This educational seminar will remind attorneys and paralegals of the emotional costs of litigation and the opportunities available to everyone in mediation. This will allow them to: a) define conflicts that arise between best and actual practices, b) identify their clients’ full range of interests, c) co-create a more complete settlement strategy, and d) execute it effectively in mediation.
To watch the full program and obtain continuing legal education (“CLE”) credit, click here.
NOTE: This course can be adapted for other industries. With a bit of planning, we can often gain approval for continuing education credit in the funeral and other professions.
Nance L. Schick, Esq. is a New York City attorney and mediator who focuses on keeping people out of court and building their conflict resolution skills, especially in business and employment disputes. Her holistic, integrative approach to conflict resolution draws from her experience as a crime victim, human resources supervisor, minor league sports agent, and United Nations representative. She is a 2001 graduate of the State University of New York Buffalo Law School trained in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM). She is also creator of the Third Ear Conflict Resolution process, author of DIY Conflict Resolution: Seven Choices and Five Actions of a Master, and an award-winning entrepreneur, who has been acknowledged by Super Lawyers (ADR, 2018), the New York Economic Development Corporation/B-Labs (Finalist, Best for NYC 2015 & 2016), U.S. Chamber of Commerce (2015 Blue Ribbon Small Business), Enterprising Women Magazine (Honorable Mention, 2014 Woman of the Year awards), and Urban Rebound NY/Count Me In (Finalist, 2013 Pitch Competition).