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SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF DISPUTE REVIEW BOARDS

In 2015, CSR partner, Frank Carr, successfully completed two Dispute Review Boards where the disputes had been pending for a number of years. As Chairman of the Board in Washington, D.C., Frank reports that there were no disputes remaining between the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) and its contractor at the conclusion of the […] Read more »

CSR World-Wide Partnering Workshops–2015

During 2015, CSR partner Frank Carr facilitated partnering workshops from Washington State in the West to Pennsylvania in the North to Florida in the South and to Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean. The partnered projects ranged from construction of facilities to dams and to Base Operations Support (BOS) contracts. In each of the workshops, […] Read more »

CSR’s Bob Randolph Provides Training to NGA on “Unconscious Bias”

Bob Randolph gave a one-day training for the National Geospatial Agency in September, 2014 on the cutting-edge subject of “unconscious bias,” sometimes labeled “implicit bias.” We Americans have traditionally believed discrimination to be conscious and intentional and have worked hard through civil rights initiatives and societal pressures to create a just and equitable society and […] Read more »

Frank Carr selected as DRB member for Grand Central Station Tunnel Project

Frank Carr has been selected as a Disputes Review Board (DRB) member for the Eastside Access Project in New York City. Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Capital Construction and Michels Corporation have entered into a contract for the fabrication and construction of structural work in newly excavated caverns and tunnels under Grand Central Station in Manhattan. […] Read more »

Pete Swanson continues to provide mediation training assistance in Kosovo

Building on the mediation training provided to US AID’s Commercial Law Enforcement Project in October of 2013, Pete Swanson returned to Kosovo for three weeks in March, 2014, to provide additional assistance to budding Kosovar mediators. Pete provided refresher training to seasoned mediators in Pristina, more basic training to a new cadre of mediators based […] Read more »

Pete Swanson Provides Mediation Training for Commercial Mediators in Kosovo

Working under the Commercial Law Enforcement Project for US AID, Pete Swanson provided two 40 hour basic edition training programs to commercial mediators in Kosovo in the cities of Peja and Gjilan, October 21-30, 2013. Additional work is now being planned for the spring of 2014, which may involve advanced training as well as marketing […] Read more »

CSR Provides International Mediation Training In Brazil

Frank Carr and Bob Randolph have just completed a successful three day international commercial mediation training in Sao Paolo, Brasil (November 15-17), for The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR) and CAMARB. CPR (based in NYC) is the leading non-profit independent resource helping global business and their lawyers resolve complex commercial disputes more […] Read more »

CSR facilitates Senior Leadership Retreats for Alaskan Native Tribal Health Organization

As part of its ongoing work with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), CSR partner Pete Swanson facilitated two senior leadership retreats in November of 2013. the first was for the Division of Environmental Health and Engineering, and the second was for the Division of Human Resources. ANTHC is responsible for providing much of […] Read more »