CLE Events

2022 MENTORING ACADEMY

FOR CERTIFIED

MEDIATORS

Fall 2022

CORPORATE CENTER III AT INTERNATIONAL PLAZA
Ste. 140 – Large Conference Room
4221 W. Boy Scout Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607

Advanced mediation techniques to move your practice to the next level.
Certified mediators will share their expertise and practical insights.

REGISTRATION OPENS SOON
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REVIEWS FROM 2019

“Loved the round-robin demo. I really appreciated the real-time critique of techniques and styles.”

“This was an exceptional seminar. It provided a wealth of practical and effective tips and knowledge.”

“The mediation exercise was definitely more helpful than any lecture or presentation—excellent job.”

LEARN FROM THE PROS

Ready to advance your mediation practice?

Join us at the Mentoring Academy and expand your competency and experience.

  • Practice techniques and receive live, immediate feedback that will make you a better mediator.
  • Learn best practices for transitioning your practice from direct client representation to dispute resolution as a neutral.
  • Gain appropriate, ethical mediation techniques to address a complex circuit civil litigation.
  • Advance your experience in handling hurdles that can appear in complex cases.
  • Improve how you handle openings in circumstances ranging from hostile to congenial—what to do and when.
  • Get pro tips on how to test party-imposed limitations without overstepping ethical boundaries.
  • Increase your statewide network of mentors and co-mediators.

Hosted by The Alternative
Dispute Resolution Section
of The Florida Bar

Fall 2022
CORPORATE CENTER III
AT INTERNATIONAL PLAZA
Ste. 140 – Large Conference Room
4221 W. Boy Scout Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607

Course Number 5699
Credits:
General 11.5 CLE/Live CME
Ethics 1 CLE/CME
Technology 1 CLE
Professionalism 1 CLE/CME

Faculty for the 2022 Mentoring Academy are among the most experienced mediators in Florida. Some work in large firms and others practice solo. Each is certified as a County, Circuit Civil or Family mediator.

2022 MENTORING ACADEMY SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

1 PM—On-site registration opens
2 – 2:10 PM—Welcome and introductions
2:10 – 2:55 PM—Mindfulness in Mediation, Patrick Russell, Esq.
3 – 4:40 PM—Panel Discussion:  Tailoring the Opening Statement
Panel members:  John Salmon, Esq., Leslie Langbein, Esq., Michelle Jernigan, Esq. and Art Garcia, Esq.
4:50 – 6 PM—Networking reception followed by dinner on your own

SATURDAY

8 AM—Registration; continental breakfast
8:30 AM—Welcome and Introductions
8:40 AM – 2:20 PM—Mediation Exercise
12:20 – 1:10 PM—Lunch (provided) All About the Clicks:  Utilizing Technology in a Mediation Practice for Agreements, Marketing, Practice Administration and More, by David Salmon, Esq. and Christy Foley,
1:10 – 1:20 PM—Break
1:20 – 3:40 PM—Participant Roundtables.
3:40 – 4:30 PM—Wit and Wisdom: ADR’s Former Chairs Respond
4:30 PM—Closing remarks, adjourn, participant evaluations of program

Course Number 5699
Credits:
General 11.5 CLE/Live CME
Ethics 1 CLE/CME
Technology 1 CLE
Professionalism 1 CLE/CME

2022 MENTORING ACADEMY FACULTY

Patrick Russell, Esq.

Patrick Russell

Salmon & Dulberg Dispute Resolution and Meaningful Mediation, Miami

John Salmon

John Salmon

Salmon & Dulberg Dispute Resolution, Miami

Leslie Langbein

Leslie Langbein

Langbein & Langbein, P.A., Miami

A. Michelle Jernigan

A. Michelle Jernigan

Upchurch Watson White & Max, Maitland

Art Garcia

Art Garcia

Upchurch Watson White & Max, Miami

David H. Salmon

David Salmon

Salmon & Dulbert Dispute Resolution, Miami

Christy Foley

Christy Foley

E-Mediation Services and The Law Office of Christy L. Foley, Sanford

Many thanks to the Mentoring Academy Committee for their planning and hard work. The Florida Bar ADR Section’s mission is to assist attorney-mediators in all ADR-related matters.

2022 MENTORING ACADEMY COMMITTEE

Chris Magee

Chris Magee

Co-Chair

John Salmon

John Salmon

Co-Chair

Ana Cristina Maldonado

Ana Cristina Maldonado

Committee Member

Shari Elessar

Shari Elessar

Committee Member