Building a Thriving ADR Practice 

Sep. 1, 2017 - Aug. 31, 2019
Toronto Online

OBA CPD Select Curated Informtion for the Busy Lawyer

OBA CPD Select

How can you best navigate the common challenges faced by lawyers who set up their own mediation practice? Our diverse lineup of speakers will provide tips on how to get started as a mediator. Gain expert advice on balancing your mediation practice and differentiating yourself in a crowded market. Enhance your skills by understanding personality disorders and learning how to avoid emotional triggers during mediation. Learn valuable tricks of the trade as our speakers share their secrets for success in reaching consensus. Boost your cultural competency as a lawyer and ADR professional to improve your relationships with clients and opposing parties to resolve disputes.

Chapter 1 – Establishing a Successful Mediation Practice

1.1 How to Get Started as a Mediator
1.2 Balancing Your Mediation Practice and Differentiating Yourself in a Crowded Market

Chapter 2 – Managing Personality Disorders in Mediation

2.1 Recognizing Personality Disorders
2.2 Strategies for Dealing with Disabilities in Mediation
2.3 How to Avoid Emotional Triggers During Mediation

Chapter 3 – Cultural Competency Training

3.1 Cultural Competency to Help you Thrive in your ADR Practice

Chapter 4 – Mediator Strategies for Reaching Consensus

4.1 Mediator Strategies for Success in Navigating Difficult Situations

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To view the videos and access publications, please click here.


Program Cost


CBA Member: $275*
Non-Member: $380*

*plus applicable taxes

OBA CPD Select | Take advantage of our customized suites of CPD programs and publications, and learn at your own pace by selecting targeted sessions that you want and need most. Our experts have curated specialized content to guide you in your practice, and enhance your skillset to meet the demands of the evolving legal profession - join in and select the content you want, when you need it!


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