Upcoming Events by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution

Linda Seely, the director of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, announced the following programs, which are free for Section members:

June 10 at 1pm ET – Leveraging ADR to Strengthen Your Client’s Enterprise. This session prepares lawyers to help their clients leverage ADR in workplace litigation to repair the employer/employee relationship, clearing a path to re-engagement.  Seasoned experts will share how advocates can guide their clients in transforming workplace conflict into an opportunity for change in organizational policies and practices that tap employee potential and improve resilience.  

June 11 at 1 pm ET – How to Effectively Conduct “Zoom” Trials (and Mediations) during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond. 

June 18 at 1 pm ET – Addressing Emotions from COVID-19, Racial Inequity, and Civil Unrest: Chronic, Stress Leadership and Loneliness. Covid-19, racial injustice, and civil unrest are causing  pain, anxiety, strong emotions, loneliness and chronic stress.  This program will draw on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research to provide you actionable takeaways and help you improve your well-being and the practice of dispute resolution.

June 19 at 1 pm ET – Mask Off: Race, Relations, and Revelations.  June 19th (JUNETEENTH), also known as Freedom Day in the African American community is a commemoration of the ending of slavery… the Emancipation Proclamation of 1865. This informative webinar is designed to facilitate a celebration of the ties that bind us as a nation, but also to enable candid conversations and inspire actions that we can all employ towards an inclusive society.  

June 24 at 1pm ET – Breaking through the Divide: Illustrations of Work Addressing Community DivisionThis session will feature community leaders who are working to address systemic divisions tear at the fabric of their communities.  Facilitated by Ohio State’s Divided Community Project, participants will engage with ideas for addressing community division and underlying causes in their own communities.  

June 30 from noon to 4:15pm ET – Town Hall on Conflict Prevention. The planning, monitoring and/or intervention necessary to stabilize a business relationship when tensions emerge and before the tensions grow into a legal conflict or claim.  Registration opening soon! 

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