LAWLINE CLE: MAXIMIZING YOUR POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS AT MEDIATION
Join NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) neutral, Honorable John P. DiBlasi (Ret.), in a pre-recorded Lawline seminar, entitled Maximizing Your Potential For Success At Mediation.
Given the cost in terms of time, expense, and uncertainty of litigating in the court systems in both the United States and overseas, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has experienced phenomenal growth as an effective way to resolve litigation. This course will focus on how to fully maximize the benefits of the ADR process and the fundamental concepts of successfully representing the client. The presentation will focus specifically on the mediation modality of dispute resolution.
The lecture will include an extensive overview of the following:
- Preparing for a Mediation
- Understanding the Creation of Parameters
- Writing a Mediation Brief
- Preparing a Client for the Mediation
- Making the Best Use of the Joint Session
- Communication of the Settlement Position
- Break-Out Sessions – Working Effectively with the Mediator
- Breaking an Impasse
- Preparing the Settlement Agreement
- Continuing Negotiations Post-Mediation
Honorable John P. DiBlasi (Ret.), is the former presiding Justice of the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. For four consecutive years, he was voted the #1 Mediator in the United States in the National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey and was voted the #1 Mediator by the 2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey. For the third year in a row, he was named a National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. He was also voted, in 2017, one of the Top 10 Mediators in the New York Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey for the eighth straight year. Judge DiBlasi has arbitrated and mediated over 3,000 cases and his ADR practice centers on resolving Commercial, International, Finance, Employment, Entertainment, Land Use, and Professional Malpractice matters.
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Date Recorded: July 23, 2014