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From the AACR President
Published on: 3/19/2018
Happy spring!

In the spirit of the season of growth and renewal, AACR welcomes over a dozen new members since the membership drive last month.

Ever wonder why you joined AACR? Some of us are conventional conflict resolution practitioners, such as mediators, ombuds, arbitrators and so on. The more I get to know our members, however, I have learned that very few of us came to AACR through a typical conflict resolution pathway. (Is there one?) Here are some examples of the backgrounds, day jobs and side gigs of our current members (read more...)

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ONE-ON-ONE WITH KENNETH FEINBERG
Published on: 3/30/2018
Kenneth Roy Feinberg is an American attorney, specializing in mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Feinberg was appointed Special Master of the U.S. government's September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and served as the Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation. Additionally, Feinberg served as the government-appointed administrator of the BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster Victim Compensation Fund. Feinberg was appointed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to administer the One Fund—the victim assistance fund established in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Feinberg was also retained by General Motors to assist in their recall response and by Volkswagen to oversee their U.S. compensation of VW diesel owners affected by the Volkswagen emissions scandal. Kenneth Feinberg is also an adjunct professor at the Columbia University School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, New York University School of Law, the Universit
DIVORCES PREDICTED TO SURGE IN 2018
Published on: 2/20/2018
The change in the new tax law as it pertains to alimony, experts in the field are predicting a surge in divorces this year as spouses paying alimony seek to take advantage of the deduction before it is eliminated.
Fundraising
Published on: 2/16/2018
The Fun in Fundraising for 2018!!