CBA ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION SECTION

LIVE ONLY: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
At the Renaissance Denver Hotel • 3801 Quebec Street • Denver, CO 80207 Submitted for 7 General Credits, Including 3 Ethics* Credits
*You must attend the sessions that include an ethics component in order to claim ethics credits

Register for this conference online at adr.annualcle.com

Colorado Statewide ADR Conference ADR Best Practices
LIVE ONLY: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3O, 2012
At the Renaissance Denver Hotel • 3801 Quebec Street • Denver, CO 80207 • Phone: 303-800-1314

6TH ANNUAL

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olorado’s Alternative Dispute Resolution community continues to expand and mature, generating a wide base of best practices. Our 6th annual statewide ADR conference will showcase an array of these techniques. We will also continue our open conversation about professionalizing our practices, taking account of concerns over excess restrictions and potential elitism. Come ready to learn, and ready to share. REGISTER TODAY!

ADR CONFERENCE FOUNDING PARTNERS

• The Mediation Association of Colorado • Colorado Judicial Department Office of Dispute Resolution • CBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Conference support and administration provided by CBA-CLE

CONFERENCE AGENDA - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012 7:30 - 8:25 am Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:25 am Welcome 8:30 - 9:30 am What Next? A Frank and Open Forum on Present Challenges and the Direction Anticipated for the Major Cohorts in Colorado ADR A Cross-section of Colorado Neutrals in a Round Table Discussion of I Common Ground Among Us I Competitive Pressures Between Us I Next Steps to Expand and Professionalize Our Niche Facilitator: J. Gregory (Greg) Whitehair, Esq., IP Resolution Co., LLC Panel: Honorable James Miller, JAMS Fonda Hamilton, Mediation Association of Colorado Collie Norman, Esq., JAMS Lance Tanaka, American Arbitration Association Beverly Title, PhD, reSolutionaries, Inc. 9:30 - 10:30 am LIGHTNING ROUNDS 9:30 - 9:40 am ROUND 1 – The Role of the ODR Advisory Committee I Purpose of Advisory Committee and Current Membership I Proposed Recommendations to Supreme Court Panel: Holly Panetta, Esq., Office of Dispute Resolution Benjamin Stough, District Administrator, 17th Judicial District Honorable Todd Plewe, 22nd Judicial District

CONFERENCE AGENDA - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012 continued 9:40 - 9:50 am ROUND 2 – The Denver District Court Probate Project: A Successful Pilot I The Challenges of Creating a Volunteer Court Program I How a Court Can Identify Appropriate Timing for Mediation in a Probate Court Case I 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 I What is the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)? I How Does its Mandatory Arbitration Protocol Work, for the Parties and for the Arbitrator? Sheldon E. Friedman, Esq., JAMS 10:00 - 10:10 am ROUND 4 – Colorado’s Civil Access Pilot Project: What’s in it for the Mediators? I Is Mediation Mandatory Under CAPP and if so, When? I Working with Pro-Se Parties Under CAPP Honorable Charles M. Pratt, 18th Judicial District Honorable Ann B. Frick, 2nd Judicial District ROUND 5 – SEE THE BIG PICTURE - Graphic Recording as a Method for Visual Conflict Resolution and Collaborative Meetings I Literally See the Value of this Visual Approach to Conflict Resolution and Collaboration I Real Time Large Sketches (in pictures and words) of Stories, Scenarios, and Agreements Susan Hoogwater, PeaceMapping & LegalSketchpad ROUND 6 – The Present Status of the Proposed Uniform Collaborative Law Act in Colorado I Task Force Co-Chair Describes Evolution of this Statutory Consideration and Review Process I The Task Force’s Proposed “Protected Negotiation Act” Unveiled and Highlighted Terri Harrington, Esq., Harrington Brewster & Clein, P.C.

10:10 - 10:20 am

10:20 - 10:30 am

10:30 - 10:45 am Networking Break 10:45 am - 12:00 pm BREAKOUT SESSION I (Please select one topic per session – please indicate your selection on the registration page) TOPIC 1 The Clamor Over Qualifications: Conversations about Whether to Formalize or Regulate ADR Practices National speakers discuss pros and cons of: I Credentialing I Peer Review I State Regulation I Court-Approved Rostering Moderator: Cynthia A. Savage, Esq., Conflict Resolution Specialist Panel: Honorable Todd Plewe, 22nd Judicial District Jennifer Jones Taylor, Esq., Arkansas ADR Commission Coordinator Robyn McDonald, Esq., McDonald Mediation Group TOPIC 2 Family Law Case Law and Legislative Update I 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 continued TOPIC 3 Facilitating Large-Group Processes and Disputes I How Large Group Processes Differ from 2-Party Mediation I Common Steps in the Process I Special Issues and Considerations with Large Groups Joe McMahon, Esq., Joseph P. McMahon Jr. LLC Tips for Building a Muscular and Efficient Commercial Arbitration Process: Avoiding Litigation-Lite I Panel Discussion About Current Arbitration Trends I Identify ADR Organizational Time and Cost Initiatives I Validating Costs from the In-house Perspective Facilitator: Lance Tanaka, American Arbitration Association Panelists: Carrie Rodgers, Esq., Moye | White LLP Stephen E. Smith, Esq., Sherman & Howard LLC The Author of Teaching Peace: a Restorative Justice Framework for Strengthening Relationships Shares Stories of a Professional Peacemaker I RJ Principles and How They May Be Adapted to Enhance Other Peacemaking Processes I RJ Coming of Age in Colorado and Beyond I An RJ Process – Experience the Power of a Circle Beverly Title, PhD, reSolutionaries, Inc. Networking Lunch – Ticketed Event (Please indicate on the registration form if you plan to attend the luncheon) BREAKOUT SESSION II (Please select one topic per session – please indicate your selection on the registration page) Early Neutral Assessment (ENA) in the Family Courts I What is ENA and How is It Being Used in Colorado Family Courts? I Overview of Court ENA Programs in Denver and Adams Counties I How ENA Differs From Other Forms of Family ADR Processes Court staff and ENA Teams from Adams and Denver Counties Michelle Gaschler, Family Court Facilitator, 17th Judicial District Julia Lazure, Esq., Family Court Facilitator, 2nd Judicial District Getting to Yes: Confirming, Valuing and Dividing Assets in the Mediation Process I The All-Important Sworn Financial Statement I Verification of Assets During Mediation I Develop Understanding of the Marital Estate for the Unsophisticated Party I Getting to the Bottom Line with Creative Division of Assets Helen C. Shreves, Esq., Attorney-Mediator, Family Law Dispute Resolution Ethical Conundrums Facing Neutrals in Arbitration I The Controversy of Mediation-Arbitration and Accepted Ethical Standards I Best Practices When Engaging in the Practice I Other Common Ethical Traps Richard Fullerton, Constructive Options Anthony van Westrum, Esq., Anthony van Westrum LLC Conflicts in Healthcare: Why / What / When I "Cultural" and Institutional Characteristics of Healthcare Disputes I Challenges and Limitations in Mediation I Alternative Approaches - Effective Roles for ADR Professionals Edward A. Dauer, LLB, MPH, Dean Emeritus, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

TOPIC 4

TOPIC 5

12:00 - 1:30 pm 1:30 - 2:45 pm TOPIC 1

TOPIC 2

TOPIC 3
1.5 Ethics Credits

TOPIC 4

CONFERENCE AGENDA - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012 continued TOPIC 5 Ultimatums, Aversions and Invisible Gorillas – Confronting, Controlling, and Capitalizing on Emotion in Mediation I Explore Recent Discoveries in Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavioral Economics I Recognize How Stress Affects Decision-Making I Identify Strategies to Overcome Emotional Barriers Miles Davies, Esq., Dispute Resolution Professionals, LLC

2:45 - 3:00 pm Networking Break 3:00 - 4:15 pm TOPIC 1 BREAKOUT SESSION III (Please select one topic per session – please indicate your selection on the registration page) Recognizing Signs of Domestic Violence, and Knowing What to Do I Effective Screening Techniques I Safety Planning Before, During and After Mediation Honorable Julie Kunce Field, 8th Judicial District Debora Wagner, Esq., Colorado Legal Services Collaboration between Mediators and Financial Planners in Family Matters I Role of the Mediator-Process Manager I Role of the Financial Planner – Analyst and Advisor I When a Financial Planner is Needed I Coordination with Other Professionals – CPAs, Attorneys Lauren Sigman, CFPTM, Sigman Financial Fitness Arnold Swartz, LCSW, Arnold L. Swartz & Associates Mediation Ethics: Avoiding the Pitfalls I Ten Contemporary Vignettes Depicting Ethical Situations I Role Play and Discussion Honorable Steve Pelican, JAG The New Federal Settlement Conference Practice in Colorado: Amended Local Rule 16.6 I Learn How the Federal Trial Court Has “Outsourced” Most Settlement Conferences I Latest News on the Roster of Available Neutrals Honorable Kristen L. Mix, Magistrate Judge, District of Colorado Greg Whitehair, Esq., IP Resolution Co., LLC

TOPIC 2

TOPIC 3
1.5 Ethics Credits

TOPIC 4

TOPIC 5 The Multi-faceted Mediator: Leveraging Your Skills to Create a Successful Career: I Process Options that Create Significant Value to Consumers I Career Options for Trained Mediators I Importance of Building Relationships with Potential Employers and Consumers of Our Services I Marketing Our Services Robin Amadei, Esq., Common Ground Mediation Center 4:15 pm Adjourn

The 6th Annual Colorado Statewide ADR Conference is Submitted for 7 General CLE Credits, Including 3 Ethics* Credits
*You must attend the sessions that include an ethics component in order to claim ethics credits

Register for this conference online at adr.annualcle.com

CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBERS • FACULTY Honorable Ann B. Frick PLANNING COMMITTEE: Amy Goscha, Esq.
2nd Judicial District Denver, CO JAMS Denver, CO

Robyn McDonald, Esq.

McDonald Mediation Group Denver, CO

Honorable Jean Stewart
Holland & Hart, LLP Denver, CO

Willoughby & Eckelberry LLC Denver, CO

Sheldon E. Friedman, Esq.

Joseph P. McMahon, Jr., JD, PE
Joseph P. McMahon Jr. LLC Denver, CO

Honorable Todd Plewe
22nd Judicial District Cortez, CO

Susan Demidovich, Esq.

Office of Dispute Resolution Denver, CO

Richard (Dick) Fullerton
Constructive Options Denver, CO

Honorable James Miller
JAMS Denver, CO

Helen C. Shreves, Esq.

Family Law Dispute Resolution Denver, CO

Holly Panetta, Esq.

Michelle Gaschler

Office of Dispute Resolution Denver, CO

Family Court Facilitator 17th Judicial District Brighton, CO

Honorable Kristen L. Mix
Magistrate Judge District of Colorado Denver, CO JAMS Denver, CO

Lauren Sigman, CFP™
Sigman Financial Fitness Denver, CO

J. Gregory Whitehair, Esq.
IP Resolution Co., LLC Denver, CO • Washington, DC

Fonda Hamilton

Collie Norman, Esq.

Benjamin Stough

Mediation Association of Colorado Denver, CO

District Administrator 17th Judicial District Brighton, CO

FACULTY: Robin N. Amadei, Esq.
Attorney at Law Lafayette, CO

Terri Harrington, Esq.

Holly Panetta, Esq.

Harrington Brewster & Clein PC Denver, CO

Office of Dispute Resolution Denver, CO

Arnold Swartz, LCSW

Arnold L. Swartz & Associates Lakewood, CO

Susan Hoogwater

Honorable Steve Pelican
JAG Denver, CO

Lance Tanaka

Edward A. Dauer, LLB, MPH
Dean Emeritus University of Denver Sturm College of Law Denver, CO

PeaceMapping & LegalSketchpad Denver, CO

American Arbitration Association Denver, CO

Jennifer Jones Taylor

Honorable Charles M. Pratt
18th Judicial District Centennial, CO Moye | White LLP Denver, CO

Beverly Title, PhD
reSolutionaries, Inc. Longmont, CO

Arkansas ADR Commission Coordinator Little Rock, AR

Miles Davies, Esq.
Dispute Resolution Professionals, LLC Lakewood, CO

Carrie Rodgers, Esq.

Debora Wagner, Esq.

Honorable Julie Kunce Field
8th Judicial District Fort Collins, CO

Colorado Legal Services Greeley, CO

Cynthia A. Savage, Esq.

Steve B. Epstein, Esq.

Julia Lazure, Esq.

Litvak Litvak Mehrtens & Epstein, P.C. Denver, Park Meadows, Aspen, CO

Family Court Facilitator 2nd Judicial District Denver, CO

Conflict Resolution Specialist Golden, CO

Anthony van Westrum, Esq.
Anthony van Westrum LLC Golden, CO

Stephen E. Smith, Esq.
Sherman & Howard LLC Denver, CO

J. Gregory Whitehair, Esq.
IP Resolution Co., LLC Denver, CO • Washington, DC

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LIVE ONLY: OCTOBER 30, 2012
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The Mediation Association of Colorado • Colorado Judicial Department Office of Dispute Resolution CBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section • Colorado Bar Association CLE

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