We still need to face the climate change problem in the future and, in any event, it is very likely that we will need to adapt our working practices in many of the ways suggested in the draft Pledge described below to accommodate the next several months of working in relative isolation.
This video can be sent to clients who will be meeting online, familiarizing them with the process, and discussing confidentiality concerns.
Online dispute resolution (ODR) can take many different forms and should be designed to take into account human psychology.
(3/30/20)Susan Nauss Exon, Soomi Lee
Exon and Lee found that trust in an experienced mediator is the same whether a mediation participant interacts with that mediator via video or face-to-face.
This Article examines the strengths and weaknesses of ODR (online dispute resolution) from a psychological perspective. It makes five main points.
This video discusses Zoom settings for mediators, designed to establish rapport and confidentiality.
Dramatic changes are coming to family mediation programs and practices in the U.S. In the court context, The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew) are now leading the way to expand online access to justice, including online dispute resolution (ODR).
Are your clients asking you to meet online? Here are some suggestions for getting started.
Many ADR teachers around the world have responded to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic by closing down campus operations and moving all teaching activity online. This essay aims to provide a helpful and demystifying first read for faculty who have just received online transition orders.
Workplace conflict can’t be, ignored, cancelled or put on hold. And there are suddenly all kinds of reasons for employees to feel pushed to their limit.
Nowadays, with the Corona-virus taking precedent over our businesses, professional and personal lives, leaders are facing high levels of stress.
(3/20/20)Cate Huston, Nicole Sanchez
This is a video designed to help managers resolve conflicts and support employees while working remotely.
(3/18/20) AFCC and AAML
Leaders from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and Association of Family & Conciliation Courts (AFCC) have released these guidelines for co-parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Mediation 20/20: Which Ways Now?" is the theme of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Online Conference October 1, 2020. This conference is both a focused think-tank conference dedicated to defining best courses for mediation's continued growth over the next decade and a celebration of Mediate's first 25 years.
The emails have been flying, phone and Zoom conversations everywhere asking “how do we move this meeting, event, workshop, whatever online in response to the novel Corona virus outbreak?”
This article helps mediators, HR, and ombuds offices who are shifting their practice to online meetings.
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is not a new concept and has received significant scholarly attention.
Online negotiation offers negotiators and their organizations convenience, speed, and cost savings. But negotiating via email and videoconferencing, in particular, poses challenges that need to be overcome.
Great set of comprehensive statistics about Franklin County’s ODR program have now been released. Two results stood out.
In India, where courts are overburdened and the backlog of cases runs into lakhs, the argument for online dispute resolution is strong.
(12/19/19)Luz Bibiana Clara
This articles reviews Alberto Elisavetsky's new book discussing mediation and new technologies.
Jim began mediating in 1983 and was the first President and Executive Director of the Oregon Mediation Association. Jim then served for 6 years as Executive Director of the Academy of Family Mediators (1987-93) and then co-founded Mediate.com with John Helie in 1995. Jim has been CEO of Mediate.com ever since.
California’s Yolo County Superior Court has launched a new online dispute resolution (ODR) program to resolve debt and money due cases.
For the first time, a national family mediation conference will be broadcast live, online, across the United States and around the world, via LiveStream.
(9/20/19)Susan Nauss Exon
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Trustworthiness is a notable mediator trait.