Entries by Kevin Brown


COLLABORATIVE LAW: The COLLABORATIVE LAW can be understood as a new form of exercise of the profession of Lawyer in which through agreements with the client the judicial route for the resolution of a conflict is excluded and it collaborates with the opposing party for the accomplishment of an agreement . Collaborative practice is widespread […]

Overcoming Cultural Barriers at the Negotiation Table

How to Resolve Cultural Conflict: Overcoming Cultural Barriers at the Negotiation Table Avoid cultural conflict by avoiding stereotypes when negotiating across cultures BY  KATIE SHONK —  ON JANUARY 26TH, 2017 / CONFLICT RESOLUTION After recently losing an important deal in India, a business negotiator learned that her counterpart felt as if she had been rushing […]


JANUARY 16, 2017 MEDIATION AND DIVORCE THE NONADVERSARIAL APPROACH TO DISSOLUTION by Law Offices of David P. Schwarz Often people find themselves at the point in their life when they must decide to go forward with their marriage or should they terminate their relationship. One impediment they might find that might decide their decision making […]

Collaborative Divorce: is it valid across borders?

Collaborative Divorce: is it valid across borders? Published on January 18, 2017   Marco Calabrese, Attorney Member at Gruppo di Pratica Collaborativa Ron Ousky As you may know, Italy, France (and perhaps other Countries) have introduced several forms of Out of Court Divorce. Italy, in particular, is the Country where you can either divorce no fault/no childrensince […]

Family Mediation Week (January 23-27 2017): Cutting The Cost Of Divorce

Family Mediation Week (January 23-27 2017): Cutting The Cost Of Divorce  17th Jan 2017 Solicitors at Coles Miller are supporting Family Mediation Week (January 23-27 2017) by helping to cut the cost of divorce. Too many separating couples go straight to court and incur significant costs after months of legal wrangling because they don’t know how mediation […]

Mediation and Research

Mediation and Research Charlie Irvine University of Strathclyde Sometimes we have to ask probing questions. Does mediation do any good? Does it make the world a better place? Is there more or less peace in our societies because of our work? This sort of research question exercises scholars and academics, but practitioners too want to […]

World Mediation Summit NEW BOOK PUBLISHED

Experiences from Spain and around the world Coordinator: Brown, Kevin Coordinator: Rayon, Maria Concepcion   ISBN: 9788484811817 Publisher: Editorial Complutense University Date of publication: 2016 Place of publication: Madrid. Spain Binding: Paperback Dimensions: 23 cm No. Page .: 235 Languages: Spanish-English   Pvp. € 41.60 Stock in bookstores.Ships in 24/48 hours Principio del formulario Final del formulario Principio del formulario Final del formulario Subjects: Law /procedural law / Arbitration. mediation / Share […]

Mediation Kindness in 2017?

Mediation Kindness in 2017? John Sturrock/December 30, 2016 Core Solutions Group “I often draw strength from meeting ordinary people doing extraordinary things … their lives frequently embody a truth expressed by Mother Teresa, from this year Saint Teresa of Calcutta. She once said: ‘Not all of us can do great things. But we can do […]

Tips and Resources for Better Christmas Conversations

Tips and Resources for Better Thanksgiving (or Christmas) Conversations Posted by Courtney Breese  |  November 22nd, 2016 For many people, the Thanksgiving holiday this week and the holiday season around the corner bring the likelihood of difficult conversations and out-right fights around the dinner table. Talk of politics and other hot topics can be tricky to navigate with family and friends […]

Strength and Responsiveness in the Time of Trump

Strength and Responsiveness in the Time of Trump by Dan Simon December 2016 Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation by Dan Simon Transformative theory describes the phenomenon of conflict escalation (aka interactional degeneration). It acknowledges people’s propensity to fall into a vicious cycle of feeling threatened, losing compassion for each other, and then behaving in ways […]