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Originally presented: July 21, 2016 | Course length: 3.0 hours
Refresher on Arbitration Laws and Rules
Refresh yourself on the latest in arbitration law and rules changes that may affect how you and your arbitrator(s) conduct arbitration proceedings.
– Liz Kramer; Stinson Leonard Street LLP; Minneapolis
The Preliminary Scheduling Conference: Shaping the Entire Process
The preliminary scheduling conference is the key to ensuring that the promise of arbitration – that it be fast, fair and inexpensive – is kept. Properly handled, it should set a detailed format, combining the arbitrator’s philosophy toward the process with the parties’ desires, which provides a customized design to guide the entire process.
– Leo G. Stern; Stern Law Office; North Oaks
Creative Approaches to Conducting the Hearing
Arbitrators and parties have far more flexibility in conducting the hearing than anyone may realize. Explore tips on non-traditional methods for conducting the hearing - from hot tubbing to witness panels to rolling arguments.
– David A. Allgeyer; Lindquist & Vennum LLP; Minneapolis
– Bernice L. Fields; Attorney at Law; Minneapolis
– Linda M. Mealey-Lohmann; Mealey-Lohmann Mediation; Woodbury
– Madge S. Thorsen; Dispute Resolution Services; Minneapolis (moderator)
Ethics Issues for Arbitrators: Those Pesky Disclosures
0.5 ethics credit applied for
A key ethical conundrum for arbitrators is disclosure: how far do you have to go to investigate and disclose even remote possible conflicts? How and when do you make disclosures? What impact does the failure to disclose have on the arbitrators and on the parties?
– Leslie Sinner McEvoy; Minnesota CLE; Saint Paul
How to Handle the Tricky Stuff: Difficult Questions Arbitrators Face
From learning that a party’s advocate is a disbarred lawyer to managing a cantankerous advocate, arbitrators face challenges and dilemmas of all sorts. Learn how advocates and arbitrators can handle unexpected, unwanted, and out of control events in arbitration.
– David A. Allgeyer
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Minnesota CLE has applied to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 3.0 CLE credits, including 0.5 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits you may claim for attending this program is 3.0 credits.
This course may be eligible for 3.0 continuing education in ADR credits.
Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.