What am I getting for my money when I hire a mediator?

What am I actually getting for my money when I hire a mediator? When you hire me as your mediator, you are buying the opportunity, through a neutral third party, to evaluate with someone who is an objective “sounding board,” your real needs (personal, economic, spiritual, etc.) and to evaluate which dispute resolution process will… Continue reading What am I getting for my money when I hire a mediator?

I’m tired of being called a Mediation Neutral.

I’m tired of being called a Mediation Neutral. Most Mediators describe themselves as being a neutral.  It doesn’t help that the courts and clients expect us to be neutral and describes us as such.  But mediators in Europe have difficulty with the description. In the German Language the term for neutral most closely translates back… Continue reading I’m tired of being called a Mediation Neutral.

About FINRA Arbitrators

FINRA is dedicated to investor protection and market integrity FINRA is dedicated to investor protection and market integrity through effective and efficient regulation of the securities industry. FINRA is not part of the government. It is an independent, not-for-profit organization authorized by Congress to protect America’s investors by making sure the securities industry operates fairly… Continue reading About FINRA Arbitrators

The best way for a legal professional to set up a Twitter Account

A Twitter Account is only one aspect of Social Media that Legal Professionals need to master. My Project Social Media presents my thoughts regarding the impact of social media marketing on the practice of law. See my page to for more information. The best way for a legal professional to set up a Twitter Account:… Continue reading The best way for a legal professional to set up a Twitter Account

To a Lawyer, what is a tweet? i.e. a definition for an attorney.

Lawyers need to understand the basic definition of a tweet. Twitter is only one aspect of Social Media that Legal Professionals need to master. My Project Social Media presents my thoughts regarding the impact of social media marketing on the practice of law. See my page to for more information. What is a Tweet? A… Continue reading To a Lawyer, what is a tweet? i.e. a definition for an attorney.

FAQ: Are Retired Judges Better Mediators?

FAQ: Are Retired Judges Better Mediators? It is assumed that a retired judge makes a better mediator than someone that has not been a judge.  This couldn’t be further from the truth.  Rendering judgment requires an entirely different skill set than helping the parties resolve their case through mediation.  The day to day activities of… Continue reading FAQ: Are Retired Judges Better Mediators?

Lawyer beware: twitter is transmitting more than 140 characters.

Twitter is only one aspect of Social Media that Legal Professionals need to master. My Project Social Media presents my thoughts regarding the impact of social media marketing on the practice of law. See my page to for more information. What is Twitter transmitting in one tweet? What is a tweet transmitting beyond the 140… Continue reading Lawyer beware: twitter is transmitting more than 140 characters.

Podcast – Final question: Mediation is conflict at its best.

Podcast – Final question: Mediation is conflict at its best. What do you mean when you say: Mediation is conflict at its best? This was the final question Chris Knutson, PE asked in our podcast from Stuttgart, Germany. The podcast was a wide ranging discussion of how civil engineers could use mediation to resolve disputes… Continue reading Podcast – Final question: Mediation is conflict at its best.

For the Lawyer: What is a twitter hashtag?

For the Lawyer: What is a twitter hashtag? Twitter is only one aspect of Social Media that Legal Professionals need to master. My Project Social Media presents my thoughts regarding the impact of social media marketing on the practice of law. See my page to for more information. What is a twitter hashtag? A hashtag… Continue reading For the Lawyer: What is a twitter hashtag?

Twitter terms Lawyers need to know

Twitter Terms Lawyers Need to Know Twitter terms is only one aspect of Social Media that Legal Professionals need to master. My Project Social Media presents my thoughts regarding the impact of social media marketing on the practice of law. See my page to for more information. What other new twitter terms is there that… Continue reading Twitter terms Lawyers need to know