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TO BE RESCHEDULED: Trust Me, I’m a Mediator: Building Trust and Positioning Parties for Settling Disputes

September 12, 2023 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Live Zoom Webinar
$50 for ADR Section Members

Tentative new date:  October 17, 2023. Live Zoom Webinar by Gena Abel-Barnes and Megan Moschell. Course number 8048. 1 CLE, .5 Mental Health & Wellness credit, and 1 Marital & Family Law credit pending approval. All registrants have 90-day, on-demand access. ADR Section members register for only $50. Registration opens soon.

This program is designed to provide tools to build trust with parties in order to position them for settlement. Mediators and attorneys will benefit from these strategies to assist their clients in creating a more receptive and adaptable mindset to make the most of the mediation process. This program will also incorporate mental health topics when working with parties to build their trust.

Smiling woman wearing glassesGena Abel-Barnes is the owner and founder of Abel Counseling, Consulting, and Mediation. Abel CCM is a private practice that supports Florida 1st and 2nd generation immigrants during challenging times in their life by providing individual and couples therapy, mediation services, and notary assistance.

Since 2018, Gena has had the pleasure and opportunity to use her virtual practice to use her conflict resolution skills to assist business owners and everyday Floridians resolve disputes on their terms.

Gena is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, a Florida Supreme Court-certified county mediator, and a Notary Public. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Master’s degree in Counselor Education and her Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has been licensed in the state of Florida since 2014.

When she’s not working, Gena enjoys traveling with her husband and playing tug of war with their dog Queenie. She also enjoys sewing, going on cruises, and reading.

Smiling womanMegan Moschell is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Family Mediator and has been mediating throughout Florida in her firm, Miami Mediation Group, since 2017. Megan is a member of the Florida Bar and practices as a 3rd generation attorney with her father in the area of estate planning and probate administration.

Megan also serves on the Executive Council of the ADR Section of the Florida Bar and in several committees. Megan is active in the Dade County Bar serving on the Probate & Guardianship, Professionalism, and ADR Committees. Additionally, she is a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator and a Guardian Ad Litem.

Megan graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Interpersonal and Organizational Communications. She has also received certificates in Post Crisis Leadership and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace from the USF Muma College of Business.

When she’s not resolving disputes or practicing law, Megan coaches bar exam students and enjoys going to the movies and traveling with her husband.