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Eighth Circuit Court Issues Call for Mediators
2/21/2020 1:44:00 PM
Description: The 8th Circuit Court of Florida has put out a call for volunteer mediators.  The goal is to help settle the backlog of small claims cases in courts throughout Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy and Union County courtrooms.  The

Oklahoma Volunteer Mediators Help Reduce Court Backlog
1/22/2020 12:21:11 PM
Description: Volunteer mediators are easing the burden on Oklahoma courts and they are enjoying doing it.     Says Judy Knapp, a mediation volunteer for the Cleveland County court system, "I have done lots of volunteering, but this is the most

Petosky Mediation Group Celebrates 25 Years of Service
1/5/2019 3:44:39 PM
Description: Northern Community Mediation, a Petsokey-based organization that offers mediation services to people in Emmet and Charlevoix counties, is celebrating a quarter century of service this year.  The organization’s goal has always been to help

Isla Vista Mediation Program Begins for New Tenants
4/16/2018 6:15:00 PM
Description: More than $30,000 have been awarded to the Isla Vista Community Services District to help launch a landlord/tenant mediation program in conjunction with the Santa Barbara Legal Aid Foundation.  The program began in the beginning of April and

Success of Mediation Rising in Michigan Legal System
4/10/2018 9:54:50 AM
Description: Mediation has been growing in popularity and there is no exception in the Michigan court system.  More and more people are bypassing the courtroom and using mediation to end financial and legal disputes. According to those familiar with the

Fallsburg Mediation
8/5/2017 5:51:57 PM
Description: The Fallsburg Justice Court found a way to make handling their case load far more efficient than ever before.   Recently, it took them an hour and a half to get through 44 cases.   This newfound efficiency is all due to a

City of Beaumont Sued by Federal Government
4/18/2016 6:49:24 PM
Description: The City of Beaumont has come under fire recently regarding accusations of discrimination and now, the dispute is likely to be settled through mediation. According to documents obtained by a local television news organization, the city and the

Bankruptcy Court Orders Energy Future Holdings and Creditors into Mediation
5/13/2015 2:49:00 PM
Description: Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings (EFH), locked in a battle with investors dissatisfied with its handling of a failed electrical generation business unit, has been ordered into formal mediation with the group of investors by the bankruptcy judge

Why are you so Angry?
3/6/2014 4:59:21 PM
Description: I work with a great mediator in Small Claims and we were discussing our most recent tough cases. I had just mediated with a man who began his opening statement by telling me he had been cheated, lied to and swindled by the company he was suing. I

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