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Mediation Preparation for Attorneys: The ABC’s To Your Client’s Best Mediation

January 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This 50-minute webinar covers tips and advice for attorneys preparing to represent their clients at mediation. In addition to suggesting best practices in terms of the mechanics of getting ready for a mediation session, the presenter will discuss other factors attorneys should take into consideration including, but not limited to, intangible aspects such as managing clients’ expectations and energy, and the attorneys’ psyche. The final ten minutes of the webinar are reserved for questions. Course number 4165. Approved for 1.0 General CLE/CME credit. Presented by Jo Colbert Stanley, JD, LLM. Section members register for only $50. REGISTER NOW

ABCs of Client Preparation for Mediation

Jo Stanley is a Florida Supreme Court qualified arbitrator, certified circuit civil and county mediator, and FINRA public arbitrator.  She was recently selected as an American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Fellow, serving the Women In Dispute Resolution Committee. Licensed in Delaware and Florida, Jo has practiced law for 20 years, focusing on labor and employment, insurance, human resource diversity education, and sensitivity training.

A proud Penn State grad, Jo received her J.D. from Widener Law in Harrisburg, PA and her LL.M. in Alternative Dispute Resolution from NSU Shepard Broad College of Law. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis & Resolution at NSU’s Halmos College of Arts & Sciences. Jo is also bilingual (English/Spanish).