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by John C. Edwards – Attorney, Mediator, National Trainer In a previous article, I wrote about the importance of leaving the critical decision making up to the parties to a mediation, especially if the party has a “high conflict personality.”  … Continue reading

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This week I had the opportunity to give a 5-morning seminar to 26 mental health professionals sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Also, on Thursday I got to speak for 5 hours to over … Continue reading

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My most recent seminars were in Burlington, Ontario, on Lake Ontario. The summer weather couldn’t be better and I really enjoyed walking along their boardwalk in the evenings. Day One focused on “Managing High Conflict Clients: Ethics and Risk Management.” … Continue reading

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Yesterday, I gave a keynote presentation and several workshops for about 150 lawyers representing parents and children in child abuse cases. The emphasis, of course, was Working with High Conflict Clients. They seemed to really grasp the methods that I … Continue reading

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I just returned from Minnesota where I had the opportunity to speak for two days to over one hundred family law judges and their law clerks about understanding and managing high-conflict parents in separation and divorce. It was a very … Continue reading

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