12-1 PM live Zoom webinar by Christopher M. Shulman, Shulman ADR Law, P.A. Course number 8049 is approved for 1 CLE, 1 Technology; 1 Business Litigation. ADR Section members register for only $50. REGISTER
Mediating as the “neutral” is different from advocating as counsel. As lawyers partially or completely shift their practices to performing mediations, they will quickly learn that running a mediation practice differs in numerous ways from running a traditional law office. This program will offer tips and lessons learned by a full-time neutral about the business-related aspects of operating a mediation back-office, as well as some of the customer-facing processes and forms that are vital to success. This program will also cover the important role leveraging technology can play in achieving one’s business goals as a mediator.
The CLE will provide “what every mediator needs to know for a successful mediation practice.”
- Getting Business – including forms and best practices
- Setting up a virtual mediation model
- Getting Paid – Notices and follow-up.
So you are great at mediating? Do you want to succeed with the logistics of developing a full-time mediation practice? You’ll come out of this webinar with an awareness of the obstacles in running the business of a mediator. Leave with great tips, useful forms, and advice on how to be relevant, ethical, and successful in the competing business of ADR.
A member of the Florida Bar for more than 30 years, Chris Shulman has limited his practice to service as a neutral since 2002. A member of the prestigious National Academy of Arbitrators (naarb.org), Chris is also a Federal, Circuit Civil, Family, and County
Mediator, on several private and public rosters of neutrals as a mediator, and a primary Circuit-Civil and County Mediation Trainer, with approved training programs in both mediator certification areas. With more than 3,900 mediations conducted over his more than 20 years running a solo mediation practice, he has earned a wealth of practical knowledge – much learned the hard way – about running a mediation practice and getting paid!