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Sold Out – Dispute Resolution Commercial Mediation Training 2020

Sold Out – Dispute Resolution Commercial Mediation Training 2020



This three-day Commercial Mediation Training is approved under Part 146 of the Rules of the Chief Administrative Judge. 

Co-Sponsored by the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association, Fordham University School of Law, and the Fordham University ADR & Conflict Resolution Program. 

CLE Credits:

Earn up to 24 credit hours: 6.0 MCLE Credits in Areas of Professional Practice, 12.5 in Skills, 4.0 in Ethics, and 1.5 in Law Practice Management. 

This program is transitional and therefore suitable for newly admitted attorneys.

This three-day course will present a thorough examination of mediation principles and techniques. The program faculty will analyze the structure of a typical mediation, highlight ethical issues that may rise in mediation, and explore solutions for generating movement and overcoming impasse. The program faculty will explore the differences between facilitative and evaluative or directive approaches in mediation, both from a practical and from an ethical perspective, and will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of these styles. The instructors will focus on experiential learning through role plays and dialogue to help prepare you for the real world of commercial mediation.

Topics include:

• Cultivating ideal Mediator orientation, attitude & awareness

• Effective Preparation

• Effective Communication

• Deep Listening Skills

• Effective Openings

• Maximizing Opportunities in Joint Session

• Wise Caucusing

• Power Risk Analysis – art, timing & tact in engaging in evaluative processes

• Impasse Breaking

• Coming to Closure

• Theoretical tools to Grasp the underlying Negotiation

• Mediation Ethics

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks and online program materials for all three days of the conference. Complete course materials are distributed via email to registered attendees in downloadable, digital PDF searchable format prior to the program date, providing flexibility in using these materials in your day-to-day practice. 

Click here to view program brochure and full agenda

Start Date:
  • June 3, 2020
End Date:
  • June 5, 2020
Start Time:
  • 8:00 AM
End Time:
  • 5:00 PM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 6.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 4.00
Law Practice Management Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Skills Credit(s):
  • 12.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 24.0
  • Virtual Participation
  • Live
Product Code:
  • DRSSP20
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Dispute Resolution Section

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