This article details a mediator's experience with COVID, and vocalizing feelings of anger and perceived conflict.
A surprising outcome that is noteworthy for Divorcing (or Divorced) Couples seeking to use Life Insurance Proceeds to assist their exes and or children.
Sound financial planning may be the last thing on your mind when divorcing but it may never be more valuable.
Ronald Ravikoff, Esq., has been a JAMS neutral since 2012 and has been on the American Healthcare Lawyers Association panel of neutrals since 2014. We spoke with Ron Ravikoff about his extensive experience in health care mediation and arbitration and the advantages alternate dispute resolution (ADR) brings to the health care industry at large.
Out of the blue, I got an email from Peter Phillips saying, “John, just a note to report how much fun Stone Soup is.
At the outset of the Covid-19 outbreak, many experts predicted a sharp increase in divorce rates. This has played out a bit differently than expected.
Is your family or someone you know going through a rough patch and wondering when might it be necessary to bring in a mediator? Watch this video if you'd like to know how a mediator helps families resolve conflicts and what the qualities of a good mediator are.
Tara West has studied all of the approaches to mediation.
This article discusses the power of respectful communication and appreciation of different values for working through value-based conflicts. Understanding other people’s personal journeys, which led them to make their religious decisions, can resolve conflict by exposing shared interests.
This brief article looks at the need to engender good will in a contested divorce.
What has the last 21 months taught me?
As the state of eviction mediation continues to evolve, we wanted to share some notable developments from across the country.
Abby Silverman and Cyrus Dugger offer their thoughts on various topics related to employment mediation, including negotiation strategies, tax considerations and goodwill gestures.
When you are getting divorced or separated, a torrent of mixed emotions, such as anger, relief, and worry are likely to overwhelm you.
Recently, I conducted a mediation which from the moment I introduced myself, I knew it would not settle. These signs gave it away.
Transformative Family Dialogue During the Pandemic – A Story from a Mediation Center in the Czech Republic
Perspectives from JAMS neutral Shirish Gupta and JAMS Diversity Fellow Genesis Fisher on navigating co-founder separation disputes.
[Podcast] CEO Leadership: A Conversation with Chris Poole on His Career and the Pathway Forward for JAMS
A podcast produced by Arbitrate.com features JAMS CEO Chris Poole reflecting on his time at JAMS, rising to industry challenges, trends, and the future of alternative dispute resolution.
Have you wondered, when might it be necessary to bring in a mediator or, how does a mediator help families resolve conflicts?
Many of us have fine-tuned instincts that help guide us through challenges we face when we encounter situations and interactions that perplex us.
Before I start teaching a course or workshop about conflict management, I always tell my students that I have a modest goal for the class: to change their hearts, minds, and behaviors.
This panel had many highlights, including FOI Tom Stipanowich, who coined the term mixed-mode and who now refers to it as “lane-changing.”
A “gray divorce” occurs when a senior couple ends their marriage after years or decades of togetherness.
Have you wondered how to control your emotions during a difficult conversation or how to stay calm during a difficult conversation?