9:40 - 9:50 am
ROUND 2 –The Denver District Court Probate Project: A Successful Pilot
The Challenges of Creating a Volunteer Court Program
How a Court Can Identify Appropriate Timing for Mediation in a Probate Court Case
Staffing the Probate Court Volunteer Mediation Program
Honorable Jean Stewart,
Holland & Hart, LLP
9:50 - 10:00 am
ROUND 3 –How FINRA Arbitration Protocols Address the Excesses in Traditional Arbitration
What is the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)?
How Does its Mandatory Arbitration Protocol Work, for the Parties and for the Arbitrator?
Sheldon E. Friedman, Esq.
10:00 - 10:10 am
ROUND 4 –Colorado’s Civil Access Pilot Project: What’s in it for the Mediators?
Is Mediation Mandatory Under CAPP and if so, When?
Working with Pro-Se Parties Under CAPP
Honorable Charles M. Pratt
, 18th Judicial District
Honorable Ann B. Frick,
2nd Judicial District
10:10 - 10:20 am
ROUND 5 –SEE THE BIG PICTURE - Graphic Recording as a Method for Visual Conflict Resolution andCollaborative Meetings
Literally See the Value of this Visual Approach to Conflict Resolution and Collaboration
Real Time Large Sketches (in pictures and words) of Stories, Scenarios, and Agreements
PeaceMapping & LegalSketchpad
10:20 - 10:30 am
ROUND 6 –The Present Status of the Proposed Uniform Collaborative Law Act in Colorado
Task Force Co-Chair Describes Evolution of this Statutory Consideration and Review Process
The Task Force’s Proposed “Protected Negotiation Act” Unveiled and Highlighted
Terri Harrington, Esq.
, Harrington Brewster & Clein, P.C.
10:30 - 10:45 amNetworking Break10:45 am - 12:00 pmBREAKOUT SESSION I
(Please select one topic per session – please indicate your selection on the registration page)
TOPIC1The Clamor Over Qualifications: Conversations about Whether to Formalize or Regulate ADR Practices
National speakers discuss pros and cons of:
Cynthia A. Savage, Esq.
, Conflict Resolution Specialist
Honorable Todd Plewe
, 22nd Judicial District
Jennifer Jones Taylor, Esq.,
Arkansas ADR Commission Coordinator
Robyn McDonald, Esq
., McDonald Mediation Group
TOPIC2 Family Law Case Law and Legislative Update
Overview of Pertinent Case Law and Legislation from the Past Year
Steve B. Epstein, Esq
., Litvak Litvak Mehrtens & Epstein, P.C.
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CONFERENCE AGENDA - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012