A Training Workshop on Mediating Civil Cases
Program Dates: June 7, 8, and 9, 2006
Location: MU Law School, Columbia, Missouri
MCLE Hours: 20.5 Missouri Continuing Legal Education hours, includes 1.2 hour of Ethics. This 3-day general civil mediation training meets and exceeds regulatory requirements for training as a mediator within the State of Missouri and complies with guidelines for inclusion on the civil mediator lists maintained by The Missouri Bar, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri. CLE hours for other jurisdictions are available upon request.
This 3-day general civil mediation training offers a foundation in conflict, negotiation and mediation theory and includes interactive role play and tips on helping parties prepare for mediation. This program meets the requirements for Court-maintained lists of approved Mediators in Missouri State and Federal Courts.
The training will be conducted by Faculty of MU Law Schoolís nationally-recognized Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution.
Overview of alternative methods of resolving disputes
Stages or tasks in mediation
Stage 1: Beginning a mediation
Stage 2: Understanding the problems (and interviewing skills)
Stage 3: Generating Options
Stage 4: Reaching agreement
Communication and active listening skills
Negotiation, Adjudication and the settlement mix
Ethical standards and issues
The mediatorís role
Legal issues in mediation
Uniform Mediation Act
Registration each day is at 8:30, instruction begins at 9:00 and adjourns at 4:30.
There will be a 15 minute break during the morning and the afternoon and an hour lunch break (included in the tuition).
is the Training Program Coordinator for the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution. Paul joined the Center in 2004 after serving six years as Associate Director of The Mediation Center and Executive Director for the Central Mediation Center in Nebraska. He is a 1994 graduate of the University of Nebraska Lincoln College of Law and has litigated environmental cases for the United States Department of Justice. His experience as a trainer includes Basic Mediation Training, Restorative Justice, Peer Mediation, Conflict Resolution, Cooperative Problem Solving, Ethics, and Power Disparities. Paul is also the Director of the Campus Mediation Service at the University of Missouri.
joined the Law School faculty in 2000, after serving as the Director of the Mediation Program and Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law (1998-2000), where he supervised a Child Protection Mediation clinic. Prior to that he was on the faculty in the Dispute Resolution Department at Nova Southeastern University (1995-1998). Professor Lande also served as a fellow in residence at the Programs on Negotiation at Harvard Law School (1994-1995). His publications discuss collaborative lawyering practices, how lawyering and mediation practices will transform each other, business lawyers' and executives' opinions about litigation and ADR, and designing court-connected mediation programs.
Parking: A three day parking pass will be provided.
If something comes up and you canít attend, you must call our office at least 24 hours prior to the training to receive a refund, less a processing fee. You may send another person to take your place at the seminar. There will be no refunds for "no shows."
If you have special needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please notify us at (573) 882-2052 at least one week prior to the program.
Mail to MU Law School CLE Programs, 206 Hulston Hall, Columbia MO 65211, or fax your registration to (573) 882-3343.
Questions? Please call our office at (573) 882-2052.
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