Seminar Number

8253

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$155

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$175

 

DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR TRIAL AND NON-TRIAL LAWYERS

MAY 3, 2013

Savannah Rapids Pavilion
3300 Evans to Locks Rd. • Atlanta
Martinez, GA

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Dispute Resolution Section, State Bar of Georgia
;
Augusta Bar Association

Presiding:
Raymond G. Chadwick, Jr., Program Chair; Chadwick Mediation Services, LLC, Augusta

7:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:30

Welcome and Program Overview
Raymond G. Chadwick, Jr.

8:35

Mediation of the Emotionally Charged Case
Neal W. Dickert, Hull Barrett, P.C., Augusta

9:15

The Mediation Detective – How to Find the Real Stuff You Need to Settle at Mediation
Stephen E. Curry, Curry Law Firm, Augusta

10:00

BREAK

10:15

Fore Please: How to Tee Up a Successful Mediation
Robert L. “Lyn” Allgood, Robert L. Allgood, P.C., Augusta

11:00

What Lawyers Like (and Hate!) About Mediators and Mediation
Sarah Floyd Blake, Fleming, Floyd and Leopard, LLP, Augusta
John Michael “Mike” Brown, John Michael Brown, P.C., Augusta
James W. Ellison, Wall Ellison, LLP, Augusta
George R. Hall, Hull Barrett, P.C., Augusta

11:45
Lunch (Included in registration fee)
12:15
Managing “Tensions” of Negotiation: Practical Considerations for Mediators and Counsel
David Anderson Hooker, Fanning Institute, University of Georgia, Athens
1:00
Mediation Ethics Highlights
Shinji Morokuma, Director, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution, Atlanta
1:50
BREAK
2:00

Ten Things (And Maybe More!) Mediators Hate About Lawyers
Raymond G. Chadwick

2:45
A Judge's Thoughts on Dispute Resolution Options and Their Benefits to Clients and the Courts
Hon. Patricia W. Booker, Judge, State Court of Richmond County, Augusta
3:30
ADJOURN