What can mediators learn from the online experience of other collaborative dispute resolution professionals? How do we best integrate online mediation with conflict & life coaching, collaborative practice and limited scope representation?
The presenters are as follows:
- Pattie Porter
- Sam Imperati
- Amy Skogerson
- Adam Cordover
- Brian Galbraith
- Woody Mosten
In considering our theme of what mediators can learn from the online experience of other collaborative dispute resolution professionals, we will be specifically considering the following:
- Conflict Coaching, Pattie Porter
- Public Policy Facilitation, Sam Imperati
- Unbundled Services, Amy Skogerson; and
- Collaborative Practice, Adam Cordover and Brian Galbraith
- Task Force Background Information
- Main Forum PowerPoint as PDF
- Unbundled law firms find success offering virtual legal services
- Wikipedia on Unbundled Legal Services
- Building a Successful Collaborative Practice (with Adam Cordover, ABA, 2018),
- Complete Guide to Mediation (Effectively Representing Clients in Family Mediation), 2nd Edition (with Judge Elizabeth Potter Scully, ABA, 2015)
- Collaborative Law Handbook (Wiley, 2009); Unbundled Legal Services (with Judge Elizabeth Potter Scully, ABA, 2017)
- Mediation Career Guide (Wiley 2001)
- Mosten, Macfarlane, and Scully, Educating The New Lawyer: Teaching Lawyers to Offer Unbundling and Other Client Centric Services, Dickinson Law Review (July 2018)
- Mosten and Traum, Interdisciplinary Teamwork in Family Law Hostra Law Review (July 2018)
- Mosten and Scully, Representing Clients Effectively in Family Mediation (with Elizabeth Potter Scully), Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Summer, 2016)
- Mosten, The Future of Mediation, 20 Predictions for 2030 Mediate.com (2015)
- Mosten, Unbundled Legal Services to Enhance Peacemaking, Family Court Review, (July 2015)
- Mosten, The Lawyer as Collaborative and Preventive Peacemaker, Reinventing the Practice of Law, In Herrera, Innovations in the Practice of Law (ABA, 2014)
- Mosten, Unbundling in 2014: Recommendations for the Courts (ABA Judge’s Journal, Winter, 2014)
- Mosten, Editor's Introduction to Family Court Review's Special Issue on Collaborative Practice 49 Family Court Review, No. 2, April 2011, p.211
- Mosten, Future of Collaborative Practice: Vision for 2030
- Mosten, Unbundling of Legal Services and the Family Lawyer, 28(3) Family Law Quarterly 421 (Fall 1994).
Additional topics raised by registrants for consideration:
- Generally speaking, how do we best integrate interdisciplinary professionals online?
- How do we best integrate online mediation and online mediation training with conflict & life coaching?
- How do we best integrate online mediation with collaborative practice?
- How can we best accomplish case consultation and mentorship online?
- What clinical opportunities for gaining mediation experience exist or could exist online?
- How can role plays and simulations best be utilized in training mediators online?
- How can we best utilize recorded trainee video for feedback as part of online mediation training?
- What online mediation and online mediation training research is needed?
Forrest (Woody) Mosten has been in private practice as a mediator since 1979 and currently is practicing mediation and collaborative law 100% online serving clients throughout the world. Woody is a founding partner of the Mosten-Guthrie Online Training Academy for Mediators and Collaborative Professionals. He is Adjunct Professor at UCLA School of Law where he teaches Mediation, Family Law Practice, and Lawyer as Peacemaker. He and has been in private practice as a mediator since 1979.
Woody is the author of six books and numerous articles on mediation, collaborative law, legal access, and building a peacemaking career. Woody served as convener for the 1999 international symposium, Training Mediators for the 21st Century. He has been Guest Editor for the Family Court Review’s special issues 4 times, most recently for the July 2015 issue on Peacemaking for Divorcing Families.
Woody trains mediators, collaborative professionals, and lawyers in conflict resolution courses ranging from basic to master classes and trainings for mediation trainers and presents keynotes at conferences throughout the world. In 2019, Woody received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Professional Family Mediators and, in 2020, the Southern California Mediation Association established the Forrest Mosten Star Award for Excellence and Innovation in Mediation. Woody can be reached at www.MostenMediation.com.
Brian Galbraith has mediated hundreds of cases and has assisted families in resolving all types of issues including those related to property division, support and parenting plans. He is a leader in the field of mediation and Collaborative Practice because of his commitment to helping families through the difficult transition of separation and divorce.
Brian believes that the Court process often creates more stress and conflict whereas the mediation process helps clients develop plans that maximize the outcome for everyone – truly win – win resolutions.
Brian’s personal and professional experience and his advanced mediation skills honed over many years all contribute to Brian’s success.