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Webinar: Mediation Advocacy: Learn Winning Techniques from the Masters
October 1, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
1.5 Hours MCLE
Most attorneys are now familiar with the mediation process. Yet many litigation attorneys, who will spend hours preparing for deposition or trial, think all that is needed for effective mediation advocacy is a good night’s sleep. Join experienced mediators Hon. Daniel H. Weinstein (Ret.) and Bruce Edwards, Esq to learn the skills necessary to more effectively advocate your client’s position in mediation while learning proven communication and negotiation techniques for a winning outcome.
Speakers: Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.) and Bruce A. Edwards, Esq.
Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.) is one of the nation’s preeminent mediators of complex civil disputes. He is a pioneer in the development of mediation and teaches and lectures to fellow mediators and lawyers throughout the United States.
Judge Weinstein is recognized as one of the premier mediators of complex, multi-party, high-stake cases, both in the United States and abroad. He is the recipient of the 2014 International Advocate for Peace Award from the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, whose past honorees have included former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Bishop Desmond Tutu. In January 2020, the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, presented Judge Weinstein with the Peacemaker Award, its highest honor. The award was last presented in 2013 to Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Bruce A. Edwards, Esq. is one of JAMS founding partners and most experienced mediators. Mr. Edwards has served as a mediator, arbitrator and special master since 1986. During that time he has mediated over 7,000 disputes throughout the United States and developed extensive expertise in handling complex, multi-party cases, often involving high emotion.
Mr. Edwards teaches advanced mediation skills to mediators, attorneys, and judges throughout the country and around the world. He frequently writes about the benefits of mediation and has produced online courses on mediation skills and career development.