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Law Firms Under Pressure to Stop Representing Fossil Fuel Interests

That’s a problem for law students like Amelia Keyes who worry about climate change and don’t want to work for a firm that represents the fossil fuel industry. When recruiters from the nation’s top law firms come to Harvard Law School, they often boast about their...

Honoring Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

JANUARY 15, 1929 ( Atlanta, GA) – APRIL 4, 1968 ( Memphis, TN) “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” ...

In Recognition of Juneteenth – National Independence Day

June 19,  Juneteenth, has been proclaimed a national holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.  Now, officially titled “National Independence Day”,  Juneteenth has also been known as Emancipation Day,  Jubilee Day,  Freedom Day, and Liberation...

What is the IAM

IAM Past-President Chuck Doran speaks with Natalie Armstrong on her vlog about the IAM and what the Academy is doing to support the next generation of mediators around the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNO0CI0bXEA&feature=youtu.be INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY...

14th ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition

ICC’s biggest educational event of the year, the ICC Mediation Competition gathers over 350 students and coaches every year, in addition to 130 professional mediators and mediators trainers from all over the world and a number of volunteers, sponsors and observers.

New members inducted in Vancouver!

The International Academy of Mediators is pleased to announce that the following new members were inducted in Vancouver at the 2016 Fall conference -Thursday, September 22, 2016 Barry Fisher, Distinguished Fellow, Toronto, ON Weir Milne, Distinguished...

Kudos to IAM Distinguished Fellows!

Richard P. Sher, (St. Louis, Missouri) received the Richard S. Arnold Award for Distinguished Service at the recent Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference. The award recipients are chosen by the district judges in each of the districts in the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

New members inducted in New York City!

The International Academy of Mediators is pleased to announce that the following new members were inducted in New York at the ABA conference - Friday, April 8, 2016