Inside the Mind of a Mediator: Avoiding Impasse and Maximizing Outcomes in Mediation


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Although mediation resolves most disputes, some mediations end in impasse. Such disappointments can usually be avoided and positive resolutions achieved when advocates are armed with knowledge of common mediation pitfalls, and develop negotiation skills that can enhance mediation outcomes.

The program, “Inside the Mind of a Mediator:  Avoiding Impasse and Maximizing Outcomes in Mediation” will cover key issues in dispute resolution, with a focus on how to maximize outcomes, as well as avoid impasse in mediation.

In this webcast you’ll learn:

  • Tips on maximizing outcomes in mediation
  • Strategies to avoid impasse in negotiations
  • Best practices on working with your mediator
  • Practical guidance on crafting mediation briefs and presenting opening statements
  • Common ethical issues, concerns and last-minute surprises that may arise in mediation and how to mitigate them

REGISTER NOW! (Not able to attend? STILL REGISTER you will receive an email with how to access the recording of the event)


Hon. Peter B. Skelos (Ret.)

Associate Justice, Appellate Division, 2nd Dept., Nassau

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)


Michael W. Emerson, Esq.

Former General Counsel, Signature Bank; Hearing Officer

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)


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