Add to your lawyer skills!
Wednesday and Thursday, December 13 and 14, 2023
9:00 am – 5:00 pm (both days)
attend via webinar
Limited enrollment. Register early to avoid disappointment!
Please note: This course will not be added to Courses on Demand. Courses involving professional speakers and skills-based workshops generally do not get added to Courses on Demand.
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 Mediation Skills Level 2 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
Please note: This course is offered remotely through a Zoom platform. A device equipped with a camera and microphone will be required to participate.
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 towards the Family Law ADR Qualification Hours.
Mark L. Tweedy, C. Med., C. Arb. — Mark Tweedy Mediation + Arbitration, Vancouver
Renee Collins, RRM — Quantum Mediation, Vancouver
Register by Nov. 15/23
After Nov. 15/23
Are you an Indigenous lawyer/Articled Student/legal support staff/paralegal or community member?
We value your contributions and encourage your participation in all of our programs. To increase accessibility, we offer a 50% discount* to all Indigenous lawyers/Articled Students/legal support staff/paralegals and a limited number of free online registrations to non-lawyer Indigenous community members. (*discount applies to Regular prices, not Early Bird prices). Please contact Customer Service to find out more.
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