Monday, November 6, 2023; 2:00 PM — 6:00 PM
Wednesday, November 8, 2023; 2:00 PM — 6:00 PM
Monday, November 13, 2023; 2:00 PM — 6:00 PM
Wednesday, November 15, 2023; 2:00 PM — 6:00 PM
- Final placement on any court roster is at the discretion of the local Administrative Judge;
- Participation in a course does not guarantee placement on a local court roster;
- Some courts may require additional training and experience beyond Part 146’s requirements;
- Acceptance on court rosters may depend on a court’s need for mediators at any given time and may include a particular court’s need for mediators with specific case-type training or experience.
David Paul Horowitz’s Advanced Mediation Training in Personal Injury is Part 146 Approved for 16 hours of Advanced Mediation Training, 8/29/2022 – 8/30/2027
Successful participants will receive certification for Advanced Personal Injury Mediation Training and will earn 18 CLE credits.
This sixteen-hour training will include lectures, roundtable discussions, technique demonstrations, group discussions, and role-plays. Each trainee will have multiple opportunities to serve as a mediator, party to the action, and attorney in role-plays which will be conducted in small breakout groups. All role-plays will be observed and de-briefed with trainees receiving structured, constructive feedback. Trainees will produce short self-reflection written assignments, utilize self-assessment tools, engage in group discussion, and complete questionnaires and polling.
NOTE: Trainees are expected to prepare for each session by doing the assigned readings prior to each class, including the first class. Materials for the first class will be distributed no later than the Friday before that class. All trainees at time of registration will be required to complete a demographic questionnaire identifying years in practice, main practice area, years’ experience in main practice area, years of ADR experience as a mediator and approximate number of mediations conducted.
Topics to be covered by the training include:
- Court Procedures and Applicable Laws
- The Impact of Case Type and Status of the Parties
- Special Considerations for Specific Case Types
- Ethical Considerations and Implicit Bias
- Logistics of In-Person and Remote Mediations
- Identifying Key Stakeholders
- Mediator Preparation and Party Submissions
- Issues in Auto, Premises, Construction, Professional Liability, and Product Cases
- Navigating Multi-Party Mediations
- Liens and Other Mediation Speed Bumps
- Simulations and Faculty Guided Mock Mediation Sessions
- Effective Openings
- Coming to Closure
- Documenting Resolutions
Tuition Assistance Available for Qualified Individuals
David Paul Horowitz, Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School; CLE Lecturer; Co-author (with Katryna L. Kristoferson) of “Practical New York Practice” in the New York Law Journal and “Burden of Proof” in the NYSBA Journal
Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s ADR Committee