ABA Mediation Week 2018

ABA Mediation Week will be held during the week of October 14 - 20, 2018. The theme for this year’s ABA Mediation Week is “Mediation, Civil Discourse, and ABA 2011 Resolution 108”

 

2018 Mediation Week Events List


Organizations and Institutions from around the world will hold events in recognition of ABA Mediation Week.

 

View a list of events in your area.

 

Need help creating an event, see the Mediation Event in a Box Toolkit to help get started with your organizations mediation event.


ABA 2011 Resolution 108 was a call for Action to make meaningful steps to enhance the constructive role of lawyers in promoting a more civil public discourse. In Andrea Leskes  2013 article – A Plea for Civil Discourse:, among other things, she proposed that discourse that is civil means that those involved

  • Undertake a serious exchange of views
  • Focus on the issues rather than the individuals
  • Thoughtfully listen to what others say
  • Seek the sources of disagreement and points of common interest
  • Embody open-mindedness and willingness to change minds.
  • Defend their interpretation using verified information
  • Assume they will need to compromise and be willing to do so
  • Treat the ideas of others with respect.

A 2011 conversation among national leaders defined civil discourse as ‘robust, honest, frank and constructive dialogue and deliberation that seeks to advance the public interest’.  Given that these are all components of effective mediation, does that mean mediation is a form of civil discourse?

 

Please read ABA Resolution 108 and Andrea’ article and consider whether or not your organization can promote mediation in your community with an event during ABA Mediation Week – October 14 – 20.

 

The ABA Mediation Week initiative is a celebration of the strides we have made in institutionalizing mediation as one of several appropriate dispute resolution processes. 

 

If you would like your event or activity listed as part of the ABA Mediation Week on the ABA website this year, please complete this registration form which sets forth information about your organization and your contemplated activity.

 

For more information contact Ashley Jackson at ashley.jackson@americanbar.org or 202-662-1680.

We have put together a Toolkit of resources to help organizations and individuals help promote mediation and Mediation Week.

 MEDIATION WEEK TOOLKIT


Events Continued

JAMS Atlanta
JAMS Atlanta Resolution Center 1201 W. Peachtree St., NW, Suite 2650 Atlanta GA 30309
10/14/2014
8:30am-9:45am


JAMS Atlanta
JAMS Atlanta Resolution Center 1201 W. Peachtree St., NW, Suite 2650 Atlanta GA 30309
10/14/2014
10:30am-11:45am


JAMS Chicago
Much Shelist 191 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 1800 Chicago IL 60606
10/16/2014
5:30pm-7:30pm

JAMS Miami
JAMS Miami Resolution Center 600 Brickell Ave., Suite 2600 Miami FL 33131
10/14 - 10/15
8am-11:15am


JAMS New York
JAMS New York Resolution Center
620 Eighth Ave., 34th Floor New York NY 10018
10/15/2014
6pm-7:30pm


JAMS Orange CA
JAMS Orange Resolution Center
500 N. State College Blvd. 14th Floor Orange CA
10/15/2014
5:30pm-7:30pm


JAMS Sacramento
JAMS Sacramento Resolution Center 
2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 400 Sacramento CA 95833 USA
10/17/2014
8am-10am


JAMS San Jose
SCCBA Seminar & Conference Center 
31 North Second Street, 4th Floor San Jose CA 95113
10/16/2014
6pm-8pm


JAMS San Jose
Santa Clara County Superior Court – Judges Conference Room 
111. N. Market Street #950, San Jose CA 95113
10/15/2014
11:30am - 1pm


JAMS Santa Rosa
Sonoma County Bar Association
37 Old Courthouse Sq., Ste. 100 Santa Rosa CA 95404
10/14/2014
11:45am-1pm


JAMS Seattle
JAMS Seattle Resolution Center
600 University Street, Suite 1910 Seattle WA
10/14/2014
4pm-6:30pm


JAMS Atlanta
JAMS Atlanta Resolution Center 1201 W. Peachtree St., NW, Suite 2650 Atlanta GA 30309
10/14/2014
8:30am-9:45am


JAMS Chicago
Much Shelist 191 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 1800 Chicago IL 60606
10/16/2014
5:30pm-7:30pm

JAMS Miami
JAMS Miami Resolution Center 600 Brickell Ave., Suite 2600 Miami FL 33131
10/14 - 10/15
8am-11:15am


JAMS New York
JAMS New York Resolution Center
620 Eighth Ave., 34th Floor New York NY 10018
10/15/2014
6pm-7:30pm


JAMS Orange CA
JAMS Orange Resolution Center
500 N. State College Blvd. 14th Floor Orange CA
10/15/2014
5:30pm-7:30pm


JAMS Sacramento
JAMS Sacramento Resolution Center
2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 400 Sacramento CA 95833 USA
10/17/2014
8am-10am


JAMS San Jose
SCCBA Seminar & Conference Center
31 North Second Street, 4th Floor San Jose CA 95113
10/16/2014
6pm-8pm


JAMS San Jose
Santa Clara County Superior Court – Judges Conference Room
111. N. Market Street #950, San Jose CA 95113
10/15/2014
11:30am - 1pm


JAMS Santa Rosa
Sonoma County Bar Association
37 Old Courthouse Sq., Ste. 100 Santa Rosa CA 95404
10/14/2014
11:45am-1pm


JAMS Seattle
JAMS Seattle Resolution Center
600 University Street, Suite 1910 Seattle WA
10/14/2014
4pm-6:30pm

JAMS Atlanta
JAMS Atlanta Resolution Center 1201 W. Peachtree St., NW, Suite 2650 Atlanta GA 30309
10/14/2014
8:30am-9:45am


JAMS Chicago
Much Shelist 191 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 1800 Chicago IL 60606
10/16/2014
5:30pm-7:30pm

JAMS Miami
JAMS Miami Resolution Center 600 Brickell Ave., Suite 2600 Miami FL 33131
10/14 - 10/15
8am-11:15am


JAMS New York
JAMS New York Resolution Center
620 Eighth Ave., 34th Floor New York NY 10018
10/15/2014
6pm-7:30pm


JAMS Orange CA
JAMS Orange Resolution Center
500 N. State College Blvd. 14th Floor Orange CA
10/15/2014
5:30pm-7:30pm


JAMS Sacramento
JAMS Sacramento Resolution Center
2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 400 Sacramento CA 95833 USA
10/17/2014
8am-10am


JAMS San Jose
SCCBA Seminar & Conference Center
31 North Second Street, 4th Floor San Jose CA 95113
10/16/2014
6pm-8pm


JAMS San Jose
Santa Clara County Superior Court – Judges Conference Room
111. N. Market Street #950, San Jose CA 95113
10/15/2014
11:30am - 1pm


JAMS Santa Rosa
Sonoma County Bar Association
37 Old Courthouse Sq., Ste. 100 Santa Rosa CA 95404
10/14/2014
11:45am-1pm


JAMS Seattle
JAMS Seattle Resolution Center
600 University Street, Suite 1910 Seattle WA
10/14/2014
4pm-6:30pm