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Mediation and Arbitration Advocacy for the Family Lawyer - Part 2 of 3

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Mediation and Arbitration Advocacy for the Family Lawyer: Part Two of a Three Part Series  

Presented by: Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and Family Law Section

About the Program:
Over 95 percent of cases settle before trial. Mediation has changed the family law landscape. In a world where clients demand alternatives to litigation, family lawyers need to hone their negotiation skills and understand how to use them in mediation. Learn how to expand your practice to represent clients in mediations, and how to help your clients consider all their options, including when and how to use mediation to improve their case outcome. Your faculty will include seasoned practitioners, including the co-director of the Quinnipiac University School of Law Center for Dispute Resolution. 

Program Faculty:
The Honorable Elaine Gordon (Ret.),
Gordon ADR LLC, Westbrook
Robert D. Zaslow, Zaslow and Sandler LLC, West Hartford

Frances Z. Calafiore, Law Offices of Frances Z. Calafiore, Hartford, New Haven & Westport
Kate W. Haakonsen, Brown Paindiris and Scott LLP, Glastonbury
Professor Carolyn Wilkes Kaas, Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden

Program Schedule:

  • What it Means to be an Advocate in a Mediation
  • Mining for the Client’s Underlying Interests
  • The Attorney’s Role in a Mediation
  • Effective Negotiation Techniques in Mediation
  • Do’s and Don’ts for Effective Mediation Advocacy
  • Special Ethical and Practical Considerations

Who Should Purchase:
Family lawyers, whether new or seasoned practitioners.

This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

CLE Credit: Skills 3.0 hrs.