In the case Ledbetter v Ledbetter, the appellate court considered the issue of whether parties to a divorce mediation should be bound to a settlement orally dictated by the mediator and affirmed by parties and their counsel at mediation, which was later repudiated by one of the parties.
Ledbetter v. Ledbetter, 163 S.W.3d 681 (Tenn. 2005) (refusing to enforce divorce settlement orally dictated by mediator and affirmed by parties and their counsel at mediation, which was later repudiated by one of the parties and never reduced to writing and presented to the court for approval).
For the past decade, as part of the annual Minnesota State Bar Association ADR Institute, Hamline Professor James Coben has been producing short videos illustrating mediation litigation. Mediate.com is proud to now assist in the further distribution of these exceptional teaching and learning resources.
This enactment may portray “less than optimal” mediator performance. Rest assured that you are not at risk by hiring any of the ADR Institute Players as neutrals (or lawyers), despite what you see on the tape. The videos are fictional reenactments of the mediations underlying the published litigated cases.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Robert Creo, one of the founders of the International Academy of Mediators, filmed as part of Mediate.com's "The Mediators: Views from...By Robert Creo
Dispute Settlement Counsel by Michael Zeytoonian. I wanted to continue the theme from my last Blog post about the Sea of Galilee and the notion of “being a Galilee” a...By Michael A. Zeytoonian
A friend of mine who is a mediator in Oakland, California, recently suggested that I write about the mythology of conflict resolution, and in particular about Iustitia, the Roman goddess...By Adrian Strong