News Release- For Immediate Release
President Obama Appoints Marvin Johnson to the Federal Service Impasses Panel
The International Academy of Mediators (IAM) is pleased to announce that President Obama has appointed IAM President Marvin E. Johnson, a widely-respected and Mediator, Arbitrator, Trainer and Educator, to the Federal Service Impasses Panel....To read the full press release CLICK HERE!
During the Toronto 2015 Pan Am (July 10-26) and Parapan Am Games (August 7-15), we will be working on a flexi time schedule. We will be available by email and telephone, and we will make every effort to be available throughout the day.
We thank you for your understanding as our City hosts the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games
Information Gathering Through Worksheets in Multi-Party Constructions Mediations
By: Jerry Palmer, IAM Distinguished Fellow
Most mediators learn early in their practices that we never know as much about the case as the counsel do. The lawyer will always understand more about the risk aversion of the client because of fear of the courtroom, fear of the result, or the balance of opportunity and risk. The mediator will not have seen the witnesses, and can’t evaluate from a cold transcript the nonverbal disclosures that were observed by counsel...To read more CLICK HERE!