Publications

SELECTED WORKS

Blitman, Bruce (2016). “Mediation can help resolve many types of disputes — and avoid lawsuits”. Smart Business News. http://www.sbnonline.com/article/125040/

Blitman, Bruce (2016). “How mediation is a less stressful way to help solve civil issues”. Smart Business News. http://www.sbnonline.com/article/mediation-less-stressful-way-help-solve-civil-issues/

Blitman, Bruce (2016). “These 10 tips for negotiation can sharpen your skills”. Smart Business News. http://www.sbnonline.com/article/10-tips-negotiation-can-sharpen-skills/

Blitman, Bruce and Pollack, Renee (2016). “Listening skills for leaders start with establishing trust”. Smart Business News. http://www.sbnonline.com/article/communication-skills-for-leaders-start-with-establishing-trust/

Price, Megan and Blitman, Bruce (2016). “How do we end the escalating conflict between police and community?” Broward County Bar Association. http://scar.gmu.edu/articles/how-do-we-end-escalating-conflict-between-police-and-community

Blitman, Bruce (2015). “Each person has the ability to use each of five conflict-handling modes to resolve issues”. http://www.sbnonline.com/article/each-person-has-the-ability-to-use-each-of-five-conflict-handling-modes-to-resolve-issues/

Blitman, Bruce (2014). “10 tips for successful business negotiation”. Smart Business Newshttp://www.sbnonline.com/article/10-tips-successful-business-negotiation/

Jernigan, Michelle and Blitman, Bruce (2014). “10 Cornerstones of Mediation Advocacy – Part 1”. Property Casualty 360. http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2014/01/06/10-cornerstones-of-mediation-advocacy—part-1?t=loss-litigation&slreturn=1475801952

ARTICLES ABOUT ME

Pounds, Marcia Heroux (2007). “Language of business needs to be heard, too”. Orlando Sentinel. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2007-02-14/news/LISTEN14_1_listening-workplace-employees

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

  • “Mediation in Florida: The Newly Emerging Case Law;” Florida Bar Journal, October 1996 Selected as a finalist for Barbara Sanders Memorial Award for Legal Writing by Florida Bar Journal Editorial Board
  • “Your Business and the ADA: An Introduction to Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act;” Co-authored with Andrew E. Colsky); Florida Bar Journal, 1996
  • “The Mediation Advantage;” Business to Business Newspaper, September, 1997
  • “Florida’s Ethics Advisory Committee Breaks New Ground;” Dispute Resolution Magazine, Spring 2001 (published by the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution)
  • “Dealing With Discrimination? Consider Mediating ADA Disputes; “ MSFOCUS Magazine, Spring 2002 (published by Multiple Sclerosis Foundation)
  • “Building Your Practice One Satisfied Client At A Time;” The Florida Bar News, May 1, 2002 and Lawyers Weekly USA, July 8, 2002
  • “10 Ingredients For An Effective Mediation;” ADR Currents: The Newsletter of Dispute Resolution Law and Practice, June-August 2002 (published by the American Arbitration Association)
  • “Conflict Resolution Techniques: Dealing With Debtors, Creditors, Clients And Other Adversaries or When The Check Really Isn’t In The Mail;” The Commercial Law Bulletin, July/August 2002 (published by Commercial Law League of America)
  • “Visioning and Coaching Techniques in Mediation;” Co-authored with Professor Jeanne D. Maes; The Dispute Resolution Journal, May/July 2004 (Published by the American Arbitration Association)
  • “Using Collaborative Modeling To Mediate Workplace Conflicts;” Co-authored with Professors Jeanne D. Maes, Arthur Jeffery and Robert A. Shearer; Equal Opportunities International, Volume 22, Number 5, 2003)
  • “Ten Tips To Increase Your Edge In A Competitive Marketplace;” ACResolution, Spring 2006 (Published by the Association for Conflict Resolvers (ACR))
  • “The Power of Active Listening;” Co-authored with Brian Schriner, Ph.D.; The Florida Bar News, November 1, 2006
  • “If We Knew Then What We Know Now: Twelve Mediation Lessons We Learned The Hard Way;” Co-authored with Carline Emanuel, John A. Henneberger, A. Michelle Jernigan and David J. Kaufman; ADR New & Tips; Fall 2011 Inaugural Issue (e-newsletter published by ADR Section of The Florida Bar in December 2011)
  • “Sorry Works! Offers Chance To Break Med-Mal Gridlock in Florida;” Co-authored with Doug Wojcieszak, James W. Saxton and Maggie M. Finkelstein; Florida Bar Health Law Section e-newsletter, Winter 2013 (as well as in Florida Bar ADR Section’s e-newsletter, ADR News & Tips)
  • “Tips For Managing The Mega-Mediation;” Co-authored with David R. Carlisle; Dispute Resolution Journal, Winter 2012, Volume 67 Number 4-distributed in June, 2013; Also reprinted in Professional Mediation Institute (PMI) quarterly e-newsletter, Fall 2013
  • “12 Things To Consider Before Buying A Franchise;” Co-authored with Stephen M. Feidelman; The Franchise Handbook, Fall 2013; An abbreviated version, “5 Things To Consider Before Buying A Franchise” was published in The Miami Herald, Business Monday, August 5, 2013