Signature CLE: Inside The Mind Of A Mediator: Avoiding Impasse And Maximizing Outcomes In Mediation

CLE Events | Webinar Date: September 17, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT

Richard P. Byrne, Esq. and Hon. John P. DiBlasi to present seminar on the latest tips, techniques and ethical guidelines for inside counsel to consider during the mediation process

As part of its annual partnership with the Association of Corporate Counsel – New York City Chapter (ACC-NYC), NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is pleased to present a signature continuing legal education (CLE) program, Destination CLE: Inside the Mind of a Mediator – Avoiding Impasse and Maximizing Outcomes in Mediation, to chapter members on Tuesday, September 17th from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET.  This one-of-a-kind CLE experience will be held at Apella, one of New York City's premier waterfront venues.

Presented by award-winning and highly regarded NAM mediators, Richard P. Byrne, Esq. and Hon. John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C (Ret.), the program will cover key issues in dispute resolution, with a focus on how to maximize outcomes, as well as avoid impasse in mediation. Further, the presentation will feature an intimate and collaborative discussion on the latest tips, techniques and ethical guidelines counsel should consider throughout the mediation process.

Attendees will learn:

  • Tips on maximizing outcomes in mediation
  • Strategies to avoid impasse in negotiations
  • Best practices on working in concert with your mediator
  • Practical guidance on crafting mediation briefs and presenting opening statements
  • Common ethical issues, concerns and last-minute surprises that may arise in mediation and how to mitigate them

Joining Mr. Byrne and Judge DiBlasi on the panel as the moderator will be Marjorie Han, Esq., Vice President and Senior Counsel, Litigation, for Henry Schein, Inc. Guests will earn valuable CLE credits in the area of Ethics and Professionalism, while enjoying the best of what Manhattan has to offer in a sophisticated atmosphere with stunning waterside views.

The presentation will be followed by an elegant networking reception featuring farm-to-table cuisine and refreshments inspired by award-winning chef Tom Colicchio of Riverpark Restaurant located in the same venue as the event.

In-house counsel and ACC members click here to register.

NAM is a Diamond Sponsor of the ACC-NYC Chapter. Serving the five boroughs and Long Island, the ACC-NYC connects with over 1,700 in-house counsel. One of the ACC's largest Chapters, ACC-NYC provides its members with the highest quality and most relevant programming spanning multiple industries and companies of various sizes.

This year marks two years since NAM began its partnership with ACC-NYC, further expanding its relationships with chapter members, as well as with the in-house legal community at large. With exciting networking events and activities planned throughout the year, including a full array of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs, this has been a particularly robust year for NAM and ACC-NYC.

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NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) provides its clients with access to the most esteemed panel of arbitrators and mediators in every major city in the nation. Our roster includes top-tier former judges and legal practitioners with expertise in a myriad of fields.

Richard P. Byrne, Esq. and The Honorable John P. DiBlasi are available to mediate cases throughout the United States.