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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Jun. 12, 2024

Time, energy, and the use of traditional Japanese tea ceremonies for resolving disputes

The time-honored Japanese tea ceremony, stemming from the era of the samurai, serves as a blueprint for proficient mediation techniques.

Photo courtesy of Devin Tucker

While attending Lauren Wood’s Women in Trial Travel Summit conference a couple of weeks ago, I was moved by attorney Twila S. White’s presentation on Mock Voir Dire. It was not the topic or what she was saying, it was her intentional, slow, deliberate, calm, and inviting speech that captivated the entire room of over 150 individuals. Twila centered herself and connected with everyone in the room. She didn’t start with an opening, agenda, or objective. She took us on...

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