Law 792:  Mediation Training

This course aims to cover an overview of mediation and how it compares to other Alternative Disputes Resolution devices such as arbitration.  This course will discuss the anatomy of a mediation session, mediation theories and skills to break an impasse.  It too will discuss its applicability in different contexts.  This is a practical course with heavy role playing with mediation in a myriad of practice areas including family law, business/ commercial law, employment law, landlord-tenant law, community mediation and small claims.  This course features guest lectures from area mediators.  The final exam will be a video recording of a mediation including a critique.

Sequence and Prerequisites:  None

Evaluation:  Class participation, participation in mediation role playing and final video recording session.

Course Category: Experiential 

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