Med-Arb: A Template for Adaptive ADR

>> To download the full article, click here: (PDF)Med-Arb: Template for Adaptive ADR.pdf | (Word Doc)MED-ARB- A TEMPLATE FOR ADAPTIVE ADR I. INTRODUCTION Med-Arb is an acronym for mediation-arbitration,[i] a hybrid method of dispute resolution which combines both mediation and arbitration.[ii] Although there are different variations of med-arb, in its “pure form” it is conducted […]

Mediation Case Study: Teaching Course

The Case of Hercules Construction Company and All Things Mechanical Corporation and Premier Piping, Inc. ©2007 John T. Blankenship  1.  Teaching Notes >> Download the full pdf: The Case of Hercules Contruction, All Things Mechanical Co and Premier Piping, Inc. a. Introduction. This case concerns a construction dispute between three companies in which the parties […]

The Vitality of the Opening Statement in Mediation:

 A Jumping-Off Point to Consider the Process of Mediation >> download the complete document here: The Vitality of the Opening Statement in Mediation I. Introduction “If both sides are prepared for the mediation, I tend to think the opening statements are a waste of time, at best, and inflammatory at worst.”1 This was one of […]


John Blankenship has served as a mediator in hundreds of commercial disputes. He is often sought after to mediate complex, multi-party disputes not only in Tennessee, but throughout the southeast. John is a frequent lecturer and writer in the field of mediation. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers® in the field of ADR again […]