The Art of Negotiation, Mediation, & Arbitration

Fine-tune your skills in the delicate art of negotiation, mediation, and arbitration! Learn about these principles and concepts in order to effectively enhance your skills in these areas so you are better equipped to deal with your clients and other lawyers when the time comes. Negotiating, mediating, and arbitrating is more than just getting your way, it is about coming to a consensus and getting the best settlement. Learn about the essentials of negotiation preparation, managing the negotiation process to achieve desired outcomes, the impact of adversarial v. problem solving approaches, and how to overcome deadlocks.


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Description
Join Georgialee Lang and Marge Thompson (both experienced mediators and arbitrators) for an interactive and informative webinar (moderated by Kathryn Sainty) discussing current topics in mediation and arbitration. Learn about how to avoid/overcome impasse in mediation; Participate in an interactive discussion about when (and if) it is okay to skip a joint session and proceed right to shuttle mediation; Hear a review of the latest case law on arbitration awards; Learn best practices in transitioning between mediation and arbitration in med-arb including topics such as when does the mediation stop and the arbitration start, what instructions do you need, and what needs to be included in your med-arb agreement.

Speakers
Georgialee A. Lang, Cypress Law Corporation
Marjorie Thompson

Moderator
Kathryn S. Sainty, Sainty Law

This is the archived version of a program presented on September 15, 2015.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
ARB0915WR 2 2


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Description
Join Georgialee Lang and Marge Thompson (both experienced mediators and arbitrators) for an interactive and informative webinar (moderated by Kathryn Sainty) discussing current topics in mediation and arbitration. Learn about how to avoid/overcome impasse in mediation; Participate in an interactive discussion about when (and if) it is okay to skip a joint session and proceed right to shuttle mediation; Hear a review of the latest case law on arbitration awards; Learn best practices in transitioning between mediation and arbitration in med-arb including topics such as when does the mediation stop and the arbitration start, what instructions do you need, and what needs to be included in your med-arb agreement.

Speakers
Georgialee A. Lang, Cypress Law Corporation
Marjorie Thompson

Moderator
Kathryn S. Sainty, Sainty Law

This is the archived version of a program presented on September 15, 2015.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
ARB0915WR 2 2


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Description
For litigators, learn practical techniques that you can apply to be a more effective negotiator. Obtain settlements that work for both sides. Move beyond wasteful competitive tactics. Course content includes consideration of ethics and applied scenarios. Course presenters are both lawyers, one a certified mediator and the other an experienced civil litigator.

Speakers
J. Gary Fitzpatrick, Q.C., Fitzpatrick & Company
Michael Parrish, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on September 26, 2013

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
NSK0912WR 2 2


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Description
Participants in this course will:
• Gain an understanding of the concept of interest-based negotiation; and
• Learn how to incorporate interest-based negotiation techniques into the management of a legal services firm.

Suitable for junior through senior lawyers who wish to learn about interest based negotiation and its application to the management of a legal services firm.

Speakers
Carrie Gallant, BA, LLB, Founder of Gallant Solutions Inc.
Michael Litchfield, ThinkLab Consulting

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on February 6, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
BSL0213WR 2 2


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Description
Understanding how people negotiate is a must for all ADR professionals and for lawyers. The current 98% civil settlement rate and the growth of negotiation, mediation, and collaboration as ways to resolve lawsuits have dramatically altered the role of litigation counsel. Learn the basics of negotiation theory and practice in this webinar facilitated by mediators Colleen Cattell, QC and Paul Taberner, C. Med. (and moderated by Kathryn Sainty). Topics include: the essentials of negotiation preparation, managing the negotiation process to achieve desired outcomes, the impact of adversarial v. problem solving approaches, and how to overcome deadlocks.

Speakers
Paul D. Taberner, LLB, C.Med
Colleen J. Cattell, QC, Fitzpatrick & Co.

Moderator
Kathryn S. Sainty, Sainty Law

This is the archived version of a program presented on September 30, 2015.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
ADR0915WR 2 0


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Please join us in a practical discussion about family violence screening, including screening questionnaires, tools and skills in questioning and responding to family violence, and look at real life examples in practice. The panel includes two family law mediators, and a clinical counsellor who will view this issue from the trenches. Two of the panelists are also parent coordinators.

Speakers
Lisa J. Hamilton, Hamilton Fabbro
Alyson Jones, MA RCC, Alyson Jones & Associates
Rhona M. Lichtenwald, Hillcrest Law & Mediation

This is the archived version of a program presented on June 10, 2015.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
VIO0615WR 2 0


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**The quiz information is legal information only, not legal advice. If you intend to rely on this legal information, use the relevant official paper versions of the statutes and regulations. The quiz information is only current as of the date of the original webinar broadcast, or date as specified within each individual quiz.