James M. Wicks, partner at Farrell Fritz, will be a panelist at this all-day event presented by the New York State Bar Association and New York Law School Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program.
He will be on the opening panel, which runs from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., entitled “Preparing for Mediation and Selecting the Mediator.” Through interactive vignettes and group discussion, this panel will discuss how to effectively prepare for a mediation session. The discussion will include how to engage the other side in a mediation, managing client expectations, strategically selecting a mediator, and developing a negotiation strategy tailored to the mediation process. The other panelists include Elizabeth Shampnoi, Esq., Mediator/Director of Mediation and Conflict Resolution, New York City Commission on Human Rights; Lauren J. Wachtler, Esq., Co-Chair, Litigation Department, Phillips Nizer LLP; and Robyn Weinstein, Esq., ADR Administrator at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
9.0 MCLE Credits: 1.0 in Ethics, 8.0 in Skills (for the entire program)