Colorado Bar Association Plans Five Days Of Mediation Training

Monday, January 1, 2007 - 01:00

The Colorado Bar Association (CBA) this month is offering 40-Hour Mediation Training.

The five-day program will take place on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Friday and Saturday, January 18, 19, 20, 26 & 27 at the CBA-CLE Classroom, 1900 Grant Street, Denver. Sessions will run from 8:25 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first day and from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. on each succeeding day.

Among the discussion topics will be: How Mediators Diagnose the Causes of Conflict; Conflict Styles; What Brings You to the Mediation Table; The Art of Reframing: Dealing With Threats, Demands and Other Toxic Language; Using the Mediation Caucus: When the Mediator Should Meet Privately With Each Party; Coaching Parties to Raise Conflict Constructively; Cultural Issues in Mediation, and Power Issues in Mediation.

Among the speakers are Patrick P. Kenney, Kenney & Kall Mediation Services, and Joseph P. McMahon Jr., Joseph P. McMahon Jr. LLC.

For information on available CLE credits and program fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for the program, call (888) 860-2531 or visit