News & Events

We are published!  Mediation for Estate Planners: Managing Family Conflict was published by the American Bar Association in August 2016 and contains a chapter by Ellen Kandell, “A Mediator’s Perspective: Situations Mediators May Face”.

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We are delighted to announce that Ellen F. Kandell, Esq.  has been selected to participate as a mediation assessor in the CDRC Vienna IBA-VIAC Mediation competition in Austria this summer!! She is one of a team of 70 international dispute resolution professionals who have been invited to participate. Look for blog posts reporting on the trip.

2017 training dates will be posted as soon as they are finalized.

The Ethics of Settlement Discussions, Panel Presentation with the Honorable Albert Matricciani and William Connolly,  at the Montgomery County Bar Association, April 12, 2016, 5:30 pm

See our guest blog post on Mediation of Ownership Disputes in April 2016.

See our guest blog post, Interview on listening & communication tips, December  2015

Come to our free presentation, Leader as Mediator:  A New Model of Collaborative Leadership, August 7, 2015, Potomac MD. RSVP as my guest to Leadership Breakfast of Maryland

See our interview by Neil Chesanow. Partner Conflicts:  Fatal or Solvable? Medscape. June 26, 2015

See our guest blog post When Business Owners Get Divorced on Quincy CFO’s blog.

See our guest blog post What Every CEO Needs to Know about Negotiation in Wendt Partners Innovation Update Newsletter.

Featured this week on Quincy CFO’s blog regarding Mediation and Arbitration, and the role they play in contracts.

We are thrilled to announce that Ellen Kandell is now certified by the International Mediation Institute.  She is one of only six mediators in Maryland to have achieved this designation.  A digest of reviews from past mediation participants is available on Ellen’s profile page on the IMI website.

Just published in ADR newsletter of Maryland State Bar Association, The Neutral’s Perspective: Lessons from the Trenches

“Turning Conflict into Consensus: Building Collaboration @ Work”, ” Greater Washington Society of CPAs Nonprofit Symposium, December 17, 2014

Just published in national ADR newsletter, interview of Ellen Kandell in How the Failure to Settle Affects the Workplace for Both Employees and Companies