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The American Bar Association recognizes the third week in October as Mediation Week to educate the public about mediation. During Mediation Week, the ABA encourages all to recognize the importance of the work of neutrals, advocates, and policymakers and celebrate the strides we have made in institutionalizing mediation as a dispute-resolution process.

Members of the ADR Section hosted mixers during October to highlight Mediation Week, provide information about Section membership, and encourage networking and camaraderie among fellow mediators.

2023 Mediation Mixers

October 16, Orlando: 5–7 PM at Digress Wine Bar in College Park. Host Christy Foley.

October 17, Tampa: 5:30–7:30 PM at Del Frisco’s Grille. Co-hosted by Chris Shulman, Kathy McLeroy, and Natalie Paskiewicz.

October 18, Palm Beach County: 5:30–7:30 PM at Cooper’s Hawk Winery (private room) in Palm Beach Gardens. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. Host Damary Stokes,  Ana Cristina Maldonado, and Shari Elessar.

October 19, Miami-Dade:  5:30–7:30 PM at American Social Brickell in Miami. Co-hosted by Megan Moschell and Patrick Russell. Complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres.