10th Annual Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute

10th Annual Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute | November 15-16, 2012 | Hilton Boston Back Bay | Boston, MA


This two-day advanced curriculum features interaction with some of the leading mediators and mediation advocates in North America.  Each panel features an expert mediator, a high-powered in-house counsel, and a skilled outside counsel.  Each phase of the mediation process will be discussed, followed by small group discussions led by experts in the field.  The opportunity for mediators and advocates to interact in small facilitated groups provides a unique environment to enhance your skill, knowledge and understanding of the mediation process. 

Program Highlights...

■ Highly valuable interaction and advice from leading experts in mediation

■ Small group sessions to encourage full participation

■ Practice development essentials

Who Should Attend?

     ■ Mediators        ■ Judges

     ■ Litigators        ■ In-House Counsel

Institute Topics:

  • Preparing for mediation
  • Maximizing the Joint Opening Session
  • Ethical Issues
  • Negotiating in the Caucus Stage
  • Breaking Impasse
  • Developing Your Practice
  • Break Out Sessions 
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Learn From Experienced Practitioners

Program faculty will answer your questions on an array of topics, such as:

■ Proper drafting of a mediation agreement and retention letter

■ Proper use of risk analysis

■ Emotional and psychological issues in mediation

■ How and when to use an apology

■ Ethical dilemmas

■ Developing and marketing a dispute resolution practice

■ Advanced techniques for adding value