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Monday, December 29, 2008

Mediation of Elder Law Disputes

ElderlyThe 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.


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Thank you for the information. I am a mediator and lawyer in Minneapolis, Minnesota and am training to become an elder mediation practitioner.

Posted by: Larry Blackwell | Jan 3, 2009 7:58:46 AM

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