Tag: Mediation Class

How to Use Your Trial Skills to Prepare for Mediation – Part 2

How to Use Your Trial Skills to Prepare for Mediation – Part 2

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

I recently completed a live streaming program for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). The presentation was viewed live by over 150 people. We had approximately 300 people who registered for the program, in total, who can stream the program on demand. The program is now available for streaming on demand. If you are […]

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How to Use Your Trial Skills to Prepare for Mediation

How to Use Your Trial Skills to Prepare for Mediation

| November 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, November, 19, 2013, I will be presenting a complimentary webcast for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy on how to use your trial skills to prepare for mediation. Attorneys learn a tremendous amount about how to prepare their cases for deposition and trial, from NITA programs. These programs help them effectively represent their […]

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Mediation: Grit as an essential component to success at mediation

Mediation: Grit as an essential component to success at mediation

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is a short video from Ted.com which talks about a necessary ingredient for success. As any successful person knows, there are many failures on the way to success. Unfortunately, many quit before they can achieve their goal(s). This is also true in mediation. I have seen many instances in which parties have quit before really […]

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What community mediation can teach attorneys about the mediation process, Part 3 of 3

What community mediation can teach attorneys about the mediation process, Part 3 of 3

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

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What community mediation can teach attorneys about the mediation process, part 1 of 3

What community mediation can teach attorneys about the mediation process, part 1 of 3

| October 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

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Mediation: Do you really know what you are feeling during mediation?

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Harvard Business Review featured an article by Peter Bregman called “Do you really know how you are feeling?” The article does an effective job highlighting the fact that, often times, we don’t recognize the feelings which are behind our thoughts and actions. This issue is also very important to consider during mediation. In fact, […]

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Community Mediation Training

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

I am honored to be teaching a segment on how to deal with anger for this great Community Mediation Training Program. Conflict Resolution Programs Community Mediation Training
  April 12 – 29, 2012 This 28-hour training follows the California Dispute Resolution Program Act approved curriculum. 
Mail registration and payment to: Center for Human Development 391 Taylor Blvd., Ste. 120 Pleasant […]

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Student Feed Back

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

I recently received some feedback from students at a deposition training program I taught with some talented faculty members. While this is a shameless plug, it really makes me feel good about making a difference in the lives of others. When I teach, I do it with the intention to provide specific practical advice the […]

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Five signs that you haven’t properly prepared for mediation

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

1. Your client thinks the mediator is going to decide the case, during the mediation. 2. Your client is not prepared to make tough decisions, during the mediation. 3. Your client gets angry at you, during the mediation. 4. Your presentation, during the joint session, sounds like it is being given by a fifth grader. […]

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Trust, Morality & Mediation

Trust, Morality & Mediation

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

I recently came across theTED.com video below which talks about the role Oxytocin plays in trust & morality.  The concepts in this video are very relevant to mediation and negotiation. Ultimately, as mediators, it is our job to work with the parties to build trust in an ethical & moral way which allows & facilitates […]

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