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Originally presented: July 21, 2016 | Course length: 3.0 hours
Refresher on Arbitration Laws and Rules
Catch up on how legal developments may affect how you represent your clients in arbitration and how arbitrators may react.
– Liz Kramer; Stinson Leonard Street LLP; Minneapolis
How to Design a Process and Select an Arbitrator
Learn best practices for designing an arbitration process that will work for your clients and how advocates set out to find an arbitrator who will best serve the client and the case.
– Sybil L. Dunlop; Greene Espel PLLP; Minneapolis
– Clifford M. Greene; Greene Espel PLLP; Minneapolis
Handling Discovery and Pre-hearing Motions
Some say arbitration has become as slow, expensive and burdensome as litigation. Explore how counsel and arbitrators together can manage those aspects of arbitration that most threaten to become “arbigation,” especially discovery and motion practice.
– James M. Rosenbaum; JAMS; Minneapolis
Effective Arbitration Advocacy at the Hearing: Arbitrators Share What Works and What Doesn’t
Minding your Ps and Qs and making a persuasive case are as important in arbitration as they are in court, yet the informality or unfamiliarity of the setting sometimes causes advocates to miss the mark. Hear from some experienced arbitrators about their pet peeves and their favored practices.
– Bob Huber; Stinson Leonard Street LLP; Minneapolis
– Linda M. Mealey-Lohmann; Mealey-Lohmann Mediation; Woodbury
– George W. Soule; Soule & Stull LLC; Minneapolis
– Madge S. Thorsen; Dispute Resolution Services; Minneapolis (moderator)
Vacating Awards: Is It Possible and When?
Is it impossible to vacate, modify, set aside or do anything at all to change an arbitration award? What are the main pitfalls to enforceability and how does an advocate or an arbitrator ensure that the award is safe?
– Joseph L. Daly; Mitchell Hamline School of Law; Saint Paul
Ethics Issues for Advocates in Arbitration
0.5 ethics credit applied for
Brush up on the most important ethical issues for advocates in arbitration, and be aware of the ethical standards that apply to the arbitrators you are appearing before.
– Leslie Sinner McEvoy; Minnesota CLE; Saint Paul
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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.