Advanced Skill Building for Today’s ADR Professional
Whether you're an ADR provider, a litigator who uses ADR services, or a combination of the two, this year's institute has something for you. With an all-new Advocates Track, you're guaranteed to walk away with new techniques and a fresh approach to resolving your next case.
Join ADR professionals and litigators to get current on the latest trends in dispute resolution. Don't miss four topics with national speaker J. Anderson Little, author of the groundbreaking book, Making Money Talk: How to Mediate Insured Claims and Other Monetary Disputes, which stresses the importance of moving parties toward their target numbers. His session on The Value and Power of Asking Questions shows why asking a well-crafted question is so important.
What Can Advocates Learn About Early ADR from the New Business Courts?
Plenty, according to the Hon. Christopher P. Yates and Diane L. Akers, who were both involved with the pilot business court project. Get their insights about the new business courts, what early ADR and judicial intervention has worked over the past year, and how these practices may be the new model for dispute resolution in other courts.
Attend and Build Skills
- Learn the three things mediators can do to help negotiators reach settlement
- Gain practical risk analysis skills to implement into your litigation practice
- Discover the range of flexible mediation tools available to ALL mediators
- Implement new cost-saving processes in your next arbitration
- Improve client communication and ADR preparation with tips from top ADR consumers
- Explore new opportunities for arbitrators in growing practice areas
- Identify the latest and most creative uses of ADR from top Michigan litigators