Bar News - August 13, 2010
Mediation Training: United States District Court - NH
On Friday, September 24, 2010, the Federal District Court and the State of New Hampshire Judicial Branch Office of Mediation & Arbitration will jointly host a Mediation Seminar featuring well-known mediator and speaker Sam Imperati.
Mr. Imperati is the Executive Director of the Institute for Conflict Management, Inc. and has managed over 2,500 disputes. His professional committee work includes, among other things, serving as the Chair of the Oregon State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Section as well as membership on the Oregon Mediation Associationís Standards and Practices Committee. His law review articles, "Mediator Practice Models: The Intersection of Ethics & Stylistic Practices in Mediation," 33 Willamette Law Review 703 (1997), and "If Freud, Jung, Rogers and Beck Were Mediators, Who Would the Parties Pick and What are the Mediatorís Obligations," 43 Idaho Law Review 3 (2007), explore the practical and ethical issues surrounding the competing practice styles of mediators. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer on mediation issues who is known for being both entertaining and substantive. Click for additional information on Mr. Imperati.
At the morning session, which is open to all members of the bar, Mr. Imperati will join a panel of experienced and well- respected local mediators in a presentation that will focus on very practical issues that practitioners will inevitably confront in preparing themselves and their clients for mediation and participating in the mediation session.
Registration will begin at 8:00 am with the program commencing from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. The court is offering this seminar free of charge and the NHMCLE Board has approved this training for 3 hours of live CLE credit. If you would like to attend, please register electronically on our website.