About the Podcast

Resolutions is weekly podcast about all things Dispute Resolution. Hosted by a rotating cast of Section of Dispute Resolution members, the podcast consists of a series of conversations with professionals in the dispute resolution community about various topics of interest.

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The Imperative on Prevention: How Does This Change Your Practice

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The Imperative on Prevention: How Does This Change Your Practice

On Tuesday, June 30th, the ABA Dispute Resolution Section will host a special virtual “town hall” starting at 12pm Eastern time with both full group and breakout sessions to discuss a fascinating topic. A Task Force on Innovative Processes of Conflict Prevention led by Section Chair Joan Stearns Johnsen has spent the last several months exploring how we can adapt our skills to conflict prevention through the use of standing and stand-by neutrals as well as deal facilitators.

Nuts & Bolts of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) with Colin Rule

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Nuts & Bolts of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) with Colin Rule

In this second installment, Colin Rule shares his insights on online dispute resolution’s (ODR’s) growth in the last decade, during the COVID19 pandemic, and future applications in collaboration with artificial intelligence, bitcoin, and smart contracts. Of note, Colin was awarded the inaugural 2019 Frank E.A. Sander Award by the ABA Center for Innovation in conduction with this Section. Tune in to learn more about Colin and his work!

Episode 21-30

Episodes 20-11

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Gabrielle Hartley: Conscious Uncoupling and the Better Apart Method in Divorce Mediation

Gabrielle Hartley, a divorce lawyer, coach, and mediator, discusses her practice and book, both entitled “Better Apart,” focusing on active validation techniques in mediation. She highlights how mindfulness, meditation, and yoga play a powerful role in the process of conscious uncoupling. She concludes with words of empowerment for young professionals, with practical ways to reduce stigma and animosity around divorce.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Susan Guthrie: The Mechanics of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) & Building Your Legal Brand

Susan Guthrie, an online divorce mediation specialist, discusses her family law practice, “Divorce in a Better Way.” Innovation emboldens this dialogue, with topics including the new wave of online dispute resolution (ODR), with an offering of useful platforms to keep mediation both amicable and outside of the court, and diversifying your legal brand through use of social media and podcasts.

Episodes 10-1

A Conversation About Assessing ADR Programs

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A Conversation About Assessing ADR Programs

Adam Martin speaks with Nick Diehl and Rachel Viscomi about their upcoming webinar: Reducing Barriers and Raising Effectiveness: Assessing ADR Programs on June 5th, 1 PM EDT, which will show how the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program at Harvard Law School helps organizations to assess and improve ADR programs, while training students to advance dispute systems design, negotiation, mediation and facilitation practices.