On Tuesday, September 13, the New York City Bar Association will offer a program titled A Mediation Career: Getting Started. The class will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. The session begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon.
This is a practical beginner class for attorneys who have considered the mediation field. The interactive seminar will discuss what mediation entails and its role in New York City’s legal community in 2011. The instructors will provide practical advice on how to start mediating. The panelists are mediators with very different backgrounds and current positions, and will share their experiences and offer concrete, practical advice to participants. The session will also cover the various types of mediation and the fields in which mediation is most utilized, including ombuds work, volunteer work, and paid opportunities for mediators will be explored.
For more information and to register, visit www.nycbar.org or call (212) 382-6663.