June 6, 2022

About Arbitration

In society today, most people have encountered and agreed to an arbitration clause. Arbitration clauses are routinely used in medical agreements, lease agreements, business agreements, and […]
June 6, 2022

An Early Dispute Resolution Clause

Many savvy businesses include arbitration clauses in their contracts to avoid protracted litigation should problems arise. Indeed, it is widely accepted that the inclusion of an […]
May 22, 2020

Corporate Conflict Prevention and Management Policies, an Urgent Core Competence

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) popularly refers to processes outside of court used to resolve a dispute.  Alternative describes these extra-judicial processes because litigation, unfortunately, is the […]
May 22, 2020

Mediation Frequently Asked Questions

What is mediation? Mediation is a process in which a neutral professional assists parties in co-creating solutions to a problem. In mediation, the parties express their […]
May 4, 2020

The Importance of Diversity in Mediation

One of the primary roles of the mediator is to be impartial regardless of the parties’ circumstances and differences and to bring an open mind and […]
April 21, 2020

The Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators

The Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators was adopted in 2005 by the American Arbitration Association, American Bar Association and Association for Conflict Resolution. These Standards […]
April 14, 2020

International Commercial Mediation

In today’s global economy, companies operating internationally may find themselves in a dispute that will be litigated in a foreign country. The dispute could involve anything […]
April 14, 2020

Mediation, a Superior Dispute Resolution Mechanism

Mediation is defined as an intervention between conflicting parties to promote reconciliation, settlement or compromise. It is a means of resolving disputes outside of the judicial […]
April 7, 2020

Nurturing Business Relationships in the Covid-19 Era

In these times of scarcity, fear, and loss, people are negotiating their business relationships more vigorously than ever before. Under normal circumstances, contracting parties, by and […]
October 23, 2019

Nurturing the Seeds of Peace

The Vilendrer Family won 3rd place in the 8 and Under division of the Peace in the Streets Global Film Festival. The short video will be broadcasted to promote peace at the United Nations on November 6, 2019.
June 26, 2017

Ellie Vilendrer Answers ADR FAQ’s for the MSBA Video Series

May 23, 2017

Ellie Vilendrer Featured in The Hennepin Lawyer Magazine

Ellie Vilendrer was selected to be part of The Hennepin Lawyer Magazine’s Profiles in Practice – a showcase of nine Hennepin County attorneys with diverse and distinguished careers. […]