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    August 17th 2010 Seal the Deal Performance Enhancing Negotiation Skills Training Set for September 28th Nancy Tilton Hand JD NLP is the trainer for a September training sponsored by the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution The official CLE title is Seal the Deal Performance Enhancing Negotiation Rapport Building Skills for Lawyers and carries 7 3 hours of continuing legal education credit and 1 hour ethics The one day course covers the art of negotiation achieving peak performance states building rapport preparation negotiation techniques and wild cards This interactive and conversational course with exercises will catapult you to the right side of the negotiation curve Begin to practice and continue using what you learn for the rest of the week month etc You can even report back your successes Visit Nancy s website www negotiationninja com Training is held at the Alabama State Bar and includes lunch Parking code provided upon registration confirmation First come basis Cost Attorneys 400 Roster members 355 ASB Leadership Program 325 Law Students 200 Deadline for registration is September 21st Course agenda and details ACDR Agenda CourseDescription Sept2010 Registration form NeogRegistration If you need more information or would like registration and agenda mailed or faxed please call the Center at 334 269 0409 Category ADR Negotiation Posted on August 12th 2010 Robert Creveling Receives VLP s Volunteer Mediator Award Robert Creveling and Bar President Tom Methvin Robert Creveling Esq of Birmingham who mediates pro bono at the district court in Jeffereson County won the Volunteer Lawyers Program Pro Bono Mediator Award at the Alabama State Bar s annual meeting in Sandestin this July 2010 The award is given each year as a way to encourage mediators to provide pro bono service to those who cannot afford full mediator fees The Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution congratulates Mr Creveling Category ADR Posted on August 12th 2010 ADR Items of Interest Job Opportunities Receive e mails regarding ADR items of interest and job opportunities Deborah Laufer director of the Federal ADR Network in Washington D C always has interesting news items and job postings These can come directly to you when posted E mail list adrnetwork org to sign up Category ADR Posted on April 9th 2010 ECR 2010 Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution Evolving to Meet New Opportunities National ECR Conference Welcome to ECR2010 The U S Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution U S Institute in partnership with several federal agencies invites you to attend the sixth national ECR Conference ECR2010 Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution Evolving to Meet New Opportunities in Tucson Arizona Conference events will take place at Loews Ventana Canyon throughout the week of May 24 28 2010 For additional information like how to register click here Conference Format The ECR2010 Conference will be a three day conference filled with training workshops panel sessions roundtable discussions technology fair exhibits plenary discussions and presentations across various topics within the following three conference tracks TRACK I Policy Challenges of the Next Decade and the Role of

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  • Alabama ADR News
    of you who are interested they have posted a request for proposals at Call for Proposals http afccnet org pdfs AFCC 20Chicago 20Call 20for 20Proposals pdf Online Proposal Submission Form http www surveymonkey com s 8W8XSQ5 Posted on August 9th 2011 Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Regional Training Conference AFCC Regional Training Conference Working with High Conflict and Violent Families A Race with No Winners October 27 29 2011 Hyatt Regency Indianapolis Indianapolis Indiana For more information and registration http www afccnet org conferences afcc conferences asp Posted on August 9th 2011 Al Giles Mobile Wins Pro Bono Award Al Jiles Esq Al Giles Esq who spent many hours getting the Mobile District Court Mediation Program up and running as well as mediating for the program was the 2011 Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Mediator Award winner The award is presented each year by the Volunteer Lawyers Program of the Bar to a mediator who exceeds in pro bono mediation efforts Al received the award at the Annual Bench Bar Luncheon Thursday July 14 2011 at the Grand Hotel Point Clear Alabama He gave over 600 hours to the Mobile program Congratulations Al and thank you for all your work Mediation job well done Posted on July 19th 2011 ABA Section of Dispute Resolution 2012 Meeting in D C The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution will hold its 14th Annual Spring Conference April 18 21 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill Washington D C The Section is now accepting program proposals for the conference Proposals must be received by September 12 2011 View the proposal guidelines and submit online now http www2 americanbar org calendar 14th annual section of dispute resolution spring Conference Pages SubmitaProgramProposal aspx Posted on July 7th 2011 Environmental Mediation Collaboration A couple links to material that might interest environmental mediators The Udall Foundation http www udall gov U S Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution http www ecr gov Posted on July 6th 2011 Alabama Roster Members Put Skills to Work to Become Appeals Judges for BP s Private Compensation System The Gulf Coast Claims Facility has appointed 6 Alabama rostered mediators and or arbitratorsto serve as appeals judges for the BP private compensation system Anyone who files a claim valued at more than 250 000 may protest the claims operation s initial ruling to the appeals panel BP may protest the decision on any claim above 500 000 Judges serve in panels of three and will have 14 days to rules on each case they receive From the panel ruling an unhappy claimant may file a claim with the U S Coast Gurar or sure BP and andy other company involved in the spill The following members of the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster and or the Alabama Arbitrator Roster will serve on panels Hon Delores R Boyd ret Montgomery former magistrate judge of the U S District Court for the Middle District of Alabama Dean John Carroll of the

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  • Alabama ADR News » ADR
    not the person and to brainstorm for solutions that satisfy Students who are trained to be mediators are able to facilitate discussion about the real issues that concern those in conflict They learn to come to the table and lead the negotiation for resolution Peer mediators become leaders facilitators peacemakers To learn more about peer mediation or to contact Ms Isbell about having peer mediation in your school visit our new postings at the website www alabamaadr org Tags case management Conflict Resolution experiences Mediation Peer Mediation schools Category ADR Mediation Posted on October 1st 2009 Alabama ADR Goes Global Alabama State Department ADR Panel Anticipate the unexpected Every good mediator can relate to that But I wasn t thinking about Alabama ADR going global when the State Department called about a conflict resolution project for Africa On June 12 2009 the Center hosted a very special delegation of 10 individuals accompanied by three Department interpreters from the Africa nations of Benin Cameroon Central African Republic Comoros Democratic Republic of Congo Mali Niger Rwanda and Togo The individuals were leaders in their countries conflict resolution practitioners government and elected officials and NGO and community leaders particularly those involved in policy making and negotiation They were selected for participation in the U S Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program by American Embassies Continue reading Alabama ADR Goes Global Tags Arbitration Mediation Restorative Justice Category ADR Arbitration Events Mediation Posted on September 24th 2009 Just Resolutions eNews The Just Resolutions newsletter is worth a good read It is published monthly by the Section of Dispute Resolution of the American Bar Association Read the July issue here http www abanet org dispute enews assets Web July2009 html Tags Arbitration Mediation Restorative Justice Category ADR Posted on August 3rd 2009 The Strategic Mediator The Strategic Mediator is a blog from Upchurch Watson White and Max Mediation Group that I would recommend mediators take a look at I received the following message from John Upchurch recently and after a good read immediately added this link to the BlogRoll Links on the right Continue reading The Strategic Mediator Tags experiences Mediation Category ADR Mediation Posted on July 30th 2009 2009 Pro Bono Mediator Award Charles Booth 2009 Winner of Pro Bono Mediators Award This year Charles H Booth Jr Esq of Birmingham won the Pro Bono Mediator Award at the Bar s Annual Meeting in Point Clear The Volunteer Lawyers Program selects the winner from a list of mediators who conducted mediations at no cost or reduced cost to the parties The list is compiled by the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution from annual surveys provided by mediators on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster Previous winners are Louis Colley of Prattville 2007 and Doug Key of Birmingham 2008 Mr Booth has worked with the Jefferson County District Court Mediation Program for five years and has served as coordinator of this project for three years He helps pro se parties at the District Court to

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    Skills for Environmental Lawyers and Negotiating Environmental Solutions The Udall Center has just posted the most recent offerings on their website to http www ecr gov AnnouncementsEvents Announcements UpcomingUSIECRTrainingSessionsSpring2011 aspx For general information about the Udall Center and the Insittute just go to www erc gov Tags Environmental Conflict Resolution Comments are closed Posted on March 15th 2011 Mediation at Sea 2011 The Mediation Training Institute International once again is offering its Mediation at Sea Cruise to the Caribbean Cozumel Costa Maya Belize City and Roatan leaving from New Orleans To find out more about dates ship etc go to http www mediationworks com mti cruise2011 Tags Mediation training Comments are closed Posted on March 9th 2011 ADR SYMPOSIUM AT CUMBERLAND Hon John Carroll and Symposium Audience Cumberland School of Law Community Mediation Center and CLE Program in conjunction with the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Birmingham Bar and the Dispute Resolution Section of the Alabama State Bar will host a spring ADR Symposium April 8 2011 from 8 30 until noon in the moot court room at the law school Steve Heninger from Heninger Garrison Davis and Stanley Cash from Huie Fernambucq Steward will tackle A Practitioner s Approach to Preparing for Complex and Emotional Mediations moderated by Jack Neal of Sirote Permutt Oscar Price of Wallace Jordan Ratliff Brandt Beverly Baker of Ogletree Deakins John Scott of Starnes Davies Florie and Scott Simpson of Simpson Glick Burford will cover Ethical Issues in Arbitration moderated by Corkey Strickland associate dean and professor at Cumberland A mediation panel will wrap up the day John Ott magistrate judge U S District Court Northern District Charles Denaburg of Najjar Denaburg Fern Singer of Watterson SInger Bill Ratliff of Wallace Jordan Ratliff Brandt moderated by Judge John Carroll dean professor of Cumberland To register contact the Cumberland Community Mediation Center at 205 726 4342 ccmc samford edu Registration fee is 100 for section members and 125 for non members The program is approved for 3 hours of CLE including 1 hour ethics Tags Conflict Resolution schools training Comments are closed Posted on March 8th 2011 USA SHOW FEATURES MEDIATOR PROTAGONIST OK A show about a mediator Now we are getting someplace So if they the public watch this show will they know exactly what you do when you say you are a mediator Kate Reed lawyer mediator is she like us If you haven t watched Fairly Legal since it first premiered Thursday January 20th check it out at 9 p m Central time on USA this Thursday Tags Mediation Comments are closed Posted on March 8th 2011 Resolution a la Ken Feinberg Ken Feinberg among the people Ever wanted to know more about that master mediator resolver Ken Feinberg Read the latest about him and mass tort resolution Copy and paste to your browser the aba link below http www abajournal com magazine article master of disasters Tags Arbitration Conflict Resolution Mediation training Comments are closed Posted on December 29th 2010

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    will catapult you to the right side of the negotiation curve Begin to practice and continue using what you learn for the rest of the week month etc You can even report back your successes Visit Nancy s website www negotiationninja com Training is held at the Alabama State Bar and includes lunch Parking code provided upon registration confirmation First come basis Cost Attorneys 400 Roster members 355 ASB Leadership Program 325 Law Students 200 Deadline for registration is September 21st Course agenda and details ACDR Agenda CourseDescription Sept2010 Registration form NeogRegistration If you need more information or would like registration and agenda mailed or faxed please call the Center at 334 269 0409 Posted on August 12th 2010 Robert Creveling Receives VLP s Volunteer Mediator Award Robert Creveling and Bar President Tom Methvin Robert Creveling Esq of Birmingham who mediates pro bono at the district court in Jeffereson County won the Volunteer Lawyers Program Pro Bono Mediator Award at the Alabama State Bar s annual meeting in Sandestin this July 2010 The award is given each year as a way to encourage mediators to provide pro bono service to those who cannot afford full mediator fees The Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution congratulates Mr Creveling Posted on August 12th 2010 ADR Items of Interest Job Opportunities Receive e mails regarding ADR items of interest and job opportunities Deborah Laufer director of the Federal ADR Network in Washington D C always has interesting news items and job postings These can come directly to you when posted E mail list adrnetwork org to sign up Posted on April 9th 2010 ECR 2010 Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution Evolving to Meet New Opportunities National ECR Conference Welcome to ECR2010 The U S Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution U S Institute in partnership with several federal agencies invites you to attend the sixth national ECR Conference ECR2010 Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution Evolving to Meet New Opportunities in Tucson Arizona Conference events will take place at Loews Ventana Canyon throughout the week of May 24 28 2010 For additional information like how to register click here Conference Format The ECR2010 Conference will be a three day conference filled with training workshops panel sessions roundtable discussions technology fair exhibits plenary discussions and presentations across various topics within the following three conference tracks TRACK I Policy Challenges of the Next Decade and the Role of ECR TRACK II Engaging Federal Tribal State Local Governments TRACK III New Tools Technology and their Application to ECR The ECR2010 Conference begins with pre conference half day training workshops offered on Tuesday May 25 2010 These training sessions are intended to provide an opportunity for participants to brush up on their skills and learn new techniques and approaches to collaborative problem solving and environmental conflict resolution That evening the conference will kick off with an opening welcome reception and technology fair On Wednesday May 26 2010 and Thursday May 27 2010 up to 30 concurrent 90 minute panel and

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    and draft agenda 334 269 0409 Tags Negotiation schools training Comments are closed Posted on December 22nd 2009 Celebrating 15 years with a Special ADR Issue of the Alabama Lawyer The Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution and the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution have capped 15 years with a special ADR edition of the Alabama Lawyer Established by Supreme Court order in 1994 the Commission and its administrative arm the Center have worked to promote mediation and educate about alternatives to litigation in appropriate cases Our thanks to editor Robert Huffaker Esq of Rushton Stakely Johnston Garrett and Margaret Murphy at the Alabama State Bar for their assistance Read about appellate mediation mediating ESI disputes mediation in dependency cases collaborative law arbitration pro bono mediators and more http www alabar org publications lawyer cfm Tags Arbitration Conflict Resolution Mediation Peer Mediation Pro Bono Restorative Justice Comments are closed Posted on December 22nd 2009 Teaching Students to Resolve Conflict Peer Mediation Anne Isbell Anne Isbell Executive Director of the Community Mediation Foundation of Huntsville and Vice Chair for the Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution is an expert in training students to handle conflict without violence Anne has worked with schools in Huntsville Opelika Montgomery Scottsboro and other Alabama cities and has accumulated proof that peer mediation will change the climate in a school During peer mediation training students learn about the causes of conflict and the rules for fair fighting They are taught to attack the problem not the person and to brainstorm for solutions that satisfy Students who are trained to be mediators are able to facilitate discussion about the real issues that concern those in conflict They learn to come to the table and lead the negotiation for resolution Peer mediators become leaders facilitators peacemakers To learn more about peer mediation or to contact Ms Isbell about having peer mediation in your school visit our new postings at the website www alabamaadr org Tags case management Conflict Resolution experiences Mediation Peer Mediation schools Comments are closed Posted on October 1st 2009 Alabama ADR Goes Global Alabama State Department ADR Panel Anticipate the unexpected Every good mediator can relate to that But I wasn t thinking about Alabama ADR going global when the State Department called about a conflict resolution project for Africa On June 12 2009 the Center hosted a very special delegation of 10 individuals accompanied by three Department interpreters from the Africa nations of Benin Cameroon Central African Republic Comoros Democratic Republic of Congo Mali Niger Rwanda and Togo The individuals were leaders in their countries conflict resolution practitioners government and elected officials and NGO and community leaders particularly those involved in policy making and negotiation They were selected for participation in the U S Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program by American Embassies Continue reading Alabama ADR Goes Global Tags Arbitration Mediation Restorative Justice Comments are closed Posted on September 24th 2009 Just Resolutions eNews The Just Resolutions newsletter is worth

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    October 2008 1 September 2008 1 Convening Whole of Community Convening the Whole Community Logo The Association for Conflict Resolution will convene October 7 10 2009 at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta Georgia The theme Convening Whole of Community will focus on integrating approaches and practices to address conflicts in a chaotic world Wallace Warfield Wallace Warfield associate professor of Conflict Analysis at George Mason University s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution ICAR and past president of the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution SPIDR will be the keynote speaker Warfield will speak on the topic of Responding to the Whole of Conflict in the 21st Century Challenging Conventional Identities For more information go to www acrnet org Tags Arbitration Mediation Comments are closed Posted on April 7th 2009 Stories from Alabama Mediators The value of mediation is often not in statistics or case management success though these are important but in the way it impacts the lives of parties caught up in conflict that consumes their time money energy and emotions When conflicts arise we in the legal profession set our sights in the law the rules the precedent But at the center of every conflict there is a place for man s better nature to break through and for grace to abound That place may just be a seat at the mediation table To borrow a phrase and sentiment that our second president and able barrister John Adams used regarding the drafters of the Constitution these are settlements facilitated by good heads prompted by good hearts Continue reading Stories from Alabama Mediators Tags case management experiences Mediation Comments are closed Posted on February 14th 2009 Portraits of Restorative Justice Video Take some time to watch the Restorative Justice video on Victim Offender Conferencing View the Video Portraits

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