Civility/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 20, 2017

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The CEO of Southwest Airlines., Gary Kelly, was recently quoted by bizjournal.com as saying the following abour airlines and recent customer contoversies: “I am worried our broader society has become less and less civilized, so what we want to try to do at Southwest is stand for civility, stand for hospitality and make that a […]

Would You Believe?/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 6, 2017

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This appeared on twitter as tweeted by John Logan: CEO of the 1st company in the world to offer Marriage Insurance.Contact me if you’re interested in investing. http://www.divorceprobability.com.  Life is sufficiently complex that it is difficult to envision that a test can show the likelihood of marital viability. However, there are definite means of determining […]

Kenneth Feinberg,Esq./Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 30, 2017

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The amazing work of attorney/mediator , Kenneth Feinberg, was recently highlighted in INC. magazine. Mr. Feinberg has settled claims in such tragedies as the 9/11 lawsuits, Agent Orange litigation, and Boston Marathon bombings. As a mediator, Mr. Feinberg has developed strategies to close out litigious matters through wise use of mediation theory. What can Mr. Feinberg […]

The President as Negotiator/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 29, 2017

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One of the talents of President Trump was billed as his talent as a negotiator. Unfortunately, real estate and world politics share far less in common than we had imagined. Some of the failings of the new President center about the following character traits: You cannot promise to do something and then not do it. […]

What You Don’t Do/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 12, 2017

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Richard Haass is President of the Council on Foreign Relations. He often appears as a very insightful and well-informed “talking head” on the Morning Joe program. He was recently asked what the recent gassing on Syrian innocents can teach us about President Assad and past US policy. His statement can be paraphrased as follows: “We […]

How You Sound to Others/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 9, 2017

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A software startup, Civil, forces people who wish to comment on a discussion online, to first evaluate three other comments for their civil quality. The third comment subject to this evaluation is that of the reviewer herself. The reviewer is asked if they wish to modify their comment, which they often do. In this way, […]

A Mediation Query/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 8, 2017

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I saw this quote by  author Jane Green: I am divorced, and one of the things I am tremendously grateful for is that my ex-husband and I made a decision to go through mediation. I knew a trial would drag on for years, would cost me everything, but worse, would be devastating for our four […]