Nearly 400 people participated in the Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference this year. Presenters and participants from all over the Northwest (Washington, Oregon & Idaho), and from Arizona, California, Massachusetts, Montana, Texas, Canada & England, attended a variety of subject offerings, choosing among a total of 45 different sessions. Participants commented the conference was “well-organized” with…Continue
Added by Kathleen Wareham on April 16, 2013 at 5:08pm — No Comments
The Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic and the Indiana University Maurer School of Law have been studying screening for intimate partner violence and/or abuse in family mediation for several years. As a result of their studies they developed a new screening method designed to be given as an interview. The assessment, Mediator’s Assessment of Safety Issues and Concerns or MASIC, was featured in an article in the Family Court Review in October…Continue
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Report of the ADR Section Legislative Committee
On April 5, 2013 the Washington Supreme Court entered an Order on the adoption of Collaborative Law Rules. A copy of the complete order with the proposed Rules is here: April 5 2013 Order on adoption of Collaborative Law Rules.
It might be noted that the order of the Washington Supreme Court reads at the…Continue
Added by Paul W. McVicker on April 10, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments