UPCOMING EVENTS

40 Hours of Civil Mediation Training - September 14, 15, and 16, 2022

for those lawyers who need 40 hours of training for the Eastern District of Louisiana (EDLA) Case Management Order No. 1 and its Call for Applications – Court Appointed Neutrals for Hurricane Ida Streamlined Settlement Process

The three-day live, virtual, civil mediation training (20 Hours) is combined with 20 Hours of On-Demand training and is specifically designed for those lawyers who want to become civil mediators and who want to apply to one of the local state or federal courts in Louisiana in order to mediate first-party hurricane cases. The mediation training will be conducted on the Zoom platform with breakout rooms for simulations, exercises, and role plays. The training will include instruction for mediations done in person as well as online.


The 40 hours of civil mediation training will introduce new mediators to the various ADR processes and specifically to the civil mediation process. The dynamic online training presents a variety of topics that are of interest to civil mediators. Presentations include the opening statement, laws regarding mediation, the basics of negotiation, ethics in mediation, professionalism in mediation, mediating with lawyers, and marketing a mediation practice. The mediation training will teach mediators how to handle the tough issues that arise in civil mediations and how to break impasse and reach agreement. The training will provide participants all the training hours needed to become civil mediators in Louisiana. The training will also discuss mediating hurricane cases.


Our training is specifically designed for professionals who are licensed as attorneys, but the training would also be beneficial to other professionals who need continuing mediation education such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family counselors, professional counselors, or clergymen.


The 40 hours of civil mediation training consists of 20 Hours of On-Demand, Asynchronous Training on the Internet as well as three days of live synchronous civil mediation training (20 Hours) on the Zoom platform with breakout rooms for our simulations, exercises, and role-plays, and will include training for mediations done either online or in person.
 

To register for this 40 hour civil mediation training, click here. 

After completing the civil mediation training, mediators in Louisiana and Mississippi will be able to
mediate all types of civil cases, including first-party hurricane cases.

Two-Day Civil Mediation Training – November 2 and 3, 2022

The two-day civil mediation training is specifically designed for those lawyers who want to become civil mediators in Louisiana and Mississippi. Mediators from other states who need basic introductory mediation training or those mediators who need continuing mediation education can also benefit from this training. This time, the mediation training will be conducted on the Zoom platform with breakout rooms for simulations, exercises, and role plays. The training will include instruction for mediations done in person as well as online.


The two days of civil mediation training will introduce new mediators to the various ADR processes and specifically to the civil mediation process. The dynamic online training presents a variety of topics that are of interest to civil mediators. Presentations include the opening statement, laws regarding mediation, the basics of negotiation, ethics in mediation, professionalism in mediation, mediating with lawyers, and marketing a mediation practice. The mediation training will teach mediators how to handle the tough issues that arise in civil mediations and how to break impasse and reach agreement. The training will provide participants all the training hours needed to become civil mediators in Louisiana and Mississippi.


Our training is specifically designed for professionals who are licensed as attorneys, but the training would also be beneficial to other professionals who conduct civil and family mediations such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family counselors, professional counselors, or clergymen.


After completing the civil mediation training, mediators in Mississippi will be able to mediate all types of cases. And civil mediators in Louisiana will be able to mediate all types of civil cases.

14 hours of Civil Mediation Training
CLE credits requested for LA and MS including 1.0 Hour of Ethics

To register for this 2-day virtual civil mediation training program, click below.

Forty Hours of Family Mediation Training – November 2, 3, & 4, 2022

The 40 hours of family mediation training consists of 20 hours of On-Demand, Asynchronous Training on the Internet as well as three days of live synchronous mediation training on the Zoom platform with breakout rooms for our simulations, exercises, and role-plays, and will include training for mediations done either online or in person. This training is designed to satisfy the Louisiana Family Mediation Qualifications Statute, La. R.S. 9:334. The 3-days of live synchronous training will take place on November 2, 3, and 4, 2022.


To register for this 40 hour family mediation training, click here. 


40 Hours of Mediation Training
CLE credits requested in LA and MS including 1.0 Hour of Ethics

How to Become a Mediator

What mediation training is needed in Louisiana and Mississippi to become a civil and family mediator? To learn more about what is needed, click here.