ADR Section: Mediator Luncheon Symposium

When:  Oct 27, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (ET)
The Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association and the ADR Section of the State Bar of Michigan are co-sponsoring a luncheon symposium for mediators and other ADR practitioners. The luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, October 27, at Minerva's Restaurant, Park Place Hotel, in Traverse City. Attendees can purchase lunch from the menu during the symposium at their own expense.
Among the topics to be discussed are:

  • How mediators advise attorneys and their clients on how the attorneys and clients should assist/behave during the mediation process.
  • How should the mediator handle the domestic violence screening inventory?
  • Should mediators act as scriveners to draft settlement agreements?
  • An update on mediation rule changes, including automatic mediation.
  • Safety in mediation and defusing high tension situations.
  • New language for agreements to mediate--safety, timing of mediation, confidentiality, and reporting of bad conduct.
  • How to draft a final and binding bulletproof mediated settlement agreement.
Registration is required and space is limited. Please register via the GTLA Bar Association website.

For further information, contact Marie Walker at , Rebecca Garland at, or Michael Leib at



Minerva's Restaurant--Park Place Hotel
300 E State St
Traverse City, MI 49684