Register now! The IICLE® 16th Annual Elder Law Short Course (virtual edition) will bring you up to speed on the latest in elder law ... from a safe social distance! New this Year: All registrants will have FREE access to the entire program online on-demand, with the opportunity to earn credit for breakout sessions missed at no additional charge.
Probate and Guardianship mediation is similar to civil mediation, but the emotions are often at an extreme. This session offers help in determining when mediation may be the best option for a family and insights on important considerations, including confidentiality issues, pre-mediation interviews, and selection of a mediator. Guidance is also offered on local court rules; motions; petitions to seek the appointment of a mediator; and the expectations of a mediator from the pre-mediation interview through the signing of a family settlement.
Presented in both “TED-Talk” and panel formats, learn from multiple perspectives (advocate, psychologist, mediator and arbitrator) how litigant anxiety and our own implicit (subconscious) biases can affect mediation and arbitration outcomes. Litigants often engage the legal system with anxiety and stress, which influences their participation in the process and can affect case outcomes. Mediators and arbitrators bear the responsibility of facilitating and adjudicating the rights and obligations of litigants and must understand their own implicit biases in order to prevent these internal influences from negatively impacting objectivity and neutrality. Learn tips and strategies for recognizing and overcoming your implicit biases.