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2015 Alternative Dispute Resolution

Nov 23, 2015

Tips for negotiating ethical quagmires in mediation

Court-referred mediation is happening every day throughout the country, in sessions conducted by lawyers, as well as non-lawyers who have been certified as mediators.

Nov 23, 2015

ADR finds a home in family law

For some law students who plan to build a family law practice after passing the bar exam, learning to become a skilled litigator who zealously advocates for clients in custody battles and contested divorces is just the beginning.

Nov 23, 2015

Quality dispute resolution starts with listening

Despite critics who say that mediation is relied on too much these days, Michael Rust thinks there are even greater opportunities for this type of alternative dispute resolution.

Nov 23, 2015

Negotiating the shoals of mediation

I recently took a class in negotiation. It was taught by a well-regarded social scientist. The instructor taught us to increase negotiated advantages and avoid pitfalls.

Nov 23, 2015

An alternative settlement model in domestic abuse cases

With the enactment of some new custody and parenting-time statutes across the U.S., judges and custody evaluators are compelled to examine acts of domestic abuse in a new light.


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