What is Mediation


Preparation for Mediation


When is the right time to negotiate


Mandatory Mediation

How to get the most out of an Enforced Mediation


How to explore options


What is mediation?

CODR (Complete Online Dispute Resolution) has released a number of videos which help explain the mediation process.  For more information, please click on the link below and scroll through to the video you wish to view.

William Ury’s 18 Camels

William Ury, author of “Getting to Yes,” offers an elegant and simple (but not easy) way to create agreement in even the most difficult situations.

What To Expect From The Facilitator

Paul explains in this excerpt from a recent webinar, what to expect from the facilitator during a mediation.

Why Traditional Legal Processes May Not Work

Sometimes a traditional legal approach to resolving disputes is not appropriate.  Paul expands on why that is the case.

Cool Cognitive Responses Versus Hot Stimuli

When we are emotionally caught up in a dispute, we have difficulty seeing the wood for the trees. Paul explains how to circumvent emotional barriers.

An Alternative Approach to the Standard Legal Process

Collaboration is an alternative to the adversarial model for dispute resolution. In a recent seminar Paul discusses this collaborative approach.

Differences from Traditional Mediation

The early facilitation of disputes offers a different solution from the traditional one-day mediation which is typically held late in the legal process. Paul explains the differences.

Different Tools for Dispute Resolution

Collaborative resolution techniques require that the parties and their advisers look at disputes outside of the win-lose adversarial model. Paul discusses the tools needed for early resolution.