Monday, December 29, 2008
The ABA Commission on Law and Aging and the ABA Senior Lawyers Division are co-sponsoring a program entitled Elder Mediation: The Challenges and Rewards of this Evolving Practice Area on February 13, 2009 from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. EST as part of the ABA Midyear Meeting in Boston. Attendance is also possible via teleconference.
Here is a description of the program:
This session will highlight the challenges of working with adult families in multi-party disputes around care giving, estate planning, inheritance matters, living arrangements and other issues brought on by aging. Join us to learn about this evolving practice area and multi-disciplinary approach to mediation.
Topics covered include: how to present issues; characteristics of adult mediation; who should be included; when the elder does not/should not participate; obstacles to and strategies for bringing parties to mediation; ethical challenges; and defining success.
To register for this program, please click here.