Monthly Archives: October 2023

A Plea-Deal Apology by a Trump Lawyer

Jenna Ellis, one of President Donald Trump’s attorneys after the November 2020 election, pled guilty this week in a Georgia court to aiding and abetting false statements and writings, a felony. In December 2020, she joined Trump attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Ray Smith in making false allegations to the Georgia Senate Judiciary Committee that thousands […]

2023 Nanci Klein Award from the ADR Section

I was honored this week to receive the Nanci S. Klein Award from the ADR Section of the State Bar of Michigan. Nanci Klein was an early ADR leader in Michigan who devoted her considerable talents to the Community Dispute Resolution Program (CDRP), including leading Michigan’s largest CDRP provider, the Oakland Mediation Center, for ten […]

Meeting Missouri Mediators

The Association of Missouri Mediators graciously welcomed me last month as one of the speakers for a day of advanced mediation training. I taught a session on Apologies in Mediation, and also conducted the “Ethics Game.” The training was a hybrid of people in person as well as on Zoom. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience […]