Alternative Dispute Resolution

Loose Lips Sink Ships: Mediation Confidentiality, Privilege and Ethics

$125.00
$125.00

So You Think You Can Mediate: A Guide to Upping Your Game

This panel will cover assessing and negotiating a fee structure, how to prepare for the mediation, guiding participants toward making mediation statements useful, and tips for breaking the impasse.

$125.00
$125.00

Mediation in Large Cases

This panel will discuss mediation as a pathway to case-resolution; mediation advantages and pitfalls; mediation privilege and disclosure; who should be invited to a mediation; and whether a sitting judge, former judge or trained mediator is the best person to lead a mediation. They will also share lessons learned from previous mediations in large cases.

$125.00
$125.00

How Stress and Remote Work Affect Mediation

Based on his distinguished 45-year career dealing with stress and human health, Dr. Bruce Rabin will present a timely program identifying the mental and physical effects of stress, and will introduce skills that can be used to minimize those effects. He will explore the concepts of isolation, changes in behavior and health due to the pandemic, and how negotiation strategies for in-person or remote mediations, client relations and decision-making are affected by stress.

$125.00
$125.00

Rochelle's Rocky Mountain Case Law Update

Bankruptcy Judges Elizabeth Brown and Michael Romero will discuss the year’s widest splits and most controversial opinions with ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle.

$125.00
$125.00

Prepping for Success: The Keys to Maximizing the Mediation Process

Most lawyers are schooled on how to litigate and fully understand how to prepare for the courtroom battleground. Mediation, however, is a flexible and relatively informal dispute-resolution process that has become almost a mandatory first step in many common bankruptcy disputes, like preference actions — and it can achieve significant cost-value results for clients. Yet many lawyers make the mistake of either treating mediation as a side show that requires little or no preparation, or using the same preparation methods they use for trial.

$125.00
$125.00

Circuit and District Court Splits on Important Bankruptcy Issues with Bill Rochelle & Friends

Join ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle as he hosts a panel of bankruptcy judges to discuss circuit splits on important bankruptcy issues. Back again from the Annual Spring Meeting, this attendee-favorite panel will be presented in a fun game show format, where judges will vote to resolve the issues before they reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

$125.00
$125.00

Great Debates (2021 Annual Spring Meeting)

A panel of judges and ABI 40under40 honorees will be debating key bankruptcy issues including arbitration disputes, cramdown provisions and more! Listen in, weigh in and learn a lot!
First Debate Cramdowns “East vs. West”
Resolution 1: An arbitrator should decide whether disputes in bankruptcy cases and proceedings are subject to arbitration.
Pro: Andrew Helman
Con: Lindsi Weber
Resolution 2: All disputes in bankruptcy cases and proceedings can be subjected to binding arbitration.
Pro: Hon. Michael Fagone
Con: Hon. Daniel Collins

$125.00
$125.00

When Mediation Gets Messy: Ethical Dilemmas

Hosted by the Ethics & Professional Compensation and Mediation Committees
The panel will provide an overview of certain bankruptcy laws and rules relevant to mediation, using vignettes or hypotheticals to set the scenes for in-depth discussions of the relevant rules of professional responsibility and ethical concerns.

$125.00
$125.00

NO CLE - Avoiding the Dreaded B-Word: Alternatives to Bankruptcy

The panelists will discuss in-court and out-of-court options for distressed businesses, as well as alternatives both pre- and post-COVID-19, drawing upon their experiences and what they see in the market going forward.
Sponsored by Ballard Spahr LLP

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