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Finding Your Diamond In The Rough Mediator

Finding Your Diamond In The Rough Mediator

Are all mediators the same? I wonder how many lawyers think this is true or maybe they categorize us into a couple of groups: Super-experienced, go-to mediators; Retired Judges; and Everyone else I am challenging you to think beyond this paradigm. The first two groups...
Understanding and Using Psychology in Mediation

Understanding and Using Psychology in Mediation

I was fortunate enough to be asked to contribute an article (co-authored with the fantastic Ken Chackes) for the Bar Association Of Metro St. Louis (BAMSL) spring edition of the St. Louis Bar Journal focusing on Alternative Dispute Resolution. We decided to explore...
Why You Should Select A Female Mediator

Why You Should Select A Female Mediator

Women make up an even smaller portion of the mediation community than they do the legal community. In the Eastern District of Missouri, the federal court boasts of 110 approved mediators and of that total, 17 are female (15% of total). Just for purposes of comparison,...