Mar

    Evaluations, Opinions, Observations and Comments: When and How Mediators Use Analytical Techniques

    12 PM GMT

    Program Description:

    This webinar will teach participants when and why mediators use evaluative techniques and how parties and counsel can best make use of the techniques. The speakers will discuss whether it is ethical for mediators to “evaluate,” whether parties want evaluation and how traditional reality-testing differs from evaluation. The presenters will share perspectives on whether evaluation interferes with party autonomy or provides the ultimate party choice.

     

    About the Series:

    This 6-part mediation series is a unique opportunity to learn from some of the leading mediators and neutrals in the country. Each month from January through July 2016 we will host a webinar that will focus on different phases of the mediation process, as well as useful analytical techniques and strategies for mediators. Programming will also provide in-depth discussion on common barriers and ethical issues mediators face in reaching durable agreements.

     

    Special Deal:

    Get one webinar free when you purchase the remainder of the series today! Please log in and select the "4-Part Series" price in the drop-down menu to receive this deal. Webinars that have already aired will be available for purchase after the series concludes in July.

     

    Series Schedule:

    Each webinar will run from 12:00 ET - 1:15 ET.

     

    January 20, 2016

    Part 1: Before the Session Starts: How to Prepare for Mediation

    February 9, 2016

    Part 2: What is the Relevance of the Joint Opening Session in Today's Commercial Mediation Process?  

    March 8, 2016

    Part 3: Evaluations, Opinions, Observations and Comments: When and How Mediators Use Analytical Techniques

    May 9, 2016

    Part 4: Negotiation in Mediations: What Happens When Your Partner Stops Dancing

    June 14, 2016

    Part 5: Closing the Deal: Getting to Yes (and Evading No!)

    July 12, 2016

    Part 6: Ethics and Professionalism in Mediation: Ethical Issues Faced by Mediators and Advocates

     

    Registration Deadline:

    March 7, 2016  
     

    Scholarships:

    Scholarships to defray tuition expense for ABA Center for Professional Development programs are available upon application on a program-by-program, case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to public interest lawyers, government lawyers, full-time law professors, solo or small firm practitioners of limited means, and unemployed attorneys. Click here to complete a scholarship request for a specific program. Scholarship applications must be received at least two weeks before the program start date. You will be notified prior to the program if your application is approved. A minimum fee may be charged on all approved scholarship applications to defray expenses.


     

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    Evaluations, Opinions, Observations and Comments: When and How Mediators Use Analytical Techniques

    Event Details

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Mar 08, 2016

    2016-03-08T12:00:00 2016-03-08T13:15:00 Evaluations, Opinions, Observations and Comments: When and How Mediators Use Analytical Techniques

    Program Description:

    This webinar will teach participants when and why mediators use evaluative techniques and how parties and counsel can best make use of the techniques. The speakers will discuss whether it is ethical for mediators to “evaluate,” whether parties want evaluation and how traditional reality-testing differs from evaluation. The presenters will share perspectives on whether evaluation interferes with party autonomy or provides the ultimate party choice.

     

    About the Series:

    This 6-part mediation series is a unique opportunity to learn from some of the leading mediators and neutrals in the country. Each month from January through July 2016 we will host a webinar that will focus on different phases of the mediation process, as well as useful analytical techniques and strategies for mediators. Programming will also provide in-depth discussion on common barriers and ethical issues mediators face in reaching durable agreements.

     

    Special Deal:

    Get one webinar free when you purchase the remainder of the series today! Please log in and select the "4-Part Series" price in the drop-down menu to receive this deal. Webinars that have already aired will be available for purchase after the series concludes in July.

     

    Series Schedule:

    Each webinar will run from 12:00 ET - 1:15 ET.

     

    January 20, 2016

    Part 1: Before the Session Starts: How to Prepare for Mediation

    February 9, 2016

    Part 2: What is the Relevance of the Joint Opening Session in Today's Commercial Mediation Process?  

    March 8, 2016

    Part 3: Evaluations, Opinions, Observations and Comments: When and How Mediators Use Analytical Techniques

    May 9, 2016

    Part 4: Negotiation in Mediations: What Happens When Your Partner Stops Dancing

    June 14, 2016

    Part 5: Closing the Deal: Getting to Yes (and Evading No!)

    July 12, 2016

    Part 6: Ethics and Professionalism in Mediation: Ethical Issues Faced by Mediators and Advocates

     

    Registration Deadline:

    March 7, 2016  
     

    Scholarships:

    Scholarships to defray tuition expense for ABA Center for Professional Development programs are available upon application on a program-by-program, case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to public interest lawyers, government lawyers, full-time law professors, solo or small firm practitioners of limited means, and unemployed attorneys. Click here to complete a scholarship request for a specific program. Scholarship applications must be received at least two weeks before the program start date. You will be notified prior to the program if your application is approved. A minimum fee may be charged on all approved scholarship applications to defray expenses.


     

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