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How Culture Influences Conflict Resolution author.

How Culture Influences Conflict Resolution

The culture of a family, community, or organization partially determines whether a given conflict mode (particularly collaborating) can be used...

By Ralph Kilmann
Future Dispute Resolution Conference at Stanford Law School Sept. 4-5 author.

Future Dispute Resolution Conference at Stanford Law School Sept. 4-5

We are excited to announce that the American Arbitration Association® (AAA®), its international division, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution® (ICDR®), Mediate.com...

By James (Jim) Melamed
It’s Time to Make Important Upgrades to Our Mediation Curriculum author.

It’s Time to Make Important Upgrades to Our Mediation Curriculum

     Legal Studies Research Paper Series Research Paper No. 2024-22   It’s Time to Make Important Upgrades to Our Mediation Curriculum    John Lande    This paper can...

By John Lande
Mediate Podcast: Bridget McCormick (CEO, AAA & ICDR) Interviewed by Colin Rule (CEO, Mediate.com & ODR.com) author.

Mediate Podcast: Bridget McCormick (CEO, AAA & ICDR) Interviewed by Colin Rule (CEO, Mediate.com & ODR.com)

In this episode, Colin Rule (CEO of Mediate.com) speaks with Bridget McCormick, the CEO of the American Arbitration Association/International Centre...

By Bridget McCormack, Colin Rule
5 Ways to Build Your Mediation Practice with a Shoestring Marketing Budget (and Some AI Assistance) author.

5 Ways to Build Your Mediation Practice with a Shoestring Marketing Budget (and Some AI Assistance)

Starting a mediation practice doesn't have to break the bank. In fact, some of the most effective marketing strategies are...

By Susan Guthrie
5 Benefits of Hiring a Mediator for Your Divorce Negotiation author.

5 Benefits of Hiring a Mediator for Your Divorce Negotiation

There are so many ways that a mediator can bring value to spouses that are separating or divorcing but I...

By Amy Robertson
Securing Optimal Settlement Agreements Through Mediation author.

Securing Optimal Settlement Agreements Through Mediation

PREPARATION IS THE KEY As a fundamentally different process than trial, mediation requires different steps for effective preparation. Unlike trial,...

By Gregg Relyea
The Mediate.com + AAA Partnership author.

The Mediate.com + AAA Partnership

I’ve had an exciting couple of weeks since we shared the news of the acquisition at the end of May....

By Colin Rule
Audiobooks and Mediators author.

Audiobooks and Mediators

This article was originally featured on the Magnum Mediation blog. Every day, regardless of the weather, I walk three miles...

By Ron Berglas
ADR in the Context of Civil Litigation in Bangladesh: Evaluating Legal and Practical Dimensions author.

ADR in the Context of Civil Litigation in Bangladesh: Evaluating Legal and Practical Dimensions

Introduction Mediation is a process in which the involved parties come together with an impartial and neutral third party, chosen...

By Md. Ala Uddin
American Arbitration Association® Acquires World’s Leading Online Dispute Resolution Company author.

American Arbitration Association® Acquires World’s Leading Online Dispute Resolution Company

AAA Partnership with ODR.com and Mediate.com promises faster and fairer resolutions NEW YORK (May 30, 2024)—The American Arbitration Association (AAA®)...

By Bridget McCormack, Colin Rule
The Top Ten Ways to Improve Your Mediation Skills author.

The Top Ten Ways to Improve Your Mediation Skills

Traditional mediation theories (such as facilitative, evaluative, and transformative mediation) are incomplete at best and misleading at worst, providing mystifying...

By John Lande
Conflict Tipping Podcast 33: Amanda Ripley’s “High Conflict,” with Ankur Delight author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast 33: Amanda Ripley’s “High Conflict,” with Ankur Delight

Join special guest Ankur Delight and Laura May as we review Amanda Ripley's book, "High Conflict." Book blurb: New York...

By Laura May
Texas A&M DR Symposium: Two Faces of Mediation: Reasons for Worry, Reasons for Hope (video) author.

Texas A&M DR Symposium: Two Faces of Mediation: Reasons for Worry, Reasons for Hope (video)

THE TWO FACES OF MEDIATION: REASONS FOR WORRY, REASONS FOR HOPE Texas A&M Annual Dispute Resolution Symposium Friday, March 1,...

By Nancy Welsh
Conflict and Extractive Industries in Canada: The Potential of Mediation to Mainstream Identity and Resolve Pipeline Disputes author.

Conflict and Extractive Industries in Canada: The Potential of Mediation to Mainstream Identity and Resolve Pipeline Disputes

In this paper I will be examining the role of mediation to resolve conflicts in extractive conflicts. For the purposes...

By Vrinda Sagar
Communication Strategies for a Dignified Divorce author.

Communication Strategies for a Dignified Divorce

Divorce is widely accepted as one of the most stressful life events you can go through, whether you’re the one...

By Dakota Murphey
Designing Multi-Agent, Multi-Outcome Dispute Systems author.

Designing Multi-Agent, Multi-Outcome Dispute Systems

Parties in complex disputes often send lawyers with authority as agents to negotiate on their behalf. Of course, these agents often...

By Keith Richards
“Modernizing Mediation: A Strategic Roadmap for the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association in the Digital Age” author.

“Modernizing Mediation: A Strategic Roadmap for the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association in the Digital Age”

Written by: Tiffany Byrd Cook Reviewed and Edited by: Dr. Gary Clayton, PsyD Preface This article stems from a research...

By Tiffany Cook
The Limits of Generative AI in Mediation and Legal Practices author.

The Limits of Generative AI in Mediation and Legal Practices

INTRODUCTION The recent surge in artificial intelligence (AI) hype, fueled by bold promises from influential figures like Elon Musk, suggests...

By Robert Bergman
Review of Peter Salem and Kelly Browe Olson, Editors, Family Dispute Resolution: Process and Practice (2024) author.

Review of Peter Salem and Kelly Browe Olson, Editors, Family Dispute Resolution: Process and Practice (2024)

Book available here from Oxford University Press In 2004, Jay Folberg, Peter Salem and Ann Milne edited and published the...

By Zena Zumeta
Five Signs Custody Mediation Won’t Work author.

Five Signs Custody Mediation Won’t Work

Custody mediation is often the recommended way to create a parenting plan, but it does not suit all circumstances. You...

By Zarira Love
The Missing Spice: How Mediators Supercharge Collaborative Practice author.

The Missing Spice: How Mediators Supercharge Collaborative Practice

Imagine a complex culinary creation – a dish bursting with flavor, requiring a symphony of ingredients to come together perfectly....

By Yanine Simpser
2024 Rebooting Mediation – Global Edition author.

2024 Rebooting Mediation – Global Edition

By Federica Simonelli, Dialogue Through Conflict Foundation Increasing mediation use, in all fields, needs renewed support. The Dialogue Through Conflict...

By Federica Simonelli
It’s Not About the Sport: How Reframing Changed the Conversation and Ended Impasse author.

It’s Not About the Sport: How Reframing Changed the Conversation and Ended Impasse

Recently a couple returned to mediation with me, ostensibly to modify their Parenting Plan. The original Plan specified that they...

By Nancy Shuger
Maximizing Mediation – An Experienced Mediator’s Favorite Techniques author.

Maximizing Mediation – An Experienced Mediator’s Favorite Techniques

In this course, experienced mediator Jim Melamed shares his favorite techniques and strategies to help participants through the mediation process....

By James (Jim) Melamed
Video: Mediate.com: The First 25 Years author.

Video: Mediate.com: The First 25 Years

This video, developed by Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule for Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference, recounts the founding of Mediate.com by John...

By Colin Rule, James (Jim) Melamed, John Helie
The Two of You Weren’t Seriously Dating, Yet You’re Having a Baby Together? author.

The Two of You Weren’t Seriously Dating, Yet You’re Having a Baby Together?

The pregnancy was unplanned. An extra surprise: You didn't intend to have a baby with this person — ever —...

By Tucker Lieberman
Mediation Key To Break Political Logjam author.

Mediation Key To Break Political Logjam

Nepal undergoes the recurring cycle of the political conflicts time and again. This time Nepali Congress is building pressure and...

By Mukti Rijal
What’s the Difference Between a Mediator and a Lawyer? author.

What’s the Difference Between a Mediator and a Lawyer?

The mediator is non-coercive. Participating in mediation is voluntary – it takes two to tango. If one person cannot or...

By Joy Rosenthal
Mediator/Party Relationships: Creating The Foundation for a Successful Process author.

Mediator/Party Relationships: Creating The Foundation for a Successful Process

I. Introduction. When mediators build a relationship with party decision-makers, gaining their trust and promoting their confidence in the mediator...

By Shel Stark

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