ADR Section: Mediator Lunch

When:  Sep 21, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (ET)

The Marquette County Bar Association and the ADR Section are cosponsoring a lunch for mediators and other ADR practitioners. The lunch will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, September 21, 2018, in the Sample Room of the Vierling Restaurant, 119 South Front St, Marquette, MI 49855. Attendees can purchase lunch from the Vierling menu at their own expense.

There will be round table discussions of issues that face mediators. 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 ADR.
  • 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.

For further information and registration, contact Thomas L. Solka (ret. Circuit Court) at



Vierling Restaurant, Sample Room
119 S Front St
Marquette, MI 49855


Thomas Solka