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Mediators Tucson AZ

Mediators provide mediation services for disagreements concerning such issues as premarital agreements, financial disagreements, separation, divorce, parenting plans, wrongful termination, labor management, victim-offender mediation and more. See below for local businesses in Tucson that give access to qualified mediators and for more advice and content on facilitative mediation and evaluative mediation.

Thomas G Ryan
1 S CHURCH AVE STE 700
TUCSON, AZ
Specialties
Arbitration, Mediation, Real Estate, Commercial, Litigation
Education
University of California at Los Angeles School of Law,Amherst College
State Licensing
Arizona

Thomas J Davis
5115 N ORACLE RD
TUCSON, AZ
Specialties
Litigation, Personal Injury, Defective & Dangerous Products, Medical Malpractice, Mediation
Education
Morningside College,University of Arizona
State Licensing
Arizona

Craig W. Phillips
(602) 262-5345
40 N CENTRAL AVE
PHOENIX, AZ
Specialties
Arbitration, Mediation, Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Defective & Dangerous Products
Education
University of Arizona College of Law,Arizona State University
State Licensing
Arizona

Terrance C Mead
(623) 412-2508
6670 W Cactus Rd # A105
Glendale, AZ
Specialties
General Practice, Litigation, Family, Estate Planning, Administrative Law, Mediation
Education
University of Wisconsin, Green Bay,University of Wisconsin, Madison,University of Wisconsin, Madison
State Licensing
Arizona, Wisconsin

Kevin T Ahern
(602) 271-7700
PO Box 20527
Phoenix, AZ
 
Natalie Wright
(520) 628-1929
2826 N ALVERNON WAY
TUCSON, AZ
Specialties
Family, Prenuptials, Divorce, Mediation
Education
Ohio State University, Columbus,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Arizona

Douglas L. Irish
(480) 948-0727
40 N CENTRAL AVE
PHOENIX, AZ
Specialties
Arbitration, Mediation, Commercial
Education
University of Colorado School of Law
State Licensing
Arizona, Colorado

Mary Ellen Simonson
40 N CENTRAL AVE
PHOENIX, AZ
Specialties
Arbitration, Mediation, Commercial, Litigation, Education
Education
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law,Arizona State University
State Licensing
Arizona

Donald R Kunz
3838 N CENTRAL AVE
PHOENIX, AZ
Specialties
Insurance, Litigation, Mediation, Employment, Appeals
Education
University of Arizona,University of Iowa
State Licensing
Arizona

Richard Goldsmith
(602) 262-5341
40 N CENTRAL AVE
PHOENIX, AZ
Specialties
Arbitration, Mediation, Intellectual Property, Banking, Debt Agreements
Education
University of Arizona College of Law,Lawrence College,University of Chicago
State Licensing
Arizona

Conflict: A New Perspective

by Julie Fuimano

I was recently asked to address the issue of conflict resolution at the hospital of one of our clients. In today's fast-paced and stressed-out society, conflict resolution is a critical issue. People don't always have the time or the tools to handle conflict.

The word ‘conflict' connotes something bad. People think of conflict and they think of two people in a heated argument. But as the workplace shapes itself to recognize and be more accepting of diversity and differing opinions and as companies write their diversity policies, why not change the way we view conflict and embrace it as something to be valued instead of dispelled?

Conflict Defined

Conflict is defined as a disagreement, a battle or to be at odds. In essence, conflict is a differing of opinions, point of views or ideas. Conflict occurs when two or more people see things from different perspectives, given their education, background, upbringing, knowledge of the issue, beliefs, time of day, mood, etc. Is this not the definition of diversity? Diversity is a variety, an assortment or a mixture. And accepting diversity means accepting that people have inherently different views on how they see the world and how to get things done.

The Source Of Conflict

So why then do people get so uptight and agitated when disagreements occur? There are two main reasons: one, when the idea is presented and then rejected, the person may take it as a personal attack. The second reason is that the person might be attached to it being done their way.

As a leader and a role model, recognize there is always another way to accomplish something, not just your way or the way it's always been done. Be open to receiving input from others, recognizing that their perspective offers you the opportunity to see the issue or problem in a way that you might not have considered. When you present your suggestions and opinions, detach yourself from whether your suggestion is implemented. While it may seem like the best choice from your vantage point, realize there may be many other factors that go into making the decision and that it's not about you as a person.

Acknowledge The Conflict

When faced with conflict, don't run from it; acknowledge it for what it is - diversity of thought. Ask each person to share his or her ideas. Compliment each of them on their innovative and unique perspectives. Praise each of those on your team so they understand how important their differing opinions are. By doing so, you are demonstrating leadership and showing respect for their diverse perspectives. Seek to understand where each person is coming from and help each of the participants understand the other's point of view. Once you understand the framework behind their perspective, you can help to dissolve the conflict and refocus their energies on finding solutions.

Focus On The Outcome

When its time to focus on selecting the most appropriate course of action, focus on ac...

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