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Practical Tips from Top Mediators

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Now Available on Demand!

The live webcast held as part of our 2015 Mediation Week activities, Practical Tips From Top Mediators, is now available for listening on-demand.

You will hear from a panel of mediators from around the state including Harold Stephens, Brad Wash, Allison Skinner, Ken Simon and Michael Upchurch, who will discuss practical tips to help make your next mediation or negotiation more successful. Sam Crosby moderates and contributes. 

This link goes to the CLE Alabama website where you may view the recording:

Presenter's Materials

Materials from presenters at our Practical Tips from Top Mediators webcast are available below.

pdf A Primer on Mediation in Alabama, by Harold Stephens

pdf Tips for Young Lawyers: Mediation, by Michael Upchurch

pdf The Evolution of the Opening Statement in Mediation, by Allison O. Skinner

pdf The Mediation Agreement - Documenting the Deal, by Brad Wash

pdf Overcoming Barriers to Settlement, by Ken Simon


The Bar’s Section of Dispute Resolution, with a special thanks to Sam Crosby, Chair, and the Center (with assistance from the American Bar Association, Section of Dispute resolution) offered this program at low cost to neutrals in the State.



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