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EYL150309-The Essentials of Mediation and Negotiation CLE
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Although courtroom trial practice is usually the focus of the litigation process, most cases are settled short of trial. Young litigators should develop particular skills for use in resolution, such as negotiation and mediation, and the knowledge to evaluate when these processes would be particularly effective. Attendees of this CLE will receive an overview of how to most persuasively represent clients in both negotiation and mediation in Connecticut civil practice.

3/9/2015
When: Monday, March 9, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06050
United States
Contact: Member Service Center
(860)223-4400


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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

Seminar Code: EYL150309

CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours

About the Program:

Learn how to Use Mediation and Negotiation Skills to Settle Disputes and Get Effective Results for your Client

Although courtroom trial practice is usually the focus of the litigation process, most cases are settled short of trial.  Young litigators should develop particular skills for use in resolution, such as negotiation and mediation, and the knowledge to evaluate when these processes would be particularly effective.  Attendees of this CLE will receive training in both negotiation and mediation in Connecticut civil practice.

You Will Learn:

  • How to select a mediator
  • How to prepare your case for mediation or negotiation
  • Negotiation and mediation skills and techniques, and when to use them

Who Should Attend:
First, second, or third year associates, newly admitted attorneys, law students, and anyone interested in improving their negotiation and mediation skills, will find this program highly valuable.

Program Chairs:
Jason K. Gamsby, Faxon Law Group LLC, New Haven

Amanda E. Gordon
, Robinson + Cole, Hartford
Jeffrey P. Mueller, Day Pitney LLP, Hartford

Eamonn S. Wisneski,
Dzialo Pickett & Allen PC, Middletown and Old Saybrook

Speakers:

Hon. Robert L. Holzberg
, Connecticut Superior Court Judge (Ret.), Pullman & Comley LLC, Hartford
Hon. Antonio C. Robaina,
Superior Court, Hartford Judicial District, Hartford
Joel T. Faxon,
Faxon Law Group LLC, New Haven
Jason K. Gamsby
, Faxon Law Group LLC, New Haven
Charlie Pillsbury, Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBB), Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden

Program Schedule:
6:00 What is Negotiation? What is Mediation? How to properly select a Mediator
6:15 How to Prepare Your Case for Negotiation/Mediation
6:30 How to Prepare Your Client for Negotiation/Mediation
6:45 Negotiation Procedures
7:00 Mediation Procedures
7:15 Negotiation and Mediation in Specific Types of Cases
7:30 Ethical Considerations
7:40 Questions and Answers

Event Cost:  Member $75
                      Non-member $125
                      Law/Paralegal Student $25 (as space is available)

** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information is available upon request.