Articles on Mediation

Ask the Arbitrator: The Mediation Has Failed! Now What? By Stanley P. Sklar Alternative Dispute Resolution, August 2019 A look at some of the myths surrounding the arbitration process.
Child Inclusive Mediation By Linda Sheehan Child Law, August 2019 Pursuant to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, parents are required to attend mediation if they are unable to resolve issues pertaining to allocation of parental responsibilities by agreement.
An inappropriate mediator By Hon. Michael S. Jordan, (ret.) Bench and Bar, May 2019 Judge Michael Jordan (ret.) reflects on his his experience during a mediation he attended for one of his relatives.
An inappropriate mediator By Hon. Michael S. Jordan, (ret.) Tort Law, April 2019 Judge Michael Jordan (ret.) reflects on his his experience during a mediation he attended for one of his relatives.
My path from mock trial to mediation By Kelsey Chetosky Law Related Education for the Public, April 2019 A third year law student discusses how her career interests shifted from litigation to mediation.
What every Illinois estate planner should know about elder mediation (part 2) By Roselyn L. Friedman Alternative Dispute Resolution, December 2018 Mediation can be a helpful tool for managing family disputes while protecting the lawyer from unnecessary risk.
Happenings Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2018 Recent ADR events and updates from around the country.
The promises and perils of asserting the mediation privilege By Anna A. Corcoran & David C. Thies Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2018 The mediation privilege purports to offer strong protection for communications that occur during the course of mediation, but attorneys must nevertheless be careful to avoid any number of pitfalls when asserting the privilege.
Mediating inter-cultural marital disputes By Diana Matesevic Family Law, February 2015 In order for the mediator to helpfully guide a couple through a marital conflict, he or she will need to gain an understanding of how culture and conflict are intertwined.

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