Religion and Politics at the Mediation Table: Managing Values-Based Disputes

Event Description

Deadline to Register: September 10, 2017

Please note that the Section Business Meeting starts at 12 noon and the CLE is at 12:15 pm.

Lunch is brown bag. Refreshments will be provided, however.

Nothing arouses passionate discourse quite like talking about politics and/or religion. Sometimes known as "values-based" or "identity-based" disputes, these seemingly unresolvable and polarizing topics can be tough to encounter, especially when we ourselves hold an opinion that threatens our impartiality. By reviewing core ADR practices such as interest identification and reframing, participants will learn how to engage with these subject areas in a way that fosters mutual understanding and resolution between parties with differing points of view.


Elise Chambers, Program Director | Conflict Resolution Center

Alex Glassmann, Mediator | Erickson Mediation Institute

Robert Roby, Mediator & Consultant | Minnesota Mediation Services, LLC | RC Roby Esquire PLLC

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE credit approved | Event code: 246788

ADR Rule 114 credit applied for


ADR Section Member:  Free
MSBA Member but not a member of the ADR Section:  $10.00
Non-MSBA Member:  $15.00
Law Student: Free
New Admittee (Attorney Admitted to the MN Bar after January 1, 2017):  Free

Remote Participation:  

Remote participation is available.  Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail a day prior on Monday, September 11.

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The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Geen Mui via phone or email:  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:15 PM

Honors Room / Minnesota State Bar Association Minneapolis, MN United States