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 […]
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 explored the sorts of disputes amenable to mediation. The panel explained why mediation is often a much […]
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 delighted to be named to the roster of New England’s most notable practitioners.
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 section, participate in training, and supporting practitioners of various stripes of dispute resolution […]
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 the Security Seeker. Very cute and pretty spot on. The problem, of course, is what to do about nightmare […]
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 means of resolving disputes. A facilitator/mediator can help break the logjam and make it […]