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Mediation Representation: Advocating as Problem Solver, Third Edition

Hal Abramson


  • ISBN: 9781454841944

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    The original, highly accessible text in Mediation Representation: Advocating as a Problem-Solver highlights critical choices and explores every step of the process, from advising clients on the mediation option through preparing cases for the session to appearing in pre-mediation conferences, sessions, and post-sessions. Students learn how to effectively present opening statements and represent clients in joint sessions. Techniques for overcoming impasses, dealing with emotions, and resolving moneyed disputes are explored, and consideration is given to generating forward movement in the process while uncovering creative solutions.

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    Published 7/18/2013
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    Summary of Contents

    Ch. 1. Negotiating in Mediation

    Ch. 2. Familiarizing Yourself with Mediation

    Ch. 3. Counseling Your Client about Mediation

    Ch. 4. Negotiating an Agreement to Mediate

    Ch. 5. Preparing Your Case for Mediation

    Ch. 6. Preparing Your Client for Mediation

    Ch. 7. Appearing in the Mediation: Pre-Mediation Conference, Mediation Session,

    and Post-Session

    Ch. 8. Breaking Impasses with Alternatives to Mediation (ATM)

  • Author Information

    Hal Abramson

    Professor Abramson is a full-time faculty member at Touro Law Center in New York where he served for nine years as vice dean responsible for academic programs, faculty development, and international programs. He teaches or has taught courses on administrative law, business organizations, dispute resolution methods including mediation representation and international mediation, government regulation of business, remedies, domestic and international sales, and international business and trade. He has been teaching dispute resolution courses at Cardozo Law School since 2000. He publishes extensively in the areas of mediation representation and international mediation.

    At Touro, Hal Abramson established the law schools first summer abroad program at Russias premier university, Moscow State University. As an ABA CEELI Specialist in Russia, he worked on a number of law reform projects when Russia began its transition to democracy. After leaving his vice dean position, he stayed involved in legal education developments by first serving for three years on the Committee for Professional Development (CLE for law professors) of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and now as a member of the small AALS Resource Corp that facilitates retreats at law schools.

    Prior to joining the Touro faculty, he worked in both private practice and state government for seven years, where he first litigated contract disputes in a civil legal services office and then helped formulate business regulatory policies and litigated complex regulatory cases for a New York State agency.

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