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Winter 2014, Vol. XII, No. 3

  • Lande Is Coming to Williamsburg
  • Book Review: "Lawyering with Planned Early Negotiation"
  • Virginia Mediator Certification and Civil Immunity
  • Stories from Beyond the Courtroom

Spring 2014, Vol. XII, No. 2

  • Five Factors that Make Deals Last
  • Book Review: "Client Science"
  • Transparency Through Settlement Disclosure
  • The Power of Apology

Winter 2013-14, Vol. XII, No. 1

  • Metrics that Matter, by Kimberly P. Fauss
  • Legislative Initiative, by Megan Johnston
  • Brave New World for Forging the Future, by Malcolm Thomas
  • Congratulations to John McCammon and Mark Rubin

Spring 2013, Vol. XI, No. 2

  • Baseball Arbitration: Not just for Baseball, by Jeffrey S. Stern, reprinted with permission from Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • Mediation Safety after Arizona Shooting, by Peter Vieth, reprinted with permission from Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • Mediation for the Next Generation, by Jared Mangum, Jeff Einhaus and Tim Archer
  • Amendment to Confidentiality Statute,by Sally P. Campbell

Winter 2012-13, Vol. XI, No. 1

  • What Mediators Can Learn from the New Research on Priming and the Unconscious Activation of Mental Processes, by Jane Juliano
  • Litigation Prenups, by Daniel B. Winslow
  • Ambiguity in the Confidentiality Statute, by Sam Jackson

Spring 2012, Vol. X, No. 2

  • Civility—A Tool for All Practitioners. Hon. Rosemarie Annunziata examines the importance of words as a bedrock principle for fostering civility. 
  • Why Apologize? Kimberly P. Fauss increases awareness of the pivotal role of the apology in conflict resolution through the lens of neuroscience.
  • The Limits of Rationality: Effective Conversations with Difficult Individuals. Jonathan E. Kaufmann discusses how mediators can keep the process moving.
  • Mediation in the Workers' Compensation Commission, by Deputy Commissioner Deborah Wood Blevins.
  • The Case for Separate Settlement Counsel in the ADR Process, by Alan Rudlin.

Winter 2012, Vol. X, No. 1

  • Reflecting on Three Decades of Family Mediation: An Interview with Lawrence D. Gaughan, one of Virginia's first professional mediators.
  • Healthcare ADR, by Jeanne Franklin. The imperative need for cooperative planning in healthcare.
  • Win-Win: Top 10 Tips for Mediation Advocacy Competitions, by Faith Alejandro & Paul Falabella
  • Recent revisions to the Joint ADR Committee's Bylaws

Spring 2011, Vol. IX, No. 2

  • Civil Cases and the Collaborative Process: Virginia update, by P. Marshall Yoder & Donita M. King
  • Good Reads: An ADR Reading List, featuring works by John Lande, Ellen Waldman, Lisa Herrick, Susan Shearhouse, Eric Galton, and Lela Love.
  • The End of Class Action Arbitration?
  • Other topics include: ADR Developments from the cases of Intersections, Inc. v. Loomis and United States v. Tessa Structures LLC, the adopted revisions to the Virginia Standards of Ethics & Professional Responsibility, and more!

Fall 2010, Vol. IX, No. 1

  • The New Use of an Old Tool: The Judge Pro Tem Statute, by Robert W. Wooldridge, Jr.
  • Stretch Your Mediation Wings: School-Based Restorative Justice, by David T. Deal
  • 24th Judicial District Sets Pace for J&DR Mediation, by Stephen C. Martin
  • Other topics include: ADR Case Studies, National Mediation Month, and more!

Summer 2010, Vol. VIII, No. 2

  •  ADR Innovations at Virginia Law Schools, by Sam Jackson
  •  Across the Bridge, by Marcia K. Thompson
  •  Book Review of "Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive," by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin, and Robert B. Cialdini
  •  Other topics include recent developments in ADR and discussion of Stolt-Nielsen v. Animalfeeds Int'l Corp, regarding class action arbitrations, and more!

Winter 2009/2010, Vol. VIII, No. 1 

  •  New Skills for Lawyers as ADR Counselors and Gatekeepers, by Jeanne F. Franklin
  •  An Overview of the Virginia State Bar's Fee Dispute Resolution Program, by Geetha Ravindra
  •  Uniform Collaborative Law Act Under Consideration
  •  J.D. v. Kanawha County Board of Education: Settlement Proposals in Mediation Deemed Confidential
  •  Other topics include a preview of popular CLE, Mastering the Art of Advocacy in ADR: Tips and Techniques for the Skilled Practitioner, ADR in State Government, and more!

Winter 2008, Vol. VII, No. 1

  • Partnering to Reduce Conflict: Leadership Lessons from the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, by Lee L. Anderson, Jr. and Brian D. Polkinghorn
  • Perreault v. The Free Lance-Star: Addressing Mediation Confidentiality in Wrongful Death Settlements
  • Other topics include changes to the Circuit Court Mediation program, Developments in Health Care Dispute Resolution, and more! 

Spring 2008, Vol. VI, No. 2

  • Establishing a Mediation Practice: Advice for Lawyers, by Robert W. Hassold, Jr.
  • Recent Case Law Addressing Mediated Settlements, compiled by Rosemarie Annunziata
  • "Mama Loved Me Best!": The Challenges and Nuances of Estate Mediation, by Joseph G. Jarret
  • Other topics include Joint Committee's Position on a proposed UPL Opinion regarding the representation of a client by a non-lawyer CPA, Confidentiality in Mediation Discussions, and Virginia's Executive Branch ADR Initiative, and more!

Winter 2007, Vol. VI, No. 1

  •  Restorative Justice in Virginia, by David M. Saunier and Rebecca Moyer,
  •  Ten Things Mediators Hate to Hear, by Sheldon J. Stark and Stuart M. Israel
  •  Five Suggestions for Neutrals with Culturally Diverse Participants, by Donita M. King
  •  Other topics include Geetha Ravindra's Departure from the Supreme Court's Dispute Resolution Services, ABA Ethics Opinion Approval of Collaborative Law, and more!

Spring 2007, Vol. V, No. 2

  • Breaking Impasse-and Breaking Bread-at Regional Meetings
  • A Tale of Two Cases: Employment Mediation Practice in an Imperfect World, by Jonathan Kaufmann
  • Marketing Your Mediation Practice, a Review of "How to Make Money as a Mediator (and Create Value for Everyone)" by Jeffrey Krivis and Naomi Lucks
  • Other topics include ABA Representation in Mediation Competition, Mediation Ethics Review, Underground Utility Damage Mediation Pilot Program, Custody Pro Bono Mediation Project, Arbitration and more!

Fall 2006, Vol. V, No. 1

  • The Dispute Resolution Continuum, by Kimberly Fauss
  • Mandatory Mediation in the Fourth Circuit: Making It Work, by Thomas F. Ball III
  • Fitting the Ethics to the Forum: A Bold Proposal, by Larry Hoover – A Review of Robert C. Bordone’s Essay “Fitting the Ethics to the Forum: A Proposal for Process-Enabling Ethical Codes”
  • American Bar Association Committee Addresses Truthfulness in Caucused Mediation
  • Other topics include New Statewide Collaborative Law Group, Futures Commission on ADR, and more!
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