The ABA Dispute Resolution Section is proud to present its 17th Annual Advanced Mediation & Advocacy Institute on November 15-16, 2019 in Houston, Texas. This two-day premier professional skills program features opportunities to learn from nationally recognized dispute resolution experts in North America.

Mastering Your Skills: Mediation Do’s and Don’ts…as Viewed Through the Lenses of Parties, Advocates and Mediators

This two-day interactive institute features opportunities to learn from some of the leading mediators and advocates in North America.

Advocates and mediators alike shouldn’t miss this opportunity to learn advanced techniques in direct negotiations and mediated settlement discussions!

Each plenary session panel features an expert mediator, in-house counsel, and a skilled outside attorney, discussing each phase of the mediation process.

Plenary sessions will be followed by small group discussions led by experts in the field. These discussions provide an opportunity for mediators and advocates to interact in small facilitated groups and creates a unique environment to enhance your skill, knowledge and understanding of direct negotiation and third-party mediation processes.

  • Learn from leading advocates and mediators
  • Discuss effective skills and techniques to obtain
  • better outcomes for your clients
  • Actively engage in discussions with presenters
  • Gain new practice development skills

Who Should Attend?

  • Litigators
  • In-House Counsel and Other Corporate Users of Mediation
  • Mediators
  • Judges


South Texas Colleague of Law
Houston, Texas

  • Event Details
  • Location: Houston
  • Start Date: 15/11/2019 8:00 am
  • End Date: 16/11/2019 4:00 pm
  • ArbitralWomen Participation: Ana Sambold