Avoiding Pitfalls When Mediating & Arbitrating Family Law Matters

Sponsored by: King County Bar Association
Spotlight on JAMS Speakers: Hon. Paula Casey (Ret.) and Hon. Eric B. Watness (Ret.)
December 17, 2013 | 9:00- 10:30 AM
Topic: Avoiding Pitfalls When Mediating & Arbitrating Family Law Matters

  • Learn how to best take advantage of resolution through private mediation and arbitration.
  • Learn how to streamline the process for efficient and effective sessions.

Mediation Topics

  • How to prepare clients for the mediation process.
  • What documents and information is critical to have available during mediation.
  • How to deal with emotional and family dynamics.
  • Special considerations when children are involved.
  • How to get past impasse.
  • Planning for closure and a durable final agreement.

Arbitration Topics

  • Pros and cons of various formats for presenting family law matters to an arbitrator.
  • How to present your issues and organize your documents to assist the arbitrator.

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Featured People

Comm. Eric B. Watness (Ret.)
  • Arbitration
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction Defect
  • Education/Schools
  • Estate/Probate/Trusts
  • Family Law
  • Government/Public Agency
  • Indian Law
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee