Here at ADR Vantage, we are compiling resources that we have found helpful for customizing our approach to conducting effective virtual mediations. Please find links below. We will be updating this periodically.
- https://news.bloomberglaw.com/us-law-week/insight-effective-virtual-mediation-during-the-coronavirus-crisis. Written primarily for attorneys about preparing and supporting their clients in mediation with some useful points for mediators to consider in planning for or coordinating with the representatives.
- https://edwardsmediationacademy.com/virtual-mediation/. A thoughtful article that discusses the preparations and considerations one might adopt at every stage in mediation.
- https://www.mediate.com/articles/online-mediating-zoom.cfm. An accessible breakdown of how to prepare for and use the video-conferencing platforms, may be especially valuable for people new to video conferencing.
- http://www.vacourts.gov/courtadmin/aoc/djs/programs/drs/mediation/resources/mediating_online.pdf Mediating online tips and tricks flyer created by Dispute Resolution Services for ADR practitioners. Copyright DRS-OES Supreme Court of Virginia.