Decision Making and Mediation Strategies Inside & Outside the Courtroom

Decision Making and Mediation Strategies Inside & Outside the Courtroom
Sponsored By: Alameda County Bar Association
January 27, 2015 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Spotlight on JAMS Speaker: Hon. Patrick Mahoney

Please join the ACBA Family Law and ADR Sections for a presentation by Judge Patrick J. Mahoney (Ret.) for an engaging discussion on decision making and mediation strategies in the following settings:

  • Public courts:
    • Short cause versus long cause hearings/trials
    • A look at how judges reach decisions and the factors that influence decision making in each setting
    • How to be most effective in each setting
  • Private judging:
    • The scope of the assignment - all purpose or defined tasks
    • Explaining the roles to clients in singles assignment cases: case management, decision making, and mediating
    • Addressing concerns when moving from role to role
    • The pros and cons of private causing
  • Outside the courtroom:
    • How to settle cases on the courthouse steps and in private cases
    • How to be an effective negotiator in each setting
    • Techniques to overcome impasse

Location:
ACBA's NEW Office Location
1000 Broadway, Suite 480
Oakland CA, 94607

For contact information and to register, please visit Decision Making and Mediation Strategies Inside & Outside the Courtroom event page.

Featured People

Hon. Patrick J. Mahoney (Ret.)