Add to your lawyer skills!
Wednesday, October 17 and Thursday, October 18, 2018
9:00 am – 5:00 pm (both days)
CLEBC Boardroom, 500 - 1155 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Limited enrolment. Register early to avoid disappointment!
Who should attend: Anyone wishing to extend their practice to include 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 toolkit? 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 for 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 an 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
*DISCLAIMER: In order to receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course, learners are required to participate fully in the course. "Full participation" is in the faculty's sole discretion. Activities such as reading the paper, watching videos on the computer, not being present, engaging in phone calls, and disrupting the class with irrelevant activities will demonstrate lack of full participation.
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 16 hours (a minimum of 2 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management).
This course also counts toward the Family Law ADR Qualification Hours.
Colleen Cattell, QC — Fitzpatrick & Company, West Vancouver
Registration includes a print copy of the workshop materials.
Lunch is on your own.
Unable to attend without financial support? Learn about our Bursary Program and Easy Pay Plan.
CLEBC Program Coordinator