A Lawyer’s Guide to Mediation (On-Demand)

$109.00

Most litigation is settled through mediation, rather than at trial. This course will prepare you to effectively advocate on behalf of their client in mediation. The course will 1) examine the role and process of mediation from the perspective of both an experienced lawyer and a mediator; and 2) enable students to develop the skills needed to be a successful negotiator. The course will utilize lectures, videos and assigned readings to examine the various theories, forms and techniques of mediation advocacy.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Dennis Klein, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

1

Course Description

Most litigation is settled through mediation, rather than at trial. This course will prepare you to effectively advocate on behalf of their client in mediation. The course will 1) examine the role and process of mediation from the perspective of both an experienced lawyer and a mediator; and 2) enable students to develop the skills needed to be a successful negotiator. The course will utilize lectures, videos and assigned readings to examine the various theories, forms and techniques of mediation advocacy.

Syllabus

  1. Mediation Main Target
  2. Mediation Goals
  3. Role of a Mediator
  4. Pre-Mediation Activity
  5. Location of Mediation
  6. Who do you bring to a mediation?
  7. Opening Statement
  8. Opening Position
  9. Mid Game
  10. End Game
  11. Document the settlement
  12. Negotiation Strategies
  13. A Lawyer’s Pet Peeves about Mediators
  14. Key Take-aways

Instructor

Dennis Klein, Esq.

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