Advantages and Disadvantages of ADR

Advantages and Disadvantages of ADR

When considering whether to use alternative dispute resolution to settle a dispute, the parties may consider the advantages and disadvantages of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. Alternative dispute resolution can be an excellent opportunity to resolve a dispute without the time and money required by the litigation process. However, alternative dispute resolution is not the best …

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Dr. Ken Cloke accepted into Who’s Who in ADR

Who’s Who in ADR is an Invitation-Only Worldwide Roster of Top Caliber Mediators and Arbitrators Who Exemplify ADR Excellence.  August 29th, 2022 Irvine, California — Dr. Ken Cloke, distinguished Mediator, Dialogue Facilitator, Conflict Resolution Systems Designer, Teacher, Public Speaker, author of numerous books and articles, and a prominent Leader and Pioneer in the field of mediation, …

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Men and Divorce Emotional Stages

Understanding how men move through divorce emotional stages can be helpful, whether you are going through the divorce or supporting someone.  Divorce is a shocking and emotional time for all parties involved, spouses, children, and other family members. Several factors can affect how a person moves through and copes with divorce, including their role in …

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Open-Ended Communication

What is open-end communication? Not surprisingly, our style of communication affects how others interact with and perceive us, as well as what kind of information we can gather. During any conversation, questions are asked, and answers are given to: Clarify. Obtain information. Bring someone into a conversation. Keep a conversation going Experts on leadership, relationships, …

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Types of Mediation: Evaluative, Facilitative, and Transformative

Understanding the types of mediation is a vital skill when preparing for and participating in mediation.  Knowing how the mediator is operating and what skills they are using is important for the parties and their counsel to work best with the mediator and still emphasize what is an important consideration for them.  It is also …

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A Checklist for Mediation Opening Statements

Opening statements in mediation set the tone for the rest of the mediation process. They open the mediation and begin the conciliatory process. Both the mediator and parties have the opportunity to set the stage for what they hope to accomplish and how they see the issues at hand. Because they hold so much power …

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Jeffrey Krivis, Esq., accepted into Who’s Who in ADR

Who’s Who in ADR is an Invitation-Only Worldwide Roster of Top Caliber Mediators and Arbitrators Who Exemplify ADR Excellence.  August 15th, 2022 Irvine, California — Jeffrey Krivis, Esq., distinguished Author, Experienced Litigator, Adjunct Professor, and Private Commercial Mediator of Mediation with Jeffrey Krivis has been accepted into the inaugural edition of “Who’s Who in ADR” by …

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