollapall

Day 2 Video


James Melamed, J.D.

Jim Melamed co-founded in 1996 along with John Helie and served as CEO of through June 2020 (25 years).  Jim is currently Board Chair and General Counsel for Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc. (RIS), home to,, and other leading dispute resolution sites. During Jim's 25-year tenure,… MORE >

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