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Capacity Issues in Elder Mediation

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Venue: Honors Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $15.00

Deadline to Register:  Friday, December 4, 2015

As the population across the United States ages, mediations will increasingly include elders and issues of capacity will need to be considered.  In this session, elder mediator Lori Surma-Heine, will discuss the underpinnings of legal capacity including dementia, mental health problems and chemical dependency. She also will discuss ethical issues which arise and suggest best practices for including the elderly in mediation.

A brief section business meeting will be held at Noon followed immediately by the CLE presentation from 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Lunch is not provided but please feel free to bring your own!  Soft drinks and bottled water will be provided.


Lori Surma-Heine, Hennepin County MH Guardian ad Litem

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit approved | Event Code:  213239 
Alternative Dispute Resolution Rule 114 credit applied for  


ADR Law Section Member:  Free
MSBA Member but not a member of the ADR Law Section:  $10.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $15.00
Law Students: Free
New Admittees (Attorneys Admitted to the Minnesota Bar after January 1, 2015):  Free 

Join the ADR Section:   MSBA members who are not members of the ADR Section can join and attend this CLE for FREE.  Click here to add the section to your membership and then contact Sue Bores to register for this meeting at no charge.

ADR Neutrals who are not eligible for membership in the MSBA can join the ADR Section as a Section-Only member.  Details are available here.

Remote Participation:  

Remote participation is available.  Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail on Monday, December 7. 

To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.

Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.

Questions? Contact Sue Bores | 612-278-6325

No sessions have been associated with this event.