Ted Sherwood Receives 2019 TulsaPeople Lawyer of the Year Award

April 9, 2019

Ted Sherwood, Sr. of Accord Mediation and Arbitration, LLC and Sherwood, McCormick & Robert has received the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" in Tulsa award for Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiff.

How to Avoid Blowing Up a Mediation: Four Tips to Avoid Disaster and Destruction

February 5, 2019

Things can get intense in a mediation proceeding. John McCormick with Accord Mediation & Arbitration offers four ways to avoid blowing up a mediation and gain a satisfied client and successful resolution.

Advice from a Mediator: Strategies to Prevent Litigation

January 4, 2019

Mediator Hugh Robert with Accord Mediation & Arbitration offers strategies to prevent litigation. “My role in advising is not just on the legal or business structure side, but also an advisor to make them think about what happens “if” this happens."

A Fresh Set of Eyes: Getting the Most Out of Your Mediator

October 23, 2018

Can't see the forest for the trees? In this article, Ted Sherwood discusses how to get the most out of your mediator.

Anger, Tears, and Fear: Managing a Clients'​ Emotions During Mediation

October 2, 2018

Dealing with anger, fear, and tears in a mediation is part of the territory. In this article, Accord Mediation owner, Ted Sherwood, discusses 5 ways to deal with clients' emotions in order to successfully resolve conflict.

Mediation: Then and Now

September 5, 2018

In the 70s, mediation services as we know it were practically non-existent. Mediator John McCormick discusses the evolution of mediation and its benefits to both lawyer and client.

Lawsuit Protocol: Call attorneys, but Take Time for Business

August 22, 2018

This article spells out the effort that small business owners must put into protracted litigation and lawsuits. Accord Mediation & Arbitration can keep your business on track when hit with a lawsuit.