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Getting to Yes/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 29, 2020


I recently took a CLE course in mediation styles. I enjoy seeing how other mediators apply their trade. The mediators teaching the course had very different ideas than do I about the manner and goal of their mediation style. Since mediation is referred to as an art rather than a science, this difference of style […]

Life’s Choices/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

April 21, 2020


A Harvard Professor by the name of Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar wrote a popular book on happiness. The book, based on a successful course Dr. Ben-Shahar taught at Harvard, is entitled “Happier”. This book is a wonderful read and offers the reader much to ponder. At the end of the chapters, the author provides an exercise […]

Advice for Divorced Parents/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 8, 2020


On April 1, 2020, the WSJ published an article by Andrea Petersen entitled “Divorce Gets Even Trickier”. In a sentence, the key to this wonderful piece lies in these words: Re concerns about health issues during visitations, Ms. Petersen “advises parents to defer to the perspective of the more anxious parent”. This practical tip is […]