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Additional Costs for Minnesota Vikings Stadium to be Discussed in Mediation
8/21/2015 2:51:39 PM
Description: The dispute regarding the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium and who should pay for the cost of construction is headed to mediation. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Association (MSFA) claim the costs were part of the bid proposal from the M.A.


Connecticut’s Foreclosure Mediation Program Extended
6/23/2015 9:13:02 AM
Description: The Connecticut House of Representatives recently voted to extend the state’s current foreclosure program for at least three more years. The bill, HB 6752, was an order to extend the Connecticut Foreclosure Mediation Program. It passed with a


Final Mediation to Commence between El Paso Children’s Managers and the University Medical Center
3/9/2015 3:55:52 PM
Description:   An ongoing dispute between the El Paso Children’s Hospital and the University Medical Center Board of Managers over control over the hospital’s finances is set to enter the final stage of mediation. The board had given the


Court Orders Mediation in Houston Lawyer Disbarment Dispute
7/25/2014 1:24:08 PM
Description: An Appeals Court in Houston, Texas, has ordered mediation in the disbarment case of attorney Robert Bennett, who was disbarred from the State Bar of Texas in March.  Bennett is also being sued over financial improprieties at his former law firm


Slashed Legal Aid Budget in U.K. Results in Fewer Mediations, Clogged Court Dockets
1/15/2014 2:06:44 PM
Description: Recent budget challenges in the United Kingdom have resulted in severe budget cutbacks for legal aid for separating and divorcing couples.  The cuts to legal aid have resulted directly in a reduction of separating couples engaging in mediation,


Jacksonville Bar Association Offers Pro Bono Mediation to Low-Income Individuals
12/3/2013 2:11:20 PM
Description:   Mediation is often thought of as the province of the wealthy as it requires a considerable resource investment to set up and implement, not the least of which is locating and hiring a suitably qualified mediator.  However, mediation is


Staten Island Residents Offered Free Mediation to Resolve Unsettled Claims Left Over From Hurricane Sandy
4/23/2013 9:23:05 PM
Description:   Hurricane Sandy victims who live on Staten Island will now have access free mediation sessions to help settle disputes with their insurance companies, according to the New York State Department of Financial Services.  According to the


FINRA Offers Lower-Cost Alternative to Dispute Resolution Through Mediation
1/25/2013 6:35:10 PM
Description:   The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has recently launched a program in which disputes regarding smaller cases can be settled pro bono or by reduced-fee telephone mediation.  The program began January 15, 2013, and is


Philomath Volunteers To Enter Mediation With Board Of Directors
10/22/2012 11:05:08 AM
Description: Philomath, Oregon Community Services board of directors has decided to bring in a mediation attorney and is taking other action in regards to the addressing of current concerns brought to light by volunteers and program managers. Volunteers of the


Mediation Month in Alabama
10/4/2012 10:39:36 AM
Description: Six years ago, Alabama's Samford University implemented a program that would provide free mediation services. In October of 2012, the Birmingham Bar Association of Birmingham, AL, will work with the university to promote mainstream acceptance and