ARTICLES

“The Acceptability of Inexperienced Arbitrators: An Experiment,” with Allen K. Miller, Labor Law Journal (December 1971)

“Obscure Lines: The New Jersey Courts’ Response to Public Sector Bargaining,” The Arbitration Journal (June 1980)

“Employment-at-Will: The New Legal Definition of Just Cause,” Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association

“Respirator Fit Standards,” with Ronald M. Mack, M. D., Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 41(8): 715-738, (August 1999).

“Psychiatric Evaluations in Employment Law,” Daniel P. Greenfield, Henry L. San Giacomo & Patrick Westerkamp, New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, Vol. 25, (2001)

“Mediation Advocacy for the Employment Law Practitioner”, New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 1 (2006)

“Dilemmas Facing Advocates and Arbitrators Who Mediate Grievances,” presented at the Saint John’s Law School, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, & NASD Conference in London, England (July 27, 2006)

“Proposed Review Process for Complaints About Rule 1:40 Mediators,” Mediation News, Vol. II, Issue I (2007)

“Triangles Eat Pink Orchids” (General Semantics & Mediation), Mediation News, Vol. II, Issue 2 (2007)

“Are Grievance Settlements Arbitrable?” ACResolution (Spring 2008)

“Lawyer Candor During Caucused Mediations” Mediation News, Vol. I3, Issue 1 (2008)

“Student Peers Can Dilute Toxic Teen Environments,” Patrick Westerkamp and Richard Westerkamp, New Jersey Law Journal,(January 5, 2009)

“Transformative Mediators Listen Like Critters” Mediation News, Vol. 13, Issue 2 (2009)

​“EPL Basics for Employment Mediators” Mediation News (2016)  

“Preventative Mediation and the Interactive Process,” New Jersey Law Journal, (March 30, 2009)

“Mediation Advocacy,” Patrick Westerkamp, New Jersey Law Journal, (Mar. 15, 2010)

“Arbitrating Social Media Grievances,” Patrick Westerkamp & Rebecca Esmi, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine (Apr. 2011/ No. 269)

"Dilemmas Facing Advocates and Arbitrators Who Mediate Grievances," Rutgers Conflict Resolution Law Journal, Vol. 9 - Issue 1 (Fall 2011)

“Employment Mediation and Bullies,” New Jersey Law Journal, (May 2013)

“Safeguarding Your Employment Mediation Settlement,” Patrick R. Westerkamp, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine (Dec. 2014/ No. 291)

​ “Grievance Arbitration of FLSA Claims,” New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, Fall 2015
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LINKS

30 MEDIATION WEBSITES / WEB RESOURCES

1. www.acrnet.org : Association for Conflict Resolution. Dedicated to advancing the practice and understanding of conflict prevention and resolution.

2. www.adr.org/ : American Arbitration Association. The association manages ADR cases thru mediation and/or arbitration. The site has rules for many different ADR rules.

3. www.afccnet.org : Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. An international association concerned about and working with family courts.

4. www.apfmnet.org : Academy of Professional Family Mediators. International association for family and divorce mediators.

5. www.asianmediationassociation.org : AMA members provide the infrastructure for conflict management and dispute resolution for disputes in Asia, or with businesses in Asia.

6. www.divorcesource.com : Has information on state divorce laws, mediation information and practitioners in family law and mediation..

7. www.bbb.org : Better Business Bureau.BBBs provide dispute resolution help to resolve complaints between customers and local businesses.

8. www.cicr-icrc.ca : Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution. Provides training and intervention programs.

9. www.courts.state.md.us/macro/ : MACRO: Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Organization, the agency that is the ADR resource of Maryland.

10. www.cpradr.org : International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution. Helping global business and their lawyers resolve complex commercial disputes

11. www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/mediation/index.cfm : US Equal Opportunity Employment Commission. Info on EEO program to adjudicate complaints of employment discrimination through mediation.

12. www.mediationeurope.net : The European Mediation Network Initiative. It has members from more than 30 different European countries and serves as an international exchange of mediation information

13. www.finra.org : Providing arbitration and mediation for securities related disputes.

14. www.fmc.ca : Family Mediation Canada. National membership and training organization for family and divorce issues..

15. www.fmcs.gov/internet/ : Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. Agency of United States Government that handles mediation and arbitration of labor disputes and contract negotiations.

16. www.iama.org.au : Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia. This nation's largest, independent and most experienced arbitration and mediation service.

17. www.iamed.org:  International Academy of Mediators. Defines standards and qualifications for the professional mediator of commercial disputes.

18. www.jamsadr.com : Was Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc, now called JAMS, The Resolution Experts. Roster of retired judges and attorneys providing ADR services.

19. www.judiciary.state.nj.us/civil/medipol.htm : New Jersey Judiciary website, civil mediation resources.

20. www.hamline.edu : Hamline University School of Law, Dispute Resolution Institute. Offers cross-disciplinary examination conflict theory for law students, lawyers, and other professionals.

21. http://law.pepperdine.edu/straus/ : Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law. Leading educational institution in the field of dispute resolution offering Certificate, Master's (M.D.R.) and LL.M. in Dispute Resolution.

22. http://law.missouri.edu/csdr/:  Center for Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri Law School. Offering an LLM in Dispute Resolution.

23. www.leadr.com.au : LEADR is a not-for-profit organization with more than 2700 members in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region.

24. www.mediate.com : Offers the world's leading directory of mediators plus over 11,000 articles, news items and videos.

25. http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/programs/adr/about.php : Ohio State University, Moritz School of Law, Program on Dispute Resolution. Trains future lawyers in ADR processes.

26. www.nafcm.org : National Association for Community Mediation. A membership organization comprised of community mediation centers, their staff and volunteer mediators.

27. www.nlrb.gov : National Labor Relations Board. Independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employees' rights to organize.

28. www.njapm.org : New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators: New Jersey mediation organization

29. www.pon.harvard.edu : Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School. Interdisciplinary research center dedicated to theory and practice of negotiation and dispute resolution.

30. www.voma.org : Victim/Offenders Mediation Association. National organization working in the area of restorative justice.