Good Neighbor Mediation is pleased to announce that founder Jeanne Kempthorne has again made Thomson Reuters’ annual list of the top attorneys practicing alternative dispute resolution in the New England region. No more than five percent of attorneys are awarded the honor.
October 16-20 is Conflict Resolution Week and the Mass. Bar Association is celebrating with a roster of events around the state. Today, October 17, a panel of Juvenile Court justices and community mediators will focus on mediating disputes among young people. Other highlights are Thursday’s reception at the Adams Courthouse, and Friday’s screening of the documentary film The Peacemaker, about international mediator and founder of the Forum for Cities in Transition Padraig O’Malley, at Harvard Law School. See massbar.org for more details. All Conflict Resolution Week events hosted by the Mass. Bar Association are free and open to the public.
On April 5, 2017, Good Neighbor Mediation participated in a panel presentation on mediation to Rhode Island members of CAI (Community Associations Institute) in Warwick, RI. Jeanne focused on the whys, hows, and whens of mediation, while Alix … [Continue reading]
Last November, Jeanne Kempthorne was named a New England Super Lawyer in the area of alternative dispute resolution. She had previously been recognized for her appellate advocacy. Having transitioned her practice to focus on mediation, she is … [Continue reading]
Jeanne Kempthorne has been appointed a member of the newly created Mass. Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Council for the 2016-2017 year. She is excited to be on the ground floor of this new section, helping to shape the direction of the … [Continue reading]
Angie's List Magazine (June 2016) features a cover story on "the people who drive you crazy", that is, Nightmare Neighbors, a category comprising several sub-types: the Oblivious Neighbor, the Overachiever, the Neighborhood Mayor, the Do-Littles, and … [Continue reading]
Life in a condominium may not be what you expected. Relationships with your neighbors may be so strained it is difficult to make decisions together or even say hello in the hall. Condominium documents often do not provide a practical, cost-efficient … [Continue reading]