NYC Bar Schedules Mediation Course

Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 00:00

The New York City Bar Association this month will begin a four-day course titled Basic Mediation Training: Conflict Resolution Theory & Techniques.

Sessions will take place on Mondays and Tuesdays, February 26 and 27 and March 5 and 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City.

This is a course on the theory and skills of basic mediation, covering essential techniques and procedures of mediation in lecture, exercises and small group role-plays. Topics to be covered include: getting the mediation process started, organizing the discussion, generating movement, overcoming barriers to an agreement, concluding the mediation and other practice issues.

Lead trainers are Carol B. Leibman, clinical professor, Columbia Law School, and Dina Jansenson, senior mediator/arbitrator, JAMS.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for the course, call (212) 382-6663 or visit