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What We Learned Training Mediators in Barbados

Our team had a wonderful experience working with the mediators of the Barbados Supreme Court. The training was funded by… Continue Reading What We Learned Training Mediators in Barbados

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What is mediation?: rantings from a family mediator

I was recently told by a client that her lawyer discouraged her from trying mediation, claiming it is too “touchy-feely”. This rant is for that lawyer…. Continue Reading What is mediation?: rantings from a family mediator

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Family Arbitration: Exploring Your Options in Dispute Resolution

Family arbitration is a very different process from mediation, and yet they are often confused. Arbitration is a process whereby… Continue Reading Family Arbitration: Exploring Your Options in Dispute Resolution

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Access To Justice : Community Realities

The theme for FDRWeek this year was “FDRevolution”, highlighting the emerging revolutionary changes and innovative techniques, products, services and complexities… Continue Reading Access To Justice : Community Realities

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Professionalism in an Adversarial Legal World

As a mediator, mediation and negotiation trainer, and provider of court-connected dispute resolution services, issues of professionalism and professional ethics… Continue Reading Professionalism in an Adversarial Legal World

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Transforming Family Law: Legal Education and Transgender Parents

  FDRIO’s recent Unconference on May 4th introduced legal professionals to the perspective of LGBTQ+ parents in family law. Guest speakers… Continue Reading Transforming Family Law: Legal Education and Transgender Parents

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