CLE Events

Jennifer Herscovici to Present: Early Mediation – A Mediator's Perspective

Webinar Date: October 29, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. ET

The high cost of litigation, as well as the reality that most civil litigation, resolved prior to trial, has made mediation of civil matters more prevalent. Combined with the increase in court-mandated mediation and court-annexed alternative dispute resolution programs, mediation has become a fact of life for litigators and parties alike. Knowing the keys to a successful mediation, therefore, is essential for any litigator.

Introduction to Admiralty Law and the Use of ADR in Resolving Maritime Disputes

Webinar Date: October 22, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Judge Ingram will provide an overview of admiralty law that will benefit both the novice and seasoned practitioners. Identification of certain types of disputes where Alternative Dispute Resolution can be beneficial will also be discussed, as well as how the use of ADR can be effective in the resolution of disputes involving maritime law.

Richard P. Byrne, Esq. Invited To Join a Panel Discussion on Mediating in the Virtual World

Webinar Date: September 29, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. ET

For decades, mediation had been partially virtual with phone and video participation by some parties and claims personnel. Is that process now up to the challenges of almost no in person participation? Can the technology adapt fast enough and satisfy the consumers of dispute resolution services? Is ADR, for better or worse, now the only game in town?