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Labor/Employment,
DEI,
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Jul. 11, 2024

DEI expertise is essential for effective mediation and sustainable conflict resolution

The tools honed through advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) equip mediators to guide disputing parties toward efficient and mutually beneficial settlements.

MyKhanh Shelton

Mediator and Founder, Shelton ADR

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The legal profession increasingly recognizes the power of diversity. A richly diverse legal community not only fosters public trust but also brings a broader spectrum of perspectives to complex issues, ultimately leading to more equitable outcomes. This compelling rationale extends naturally to mediation, the dominant method for resolving civil litigation across the United States.

However, efforts to diversify the legal profession, the pr...

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