Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) should be a tool considered for any dispute from pending litigation to pre-litigation disputes. ADR comes in many forms and sizes from arbitration to mediation. Learn from a panel of experienced attorneys who will discuss the process, practical tips, and advice with ADR and how it can be effective in any practice area.
Explore some of the many options for designing and implementing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and the potential consequences of omitting well-designed effective ADR process in construction contracts.
Join ADR Systems and WBAI's discussion regarding reunification therapy as a tool used in mediation. Dr. David Finn and Dr. Gail Grossman will discuss the components of reunification therapy. The mental health professionals will also discuss the practicalities of reunification therapy. Judge Helaine Berger and Amy Gertler will introduce a fact pattern for discussion and debate among panelists and attendees and will discuss the court’s approach to use of reunification therapy and mediation. Dr. Finn and Dr. Grossman will leave the audience with boundaries and best practices for practitioners and mediators alike when dealing with high conflict cases involving reunification therapy and mediation.
Address selecting the case that is ripe for settlement, determining the correct timing for settlement discussions, and preparing the case, your client, and yourself for a successful mediation. Also cover best lawyer practices when participating in a mediation.
In collaboration with the recently published “Construction Law: Transactional Considerations,” authors present on the various issues that are triggered by every contract for construction related services and guides solutions for those issues. Topics include: bidding, negotiating the contract and subcontracts, environmental issues, LEED and green construction and construction insurance.