This Zoom workshop is designed for mediators who have limited experience with or simply want to learn more about how to conduct on-line mediations.
The presenters, Rebekah Smith, Esq. and Peter Schroeter, Esq. will go over the nuts and bolts of and how to conduct a Zoom mediation as well as how to prepare parties for remote participation. They will share their practice guides and instructions for how to participate in online mediation. They also will raise ethical considerations relating to online mediation. There will be time for questions and feedback regarding future presentations.
This workshop is free for MAM members and $25.00 for non-MAM members.
Tuesday, May 19, 2019 9:00 - 10:30 AM
1.5 CLE and CADRES hours available.
Peter Schroeter is a Mediator and Arbitrator with the firm of Shaheen & Gordon. He began practicing law in 1980 as a trial lawyer, has been providing ADR services for over 20 years and now does exclusively mediation and arbitration work. Peter is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and recognized by Best Lawyers in America and New England Super Lawyers in Mediation. He is the Chairperson of the Maine State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and Past President of the Maine Association of Mediators
Rebekah Smith - MAM Vice President and Immediate Past President - Rebekah has provided exclusively neutral legal services since 2005, serving as a mediator, arbitrator, independent investigator, and administrative hearing officer. She has mediated hundreds of disputes to successful resolution in a variety of settings from family inheritance disagreements to human rights violations. She is respected for having the judicial temperament necessary to broker a resolution that will make both sides feel heard and understood. In addition to providing mediation services for private parties, Rebekah serves as a neutral for several state agencies, including the Maine Department of Education, the Maine Labor Relations Board Fact Finding Panel, the Maine Human Rights Commission, the Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, and the Maine Public Employees Retirement System.