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In the past three weeks I have spoken to two groups of judges on managing high-conflict litigants (litigants are people who bring their disputes to court). “One group was tribal judges at a United States nationwide conference at the National … Continue reading

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Last week I gave a 2-day training in “Managing and Mediating: High Conflict Personalities” to nearly 30 court and private mediators, child protection professionals, lawyers, counselors, agency administrators, and others in Florence, which is outside of Phoenix. While I emphasized … Continue reading

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Last week I spoke to over 100 California Family Court judges and mediators in Los Angeles. My topic was “Managing Challenging Personalities in Family Law.” It’s been five years since I spoke to them and I focused less on personality … Continue reading

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Last week, on March 19th, I spoke at the annual Minnesota CLE Family Law Institute in St. Paul, MN. It was a huge gathering of about 700 family lawyers, with interests from mediation to collaborative law to cooperative law to … Continue reading

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On Friday, March 8th, I gave a full day training to the Ontario Association of Family Mediators – Child Protection Roster. There were about 70 mediators in attendance and we focused on how to help parents who have children under … Continue reading

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High Conflict Institute is now 5 years old! When Megan Hunter and I started HCI, we had no idea what we were getting into. Little did we know that January 2008 was not a good time to start a business, … 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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I just returned from attending and presenting at the Federation of Law Societies biannual Family Law Conference, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. My topic was “The Future of Family Courts: Implications for Lawyers,” based on my newest book: “The Future of … Continue reading

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NEW WAYS FOR FAMILIES is a new method developed by High Conflict Institute, which integrates many of the principles described in this book (The Future of Family Court). It is an interdisciplinary method that teaches and reinforces relationship conflict resolution skills … Continue reading

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