Top Five Reasons Mediations Fail and How to Avoid Them

Provided by: Contra Costa County Bar Association
Spotlight on JAMS Speaker: Hon. Ellen Sickles James (Ret.)
January 17, 2014 | 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Topic: Top Five Reasons Mediations Fail and How to Avoid Them

Please join the Contra Costa County Bar Association for an interactive discussion on how to avoid common pitfalls in mediation and an opportunity to have a Q & A session with Hon. Ellen Sickles James.

In a town hall style forum, Mediator Ron Kelly and Judge Ellen Sickles James (Ret.) will discuss how to navigate the mediation process for the best chance at settlement.  Mr. Kelly will also discuss the results of his survey of a dozen of the most successful mediators in the Bay Area.  Based on their collective centuries of experience and tens of thousands of cases, this workshop brings you their most useful insights.

Registration 8:30 – 9 am
Program 9-12 pm
Optional Brown Bag Lunch 12-1 pm

Please visit the CCCBA website's event page for details and registration.

CCBA Office - 5th floor conference room
2300 Clayton Rd
Concord CA 94520

Featured People

Hon. Ellen Sickles James (Ret.)
  • Arbitration
  • Aviation
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Estates/Probate/Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee