I mediate a wide range of disputes — from automobile accidents, product liability claims, death claims and construction disputes to dissolution of business and professional practices, will contests, contract disputes and medical liability claims. I even occasionally mediate church splits.Given the variety of disputes I work on, I need flexibility in the mediation models I use — and the models I use are almost always either Joint Session, Caucus, or a combination of the two.
Readers of this blog would obviously recognize these as precisely the skills we focus on in our theory, teaching, and practice. The chapters deal with self-awareness, self-development, social proficiency, wisdom, leadership, and professionalism. Each of these subjects include quite a number of specific skills.
By now you’ve probably heard that Equifax was hacked and the personal data for approximately half the country has been compromised. Naturally, you should check to see if you were affected here.
We are delighted that Dean Robert Post of the Yale Law School, a noted First Amendment scholar, will be our keynote speaker. Lisa Amsler (Indiana), Jennifer Brown (Quinnipiac), and Grande Lum (Ohio State) will anchor an afternoon panel on lessons to be learned from DR scholarship. And there are other panels, too