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This Week in Mediation #812

January 15, 2019 - OUR 25TH YEAR!
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In This Issue:
Somewhere Between Reasonable and Crazy • Negotiating with My Client • Mediation News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
Somewhere Between Reasonable and Crazy
by John Lande
The very touching Netflix movie, Marriage Story, provides an unusually realistic depiction of divorce dynamics.

Negotiating with My Client
by Varsha Manoj
As a freshly minted lawyer, I came to a realization within a few months of joining the workforce - my very expensive university education prepared me for only half the battle.

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5 (Perhaps Unexpected) Ways to Reduce Legal Fees When Getting a Divorce
by Carrie Gour
For anyone going through a litigated or high conflict divorce which can be very expensive, Kathleen Wells, lead partner at Wells Family Law shares her top 5 tips for keeping costs down.

American Bar Association - Section of Dispute Resolution - Annual Spring Conference
The 2020 ABA DR Spring Conference will be held April 22-25, 2020 at the Sheraton New Orleans.  Whether you are new to dispute resolution or have been practicing for decades, the 2020 ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference has something for you. The Conference begins on April 22 with the Symposium on ADR in the Courts and run through April 25 featuring over 70 concurrent CLE programs, multiple dedicated networking opportunities, and culminates with the Legal Educators' Colloquium April 25.  Register HERE

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JOBS (for Premium Members) Post New Job Listings
  • Family Case Manager - DC
  • Labor Relations Specialist - TX
  • Senior Program Manager - IL
  • Mediation Coordinator - OR
  • Mediator - MA
  • Mediation Associate - CT
  • HR and EEO VP - CA
  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution Officer - NY
  • Fellows Program - NY
  • Human Resources Specialist - WA
  • Mediator - Locations vary
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TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CALENDAR
  • January 16-18 - Toronto ON Canada - Learn to Meet & Interview Children for ADR: 12 Step VCR (Reports)
  • January 17 - Phoenix AZ - Second Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference
  • January 20-23 - San Antonio TX - Basic Mediation 40 Hour 4-Day Course
  • January 21-23 - Los Angeles CA - 30 Hour Restorative Justice Training
  • January 23-27 - Rockville MD - 40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training
  • January 28-31 - Dallas TX - Basic Mediation 40 Hour 4-Day Course
  • January 29-February 1 - Houston TX - Basic Mediation Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
  • February 3-7 - Macon GA - Civil Mediation Training & Practicum
  • February 5-8 - Port Coquitlam BC Canada - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop
  • February 6-22 - Irvine CA - Mediating the Litigated Case - Irvine - February 6-8 and 20-22, 2020
  • February 11 - Phoenix AZ - 3rd Annual Bruce E. Meyerson Lecture - The Psychology of Persuasion and Pre-Suasion
  • February 17-21 - Austin Area TX - 40 Basic Mediation Training
  • February 20-21 - Berkeley CA - Negotiating Effective Environmental Agreements
  • February 24-28 - Macon GA - Domestic & Family Mediation Training
  • February 24-27 - Ottawa ON Canada - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop
  • February 24-29 - Los Angeles CA - 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training
  • February 25-March 4 - New York NY - Basic Mediation Training: Conflict Resolution Theory & Techniques
  • March 4-6 - Houston TX - Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody Training
  • March 5-9 - Rockville MD - 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training
  • March 6 - Houston TX - Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation
  • March 11-20 - Corte Madera CA - 40 hour Mediation Training
  • March 12-13 - Macon GA - Domestic & Family Mediation Training
  • March 16-18 - Austin Area TX - 30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training
  • March 18 - New York NY - Neuroscience in Mediation and Negotiation
  • March 20 - Richmond VA - Dispute Resolution Summit

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