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REVIEW OF "STORIES MEDIATORS TELL" BY PSYCHOLOGY TODAY

Psychology Today reviews Eric Galton and Lela Love's book "Stories Mediators Tell". Author Jeff Thompson states that:

"Clearing away this cloud and giving a clear view and understanding of what really goes on during mediation sessions is the new book, 'Stories Mediators Tell' (American Bar Association/Section of Dispute Resolution, 2012) edited by Eric R. Galton and Lela P. Love. The title alone removes any mystery around what to expect from what is written on its pages. The book offers insight from seasoned and expert mediators, in the form of stories, each of whom have handled hundreds (some of them thousands) of cases
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MORNING EDITION INTERVIEW WITH DAVID PLANT AND SON 11/09/2012

The National Public Radio's Morning Edition releases an interview between David Plant and his stepson Frank Lilley. In this touching interview from March 2012, David discusses life, death, family and his legacy.

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ROBERT MNOOKIN HONORED BY INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDIATORS WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School has released a write-up about the IAM Harvard Conference and the Lifetime Achievement Award Robert Mnookin received at the Banquet at the Harvard Club of Boston.

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NEW MEMBERS INDUCTED IN CAMBRIDGE

The International Academy of Mediators is pleased to announce that the following new members were inducted at the banquet at the Cambridge, MA conference on October 12, 2012:

 

  • Greg Bourgeois - Austin, Texas
  • Thierry Garby - St. Sylvestre de Cormeilles, Haute-Normanie, France
  • Barry Ross - Burbank, California
  • Steven Serratore - Los Angeles, California
  • Tom Sharkey - Rancho Santa Fe, California
  • Stanley Sklar - Chicago, Illinois
  • Robert Tessier - Woodland Hills, California
  • Mark Travis - Cookeville, Tennessee

2012-2013 SECTION OFFICERS OF THE ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Congratulations to IAM Distinguished Fellow and Board of Governors member John Phillips on his installation as chair of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution. Congratulations also to Chair-Elect Ruth Glick, Howard Vogel, Bruce Meyerson, Jeff Krivis and David Sandborg on their leadership roles in the 2012-2013 Section.
  • John R. Phillips - Chair
  • Ruth V. Glick - Chair-Elect
  • Howard Vogel - State and Local Bar Officer
  • Bruce E. Meyerson - Long Rang Planning Officer
  • Jeffrey L. Krivis - Council
  • David L. Sandborg - Council

NEW MEMBERS INDUCTED IN WASHINGTON

The International Academy of Mediators is pleased to announce that the following new members were inducted at the banquet in Washington on April 18, 2012:
  • Richard Birke - Salem, OR
  • Jonathan Marks - Bethesda, MD


LELA LOVE RECEIVES THE IAM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

May, 2012 Washington, DC- The International Academy of Mediators (IAM) has honoured Professor Lela Porter Love with its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for her exceptional contributions to advancing alternative dispute resolution personally throughout her career and inspiring others to do the same.

Incoming IAM President and Distinguished Fellow, Eric Galton, presented the award at the IAM Banquet at the Canadian Embassy where close to 100 of the top mediators in the world met.

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ERIC GALTON & LELA P. LOVE RELEASE STORIES MEDIATORS TELL

Eric Galton & Lela P. Love release Stories Mediators Tell, a collection of inspirational stories by experts in the mediation field.

"Their stories share advice on how to handle certain situations. The stories were not collected to glorify or to vilify mediation, but to make it accessible to readers generally to share what mediation is about and how certain situations were handled. The authors are motivated by the belief that mediation is not well understood--even its practitioners are often limited to their own experience, particularly given confidentiality strictures."

Stories Mediators Tell features contributions from IAM members Tracy Allen, Eleanor Barr, Lee Jay Berman, Eric R. Galton, Susan M. Hammer, Karin S. Hobbs, David A. Hoffman, Jeff Jury, Jeff Kichaven, Jeffrey Krivis and Jan Frankel Schau.


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DISTINGUISHED FELLOW, DOUG NOLL

Distinguished Fellow, Doug Noll was presented with the CPR International Peace and Justice Book Award for his book Elusive Peace: How Modern Diplomatic Strategies Could Better Resolve World Conflicts in New York in January, 2012.

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