Insights from Federal & State Jurists on How to be Successful in Court Settlement Conferences & Private Mediation

Insights from Federal & State Jurists on How to be Successful in Court Settlement Conferences & Private Mediation
Sponsored by: JAMS
November 13, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lunch will be provided
Spotlight on JAMS Presenters: Hon. James Larson (Ret.) and Hon. Patrick Mahoney (Ret.)

Whether litigating a case or opting for a private form of ADR, a judge’s perspective is often an advantage to settling a dispute.  Join JAMS retired Federal and Superior Court Judges, Hon. James Larson and Hon. Patrick Mahoney as they share common practices of sitting judges and private mediators in court settlement conferences, private mediations and beyond.

Attendees will learn from retired judges about the key differences between court and private mediation and how these differences affect the process.  Topics to be discussed include:

  • Preparing for a court settlement conference versus private mediation
  • Common techniques of the jurist and the private mediator - similarities and differences
  • How to effectively advocate for your client at the court settlement conference and private mediation
  • Getting beyond impasse in negotiations  

Location:
JAMS San Francisco
Two Embarcadero Center
Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94111

For further details and to register, please visit the JAMS San Francisco CLE registration page.

Featured People

Hon. Patrick J. Mahoney (Ret.)