For over 40 years, Robert J. Jossen, the principal of Robert Jossen, PC, has been a seasoned trial lawyer and litigation attorney, with experience in many different types of disputes, touching financial, commercial, art, labor, education and the legal industries.
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This two-hour course will cover the basics necessary for a lawyer to handle a matter in mediation. This is an essential course for anyone who has not had extensive experience in conducting a mediation, as well as a solid supplement for those more experienced in the area. The course will review the pros and cons to consider before advising a client to make use of mediation as an alternative dispute resolution, a detailed consideration of the various steps in the mediation process, and how best to prepare to assure a successful resolution.
There will be substantial focus on the mechanics of the mediation process, including general sessions, caucuses and the role of the mediator. The course also will discuss the means of selecting a mediator and what criteria one should seek in making this selection. Finally, the course will consider the differences between remote mediation and in person mediation, including the mechanics for a remote mediation.
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Date: January 17, 2023
Robert Jossen | Robert Jossen P.C
For over 40 years, Robert J. Jossen, the principal of Robert Jossen, PC, has been a seasoned trial lawyer and litigation attorney, with experience in many different types of disputes, touching financial, commercial, art, labor, education and the legal industries. Mr. Jossen has served as a mediator and arbitrator in numerous disputes. He has extensive training in mediation and arbitration. His courtroom prowess has been recognized by election as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Mediator and Arbitrator
With a wealth of experience in prosecuting, defending, trying and settling complex litigation problems, Mr. Jossen’s focus primarily is on dispute resolution, serving as a mediator or arbitrator, and, separately, as a counselor on specific assignments providing advice and counsel to individuals or entities in crisis situations. As a neutral, his interest in mediation is purely to achieve a result which is satisfactory to all parties involved. As an arbitrator, his interest is to reach a just and reasoned decision based upon the information presented and the governing law.
Counselor and Trial Lawyer
Mr. Jossen has earned the reputation over the years as a practical, seasoned trial lawyer, with impeccable judgment and analytic abilities. These are tools critical to an effective mediation or arbitration of any dispute, and to analysis and problem solving in difficult situations.
I. Pros and cons of mediation for your client and distinguish this process from arbitration or litigation | 12:00pm – 12:40pm
II. How to prepare to conduct a mediation on behalf of a client (Part I) | 12:40pm – 1:00pm
Break | 1:00pm – 1:10pm
III. How to prepare to conduct a mediation on behalf of a client (Part II) | 1:10pm – 1:30pm
IV. Best practices to maximize the opportunities in mediation, including remote mediation, and toward achieving a satisfactory resolution of the dispute | 1:30pm – 2:10pm