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Neuroscience in Mediation and Negotiation

Neuroscience in Mediation and Negotiation
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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Program Fee:

$119 for Members | $219 for Nonmembers
Small Law Firm: $69 for Members
Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges (and their staff), or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

CLE Credit:
New York: 2.5 Professional Practice
New Jersey: 2.7 General
California: 2.5 General
Pennsylvania: 2.0 General

This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys

Description:
The program will explore the intersection between neuroscience and fundamental negotiation and mediation skills. With lessons from neuroscience, participants will discuss the barriers to effective communication and the potential science behind a variety of commonly used dispute resolution skills designed to overcome these barriers. Emphasis will be placed on the impact of opening statements, the framing of issues and techniques for generating movement or bridging impasse. Participants will also explore the structure of the brain including the prefrontal cortex and limbic system and how these and other areas of the brain are associated with specific aspects of behavior and decision making. Emphasis will also be placed on the difference between gut feelings and reason. The program is suited for mediators of all experience levels, as well as all attorneys involved in mediation and/or settlement negotiations.

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Program Instructor:
Daniel M. Weitz, Director, Division of Professional & Court Services, NYS Unified Court System

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Charles M. Newman, Chair


Where
New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

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