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Selected Mediation Workshops and Presentations

CLE Workshop

 

Advanced Mediation Practice Challenges for Court Mediator Panelists, three separate day-long workshops in the Eastern District of Michigan, under the auspices of the CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (2000, 2006, and 2023). (Two of these were referenced above because they included a decision tree analysis segment.  However, they covered additional advanced mediation topics.)

 

Mediation Workshop at Schiff Hardin, LLP. Two-day workshop under the auspices of CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, March 2013.

 

Advanced Mediation Workshop for court mediator panelists, Middle District of Pennsylvania. One-day workshop, 2014.

 

Making Mediators: A Strategy and Skills Workshop for Neutrals and Intensive Mediation Workshop, for Kentucky Bar Association. Co-taught and designed with Professor Dwight Golann, one-day workshop (2016), four-day workshop (2019).

 

A Strategy and Skills Workshop for Neutrals and Advocates, for the Memphis Bar Association. One-day workshop co-taught and co-designed with Professor Dwight Golann in 2016.

 

Mediator Training for panel mediators of the U.S. District Court, Western District of New York. Two-day workshop under the auspices of the CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, co-designed and taught with mediator Amy Glass, in April and May-June 2012.

 

Making Mediators – A Practice Workshop. Two-day workshop under the auspices of the Center for Practice, University of Cincinnati College of Law, annually 2007 - 2010.

 

Advanced Mediation Practice Challenges for Court Mediator Panelists, two day-long workshops in the Eastern District of Michigan, under the auspices of the CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. (2000 and 2006).

 

Commercial Mediation Workshops at JAMS-ADR. Under the auspices of Endispute, Inc., and, later, JAMS-ADR, two 4-day mediation workshops, co-designed and co-taught with Professor Dwight Golann in 1996 and 1997. 

 

Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Advanced Mediation Workshop, with Professor Robert Mnookin (HLS) and Gary Friedman, Esq. (June 1997).

Presentations – short programs

Presentations and Conference Sessions

Fly on the Wall: Videos of Diverse Mediator Styles, with Professor Dwight Golann, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Conference (April 2017).

Without a Joint Session: What’s your Plan B? with Professor Dwight Golann and Jay Folberg, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Conference (April 2015).

 Mediators’ Set-Up for Lawyers’ Work, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, Miami, FL, with Professor D. Golann (April 2014). 

How to Share a Mediator’s Powers: The Advocate’s Perspective, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, Chicago, Il., with Professor D. Golann (April 2013).

Mediator Evaluation: Giving Bad News, Kentucky Bar Assoc. Annual Conference, Louisville, KY (June 2012).      

 

How to Counter “Spin” without Counter-Spinning: Ways to Deal with Aggressive Advocates and Ill-Counseled Clients, with Professor D. Golann, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution, Washington, DC (April 2012).

 

Difficult Delivery: Bearing Bad News, Procter & Gamble Legal Dept. (Nov 2010; Sept. 2011).

 

When the Music Stops: How to Overcome ‘Insulting’ First Offers, Bad Faith Refusals to Negotiate and Other Impasses in Bargaining, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, NYC, with Professor D. Golann and David Geronemus (2010).

 

Mediator Manipulation: The Art and The Ethics, plenary Frank E. Sander lecture, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, Atlanta, with Professor D. Golann (April 2006).

 Advanced Mediation in Employment Disputes, presentation at the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution, Annual National Conference, with mediator Margaret Shaw (March 2003). 

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