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Online Dispute Resolution in a Post COVID-19 World

Online dispute resolution, both arbitration and mediation, are now available even from home. For some time, mediators and arbitrators have been using video conferencing to resolve disputes between people from different area codes, cities, states and countries. Recently, I conducted a mediation between a party from Africa and another from Detroit. Both attorneys were in […]

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ROBERT WRIGHT TO CHAIR ADR COMMITTEE FOR BANKRUPTCY COURT

Robert E. L. Wright of The Peace Talks, PLC has been appointed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Grand Rapids to chair a subcommittee charged with developing new rules for alternative dispute resolution processes in bankruptcy cases filed in west Michigan and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A Harvard-trained attorney/mediator and arbitrator with over 30 years’ experience […]

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