The Fear Motivator (Part 2)

by John K. Miles, Jr. I remember little about some cases, and I’ve completely forgotten others. For my clients, however, the day the jury returned its verdict was among the most significant in their lives. …

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The Fear Motivator (Part 1)

by John K. Miles, Jr.   “At the beginning of every act of faith, there is often a seed of fear.” —Max Lucado “We were harassed at every turn – conflicts on the outside, fears …

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The Peacemaking Paradox

by David Nutter, Esq. One of the common misperceptions about peacemaking is that it is born out of weakness. Actually, for lasting and effective peacemaking, the opposite is true. Only from the solid ground of …

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From Neutral to Neutral: A Judge’s Perspective

by Hon. Patricia Stone  My transition from full-time judging to alternative dispute resolution has been filled with interesting challenges.  While I continue to occasionally serve as a senior judge, I have welcomed the shift of …

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