Advanced Family Mediation Workshop

Category: Materials

Member Price: $12

Non-Member Price: $15

Product Code: MI137823

Areas of Law: Family

CLE Credits



Stephen K. Fletcher, Esq.
Heymann & Fletcher, Mount Freedom


Kevin J. Baldwin, CPA, ABV
Partner, Forensics, Valuation & Litigation Support Group Leader
DLA, LLC, Shrewsbury
Jeffrey Fiorello, Esq.
Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf LLP, Saddle Brook
Shireen B. Meistrich, LCSW
Shireen B. Meistrich, LCSW, Fair Lawn
Katty C. Wong-Taylor, Esq.
Law Office of Katty C. Wong-Taylor, North Plainfield

In family mediation, circumstances often arise that require knowledge of other areas of law that impact the divorce process. Knowing how to spot these circumstances and having proven strategies to help to navigate your client through them, can make all the difference in the cases you handle.

Pick Up Advanced Strategies That Get Results
This advanced matrimonial mediation program will provide you with proven mediation strategies that help couples going through gray divorces, LGBTQA divorces, and divorces that involve immigration issues. As an attendee of this workshop, you will gain a working knowledge of the challenges these couples face – as well as rock-solid tactics to identify legal issues that must be addressed and the best way to reach workable settlements that stand the test of time.

The program will include one hour on ethics as well as a review of case management issues.

Our distinguished panel will use a combination of lecture/presentations, panel discussions and role play to explore:

  • Understanding personality disorders and the high conflict person
  • Determining whether and how difficult people can effectively use the mediation process
  • Creating a structure that provides for adequate preparation and establishes an emotionally safe environment for the mediation
  • Helping parties identify shared goals
  • Guiding parties to areas of agreement at the outset of the mediation process and maintaining momentum
  • Helping parties focus on the future and resolution without getting bogged down in the past and blame
  • Handling difficult people (outbursts, confusion, defensiveness, bullying)
  • Overcoming impasses


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