CLE Events

Resolving Coverage Disputes in Mediation

Webinar Date: June 30, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET

The program will focus on the unique issues involved in insurance coverage disputes - with particular attention paid to the practical benefits of resolving these disputes via Mediation. Our panel will discuss the means and methods of resolving these disputes in the context of various claims, fact patterns, parties, policies, and types of damages.

Effectively Managing the Negotiation Process

Webinar Date: May 19, 2020

Attendees will learn best practices and pitfalls that occur during mediations and how to maximize the possibility of achieving a resolution through the mediation. Issues unique to the virtual ADR process in terms of negotiations and security unique to videoconferencing technology will also be addressed. Webcast: Our New Reality – Virtual ADR Is Here and Ready to Assist Attorneys in Resolving Disputes

Event Date: Previously recorded: Thursday, April 30, 2020

Now that we are all faced with the reality of social distancing, it is imperative that we use technology to continue working while adhering to the government regulations. Video conferencing and tele-conferencing is fully operational enabling mediators to continue providing seamless alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi (Ret.) Present: How To Conduct Virtual Arbitrations and Mediations

Event Date: Previously recorded: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Topics will include ethical issues and guidelines for both the participant and the mediator; ensuring security so as to preserve privacy and confidentiality; conducting the arbitration and mediation through the use of technology; conquering fears associated with its technical aspects, and the benefits of the technology for the ADR process in the face of COVID-19 and beyond.

The Ethics and Art of Settlement at Mediation

Webinar Date: April 19, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

Mr. Worden will focus on the best way, for attorneys to benefit from mediation with an emphasis on tort cases, including presentation, psychology, strategy and the levers that help to get the best results. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants for many years at mediation and looks forward to sharing his experiences and the lessons learned.