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The Strategic Mediator featuring Nina Meierding

Length: 6 hours 30 minutes

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The Strategic Mediator
Friday, February 15, 2013
9:00–4:30; 6.5 General MCLE Credits    
All mediations are unique. That’s why mediators must evaluate the conflict, adjust to the parties and attorneys, and remain thoughtful and flexible throughout the process. Mediators shouldn’t do things out of habit or because other mediators do them a certain way. Whatever you do as a mediator should have a purpose. In this training, you’ll learn how to approach your mediations strategically and initiate moves for good reasons.

Using real-world examples, stories from her 4,000 + mediations, social science research and personal insights, Nina Meierding will teach you how to refine your mediation techniques and refresh your practice with new approaches and strategies that really work!
9:00–9:45    Choosing Between Facilitative and Evaluative Mediation: A Matter of Strategy, Not Style

9:45–10:45    Convening the Mediation Process: The Beginning Really Does Impact the End
10:45–11:00    break

11:00–12:00    The Art and Science of Separate and Joint Sessions: Choosing With a Reason
12:00–1:00    lunch
1:00–1:45    Working Effectively with Attorneys: Partnering for Settlement

1:45–2:45    Achieving a Durable Agreement: Tips for Breaking Deadlocks
        ∙    Mediator’s proposals
        ∙    Bracketing
        ∙    Delivery of offers
        ∙    Timing
        ∙    Dealing with reactive devaluation
        ∙    Concessions

2:45–3:00    break
3:00-4:00    Achieving a Durable Agreement (continued)

4:00–4:30    Moving Towards Conscious and Unconscious Competence: Transferring Information to Your Working Memory
4:30 p.m.    adjourn

ABOUT THE SPEAKER============================
Nina Meierding is an expert in negotiation and has taught thousands of lawyers worldwide how to be better negotiators. She was the Director and Senior Mediator of the Mediation Center in Ventura, California from 1985–2007 and has mediated more than 4,000 disputes. Nina is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University School of Law and Southern Methodist University and has taught communication and culture seminars in England, Ireland, Sweden, Scotland, India, and throughout the U.S.

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Original Recording Date: Friday, February 15, 2013

CLE Credits (60): 6.5 General MCLE Credits

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Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School

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