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Welcome to The Mediation Minute! This podcast explores practical techniques to facilitate successful negotiation and resolution. Hosted by Rebecca Wisbar, mediator and attorney.

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The Mediation Minute podcast is produced by Catherine O'Brien, Branch Out Programs.

Mar 28, 2018

What does mindfulness have to do with the practice of law? Lexlee Overton joins Rebecca Wisbar to talk about the ways you can achieve mindfulness, and thereby improve your legal practice, your mediations, and your life. Lexlee shares some stress reduction techniques. Additions we hear about her charitable organization...

Mar 14, 2018

Vince Fornias returns to the Mediation Minute to speak with Rebecca Wisbar about arbitration. He provides comparison and contrast between arbitration and mediation as alternative dispute resolution methods. While both arbitration and mediation are outside of the court system, each method is unique in its approach,...

Mar 7, 2018

Paul "Woody" Scott joins Rebecca Wisbar to discuss working with clients for whom English is not their first language. Woody, who was born in Honduras, assists many clients who primarily speak Spanish. Woody and Rebecca discuss how language impacts communication and negotiation. Immigration status is often a question...