California MCLE - Alternative Dispute Resolution Courses

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  • The Cuban Missile Crisis and The Art of Negotiation

    The Cuban Missile Crisis has just passed its 60th anniversary. It has been said that this crisis is the most examined crisis of American history. Was the positive ending a result of wise decision-making, careful mediation, or just simply luck? The crisis had many actors and held the attention of the entire world during those fateful days in October. This course will examine the negotiations that transpired during the crisis. The actors and their decisions will be highlighted. What lesso... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Legal Ethics and the Mediation Process

    The use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), particularly in the area of mediation, has grown dramatically in the past ten years. However, it is a process that many counsel lack familiarity with. Judge Scheinkman will discuss the importance of ethical considerations that relate to settlement negotiations. Given the nature of mediation, it is important that the parties negotiate in an ethical fashion which translates into good faith. While trust of an adversary is a relative concep... More Info

    1Ethics Credit
  • Mediation Ethics for Mediators and Mediation Advocates

    This CLE course is designed for mediation advocates and third-party neutrals to fully inform and assist in understanding and working with the ethical rules that apply in mediation. A review of the Model Standards promulgated jointly and recommended by the ABA (American Bar Association), the AAA (American Arbitration Association), and the ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution) along with an example of how this works in a state which has adopted the model standards, in addition to rel... More Info

    1.5Ethics Credits
  • Labor and Employment Law Update: What’s New and What’s Next

    This CLE will include both New York State and Federal laws and will discuss updates and developments in labor and employment law. Some of the topics will include: The latest Covid requirements, (yes there are still specific laws and issues on this), sick leave, Unemployment Insurance relating to 1099’s, discrimination, workers’ compensation, wage and hour law updates, electronic monitoring, arbitration agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements and other labor and emplo... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Effective Mediation: What the Mediator Needs to Know to Resolve Your Case

    The latest statistics indicate that well over 95% of all civil cases settle before trial. Mediation is an effective tool that contributes to this high pretrial resolution. This CLE course is designed for beginners and seasoned attorneys to assist in streamlining written and oral presentation at mediation, and getting key information in front of your mediator. More Info

    1General Credit
  • What Every Practitioner Needs to Know about Property and Business Interruption Appraisals: A Unique ADR Forum

    Recent catastrophic events such as hurricanes, wildfires, and the global pandemic have spotlighted important insurance coverage protecting property and business interruption. Previous courses I presented have provided insight into the coverage terms and conditions that apply, and the process by which catastrophic claims should be managed and submitted. But what happens when a property or business interruption claim cannot be settled? This course answers the question. Some might think... More Info

    1General Credit
  • How to Settle Cases During a Pandemic

    COVID-19 has decimated jobs and businesses, causing an upsurge in delinquent account receivables. As difficult as payment has been for debtors, our creditor clients are also losing revenue through uncollectible debt. But through creative negotiations, collection professionals can try and maximize collections during these difficult times with the right mix of empathy, assessment and long term planning. Learn how to successfully keep clients and increase collections by getting to the hea... More Info

    1General Credit
  • A Voyage Through the Terrain of NYS Administrative Hearings

    This CLE course is designed to assist new or unfamiliar attorneys and Administrative Law Judges to understand general aspects of New York State administrative adjudicatory proceedings. The itinerary includes instruction on the initial establishment of the New York State administrative hearing process, administrative law judges vs. other judges, the basic skills needed to conduct hearings, the relevant components of a hearing, the roles and functions of the parties and how to implement... More Info

    2.75General Credits
  • Commercial Lease Disputes: To Litigate or Arbitrate; Which is the Best Way to Resolve Them

    During the COVID/Post-COVID Era there seems to be a proliferation of disputes between tenants and commercial landlords. So what is the best way to resolve them? Our panel of experts will discuss the pros and cons of commercial lease litigation as well as the pros and cons of commercial lease arbitration. There will also be a panel discussion of the hot button issues and ample time for questions and answers from the audience. More Info

    2General Credits
  • Legal Debt Collection: Best Practices in the Current Environment

    Discover methods that work in the debt collection law practice. Learn where the pitfalls are and how to avoid them. This is a basic course for those who are interested in exploring this field of law. In this CLE we will explore the collection legal practice from beginning to resolution. More Info

    1General Credit

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