Mediation in the Middle East, part 2

The Lawyer, Vol. 16, September 2006 and Vol. 17, October 2006 Jordan’s court pilot program in mediation will be the model for mediation in the Middle East. At 4:30AM on an otherwise quiet morning late last March, I was awakened from a restless, jet-lagged sleep by the Islamic call to prayer “(Athan”) broadcast from minarets […]

Musings of a Mediator Gone Global

I boarded the international flight in Newark, NJ. Twenty-two hours later, I looked out the plane’s window as it headed down a wide open plain, surrounded on either side by mountains almost as beautiful as the Alps. Ahead, lay Sofia, Bulgaria. I pondered in those moments how I had arrived here. Only a few months […]