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What Every Legal Practitioner Should Know About Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
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6/22/2017
When: June 22, 2017
12:00 pm
Where: Delaware County Bar Association
335 West Front Street
Media, PA  19063
Contact: Nancy Ravert Ward
610-566-6625 ext 222


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WHAT EVERY LEGAL PRACTITIONER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR)

 

(Co-sponsored by the Delaware County Paralegal Association)

 

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Registration & Lunch:  12:00 pm (Bring your own brown bag lunch)
Seminar 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Cost: 

$35 DCBA members/$45 non-DCBA members

$20 DCPA members/$30 non-DCPA members

Worth:  1.0 Credit (0.5 Ethics/0.5 Substantive)

 

Clients increasingly demand that lawyers evaluate whether alternative dispute resolution would yield betters results than litigation. Employment, credit card, commercial and other contracts now abound with mandatory arbitration clauses. What does arbitration look like and how is it different than going to court? Mediation may present an attractive and cost effective alternative to mediation. What happens at mediation and how will it help resolve your dispute? What are the different kinds of mediation and what might be best for your client? What standards of conduct govern mediators and arbitrators?

 

Speakers:  Ellen Morfei, and Hon. Stephanie H. Klein

 

Ellen is a Mediator who provides custom conflict resolution services in Media, including mediation, conflict coaching, consulting and workshops through her business Progressive Conflict Resolutions.

 

Hon. Stephanie H. Klein served as the magisterial district judge in Media for 18 years. She currently arbitrates and mediates cases in the areas of commercial, employment, real estate and personal injury for ADR Options, a regional ADR firm.  She also serves as Judge Pro Tem for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, mediates for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and serves on both the U.S. District Court (E.D.Pa) and Court of Common Pleas arbitration panels. She is a mediator and arbitrator for the International Institute for the Prevention of Conflict Resolution. A board member of the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators, she writes and presents frequently on ADR issues.

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