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The Expert Group on Mediation in Civil Justice in Scotland Calls for More Mediation
7/30/2019 12:15:31 PM
Description: The Expert Group on Mediation in Civil Justice in Scotland issued a report arguing that more disputes could be settled outside of the court system through mediation. The report lists the value of mediation and calls it a “tried and tested

Scranton Has New Mediation Center
6/5/2018 2:59:14 PM
Description: A new mediation center will serve the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  Over more than two decades, there have been more than 4000 civil cases in the area court system and about 60 percent of them have been referred to mediation by the judges

Mediation Counseling Available to Families for Help Dealing with the Holidays
12/24/2016 11:43:53 AM
Description: Family squabbles are a common thread throughout families during the holidays, and now one Connecticut legal organization is hoping to provide a peaceful solution. Connecticut Mediation and Arbitration Services, LLC in Guilford is offering mediation

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Student Rape Survivor Agrees to Mediation with School
8/11/2016 5:40:54 PM
Description: A rape survivor and her former school, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will attempt to settle a civil lawsuit filed by the student against the school regarding her 2012 rape. According to the student, the attack occurred while she was completing a

Massachusetts Commission against Discriminations Assesses Its History
2/21/2016 5:59:43 PM
Description: Recently in Massachusetts, a panel gathered to discuss the merits of the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination. The group is the state’s leading civil rights agency and has been in operation for more than 70 years. The panel

Washington County Mediation Center Recognized as One of Maryland’s Best
6/23/2015 7:29:02 AM
Description: The Washington County Community Mediation Center in Washington County, Maryland was recently recognized as one of the best legal dispute options in the state. The services of the center are offered for free and they cater to those with a variety of

Family mediation / Business mediation? What’s the difference?
8/5/2014 11:11:05 AM
Description:   People occasionally approach me to ask if I would mediate a business dispute. While I do believe that an experienced mediator could address either a divorce or a business dispute, I personally choose to work with all types of family

South Carolina Agrees to Mediation over Treatment of Mentally Ill Prisoners
3/6/2014 6:45:49 PM
Description:   The State of South Carolina has agreed to enter mediation with plaintiffs of a lawsuit brought against the state’s prison system over the treatment of mentally ill inmates in state prisons.  Despite the decision to enter

Study Shows People Prefer Mediation over Litigation in Civil Cases
1/28/2014 11:41:25 AM
Description:   University of California Davis Law Professor Donna Shestowsky has concluded a study involving 400 litigants in 19 States in the USA that demonstrates the overwhelming popularity of mediation over litigation in almost any civil case. 

American Bar Association Recognizes National Mediation Week
10/17/2013 3:15:27 PM
Description:   The third week of October is recognized as National Mediation Week by the American Bar Association in an attempt to educate more people about the option of collaborative dispute resolution instead of litigation in civil, labor, business and