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Fundamentals of Mediation

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Add to your lawyer skills

Monday & Tuesday, October 17 & 18, 2016 
9:00 am – 5:00 pm BOTH days  Note late end time!
The Listel Hotel, 1300 Robson Street, Vancouver

Limited enrolment. Register early to avoid disappointment!

Who should attend: Anyone wishing to extend their practice to include alternative dispute resolution; the course will also be of interest to lawyers who attend mediation as counsel.

Learning level: Fundamental

Are you planning to become a mediator, or to add valuable skills to your existing litigation tool kit? Dispute resolution skills will enhance your value to your clients. This two-day course provides you with the entry-level training for general civil mediation. You will become familiar with the basics of mediation in a coached, practical setting. The course is a permitted prerequisite for the CLEBC course Advanced Mediation Skills for Non-Family Mediators, and has been approved as mediation training requirements of Mediate BC.

After taking this course you will...

  • have a negotiation model to apply to your mediation work as either counsel or as a mediator
  • be able to use a step-by-step process framework for proceeding through the stages of mediation
  • feel confident using macro and micro skills to act as effective counsel/mediator
  • have the tools to manage the mediation process, including how and when to caucus, working through impasse, and helping the parties to reach resolution

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 16 hours (a minimum of 2 hours will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management).

This course also counts towards the Family Law ADR Qualification Hours.

Course Instructor
Colleen Cattell, QC, CMed — Fitzpatrick & Company, West Vancouver

EARLY BIRD (Register by September 19, 2016 and SAVE)
Live Course: $1,100

After September 19, 2016
Live Course: $1,210

Registration includes a hard copy of the workshop materials. These materials will NOT be distributed electronically.

Find out more on dispute resolution accreditation through the Law Society of B.C. 

Unable to attend without financial support? Learn more about CLEBC's Bursary Program and our Easy Pay Plan.

CLEBC Program Coordinator
Jessica Post

This course has no current sessions.

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