Disputes arise in various business contexts, including contracts, torts, M&A and/or within a business divorce or separation. Understanding the ability to secure a more expeditious and potential private result is driving many companies to consider utilizing alternative means to dispute resolution. This Series will review in detail both traditional forms of alternative Dispute Resolution- Mediation and Arbitration. The Series will take participants through the preliminary steps in preparing for a mediation, including mediator selection, preparing your case, pre-mediation submissions and risk analysis. This will be followed by an in-depth discussion on the mediation process, presenting your case, understanding the process and how to work with the mediator, how to work through impasse and how to achieve a creative resolution. The series will next review the arbitration process beginning with how to prepare and file claims, picking an arbitrator (or arbitrators), preparing for the preliminary conference and the process. The final episode will go through presenting your case and claims to the arbitrator or panel, including the early stage discovery options and motions through to pre-trial statements, the arbitration hearing and post arbitration submissions and awards.
Premiere Date: July 20, 2023
Whether objections during the hearing are appropriate, various methods of testimony and the use of expert witnesses.
Premiere Date: June 15, 2023
This episode will cover the arbitration process beginning with how to prepare and file claims, and review thoughts on picking an arbitrator (or arbitrators).
Premiere Date: May 16, 2023
Recognizing the benefits of mediation even if you don’t resolve the matter at that time and positioning the matter for settlement in the future.
Premiere Date: April 13, 2023
This episode will cover how to begin the mediation process.