The Evolution of Commercial Mediation: Where It Is and Where It’s Going

Event Description

Deadline to Register: January 6, 2019

This program is Co-Sponsored by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (ADR) and Construction Law Section.

IMPORTANT NOTES : The January CLE is at Stinson Leonard Street LLP in downtown Minneapolis. Please note that the ADR Section holds a business meeting at 12 Noon prior to the CLE program that starts by 12:15 pm. Lunch is brown bag, however, light refreshments will be provided.

CLE Program:

Mediation has evolved since ADR was first mandated in Minnesota state court in 1994. Joint sessions and opening statements are less common; double-blind mediation and mediator proposals are increasingly used; and guided mediation is a new trend in complex litigation. Our panel of prominent mediators will discuss these developments and other trends and innovations.

Presentation Panel:

Honorable Arthur J. Boylan (Retired), Minnesota’s Chief Magistrate Judge | Alternate Dispute Resolution

John Harens, Founder of Harens Mediation Center | Former Senior Partner at Moore, Costello & Hart, PLLP

Mark J. Heley, Attorney | Heley, Duncan & Melander, PLLP

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard MN CLE Credit | Event code: 267616

ADR Rule 114 Credit applied for


Section Member (ADR and/or Construction Law): Free
MSBA Member but not a member of either Sections: $10.00
Non-MSBA Member: $15.00
Law Student: Free
New Admittee (Attorney admitted to the MN Bar after January 1, 2018):  Free

Remote Participation: 

Remote attendance is available.  Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail a day prior to the program.

To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Contact Geen Mui | 612-278-6346 

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, January 8, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:15 PM

Hennepin Room / Stinson Leonard Street LLP Minneapolis, MN United States