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Placing Children First - A video produced by the Administrative Office of Courts, Alabama. Website: www.alacourt.gov. The video discusses Children's Rights and provides Tips for Parents with Shared Custody to be sure to put the children first. View the Video.
We offer a free family mediation program to help families with children fashion a parenting plan for the judge. - Read about our Family Mediation Program.

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General Resources

Students learn about conflict resolution. October 2014. Peer mediation training for students in Montgomery, Alabama, WSFA News story. (Sorry, link has been removed.)

Live @ Lunch with Cheryl Leatherwood. Cheryl Leatherwood, Special Programs Manager, Administrative Office of Courts, State of Alabama, and member of the Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution, appeared on the Live @ Lunch program with Gina Pitisci at WTVY in Dothan, Alabama on October 16, 2011. (Sorry, link has been removed.)

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Mediation

What is Mediation? - Professional Mediation Associates. This video explains the mediation process in brief. For people wanting to settle a dispute without going through the traditional channels, mediation offers an alternative. What is Mediation?

Peer Mediation Video - Shape up your schools with peer mediation. This video was produced by the Dispute Resolution Service at the Los Angeles County Bar. Peer Mediation Video

The Three Little Pigs Go To Mediation Video - The Three Little Pigs Go To Mediation video, created by the Department of Veteran's Affairs, explains and demonstrates the principles of mediation in a way that will have everyone smiling.
Video: The Three Little Pigs Go To Mediation Video
Located at http://www.va.gov/orm/Mediation/VA_fable.html.

The Intersection of Negotiation and the Human Brain. Dr. Richard Birke discussed this interesting topic at the July 2014 Meeting of the Alabama State Bar. This was a thought-provoking discussion, so we are providing it for your review and thoughts. Go to the video page.

Center for Representation in Dispute Resolution, Suffolk University Law School. This site contains video excerpts showing different styles of mediation. It also provides live video examples of mediation and negotiation and other resources for ADR teachers and professionals. It focuses on civil disputes involving lawyers, but also contains videos of negotiation and community mediation.
Link: aba.blogs.law.suffolk.edu

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Foreclosure Mediation

Foreclosure Prevention Mediation Program offers free mediation services to struggling homeowners. Gibson Vance, attorney and host of the Beasley Allen Law Firm, welcomes special guest and mediator Allison Skinner with Skinner Neutral Services to discuss the importance of mediation as well as the innovative free service, the Foreclosure Prevention Mediation Program.
Video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/QLQK4A4nr4w

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Family Mediation

Placing Children First - A video produced by the Administrative Office of Courts, Alabama. Website: www.alacourt.gov. The video discusses Children's Rights and provides Tips for Parents with Shared Custody to be sure to put the children first. View the Video.
We offer a free family mediation program to help families with children fashion a parenting plan for the judge. - Read about our Family Mediation Program.

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Arbitration

Carson - Letterman Arbitration - On April 18, 1986, Johnny Carson played a practical joke on David Letterman by stealing Dave's red pickup truck from in from of this Malibu home. Shortly after the truck was returned, Dave noticed a broken headlight that hadn't been broken before. Carson's people denied responsibility. To settle the dispute, Johnny invited Dave back to his show on June 27, along with People's Court judge Joseph Wapner to arbitrate the case.
Link: Carson - Letterman Arbitration

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Social Media

Taking the Lead in Social Media Marketing for Lawyers or “Social Media Marketing for Dummies” Presentation before GAWL Leadership Committee March 10, 2009 Jackie Hutter, MS, JD Chief IP Strategist The Hutter Group LLC & Patent Matchmaker Website.
Link: Taking the Lead in Social Media Marketing for Lawyers

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Restorative Justice

Portraits of Restorative Justice - Portraits of Restorative Justice

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