1st Friday MCLE Lunch: Mediation | Effective Attorney Advocacy in Mediation by Stacie Feldman Hausner, Esq.

  • Friday, September 07, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • ADR Services, Inc., 1900 Ave of the Stars, Ste 200, Los Angeles, CA 90067

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MCLE 1st FRIDAY LUNCH

Effective Attorney Advocacy in Mediation | Presented by Stacie Feldman Hausner.

During an informative, hour long program, Mediator Stacie Feldman Hausner, Esq. shares several of her most effective tactics for maximizing settlement outcomes.  Stacie draws her information both from her own extensive Mediation experiences as well as the curriculum she developed for her course in “Mediation” at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School.  She will explore how to compose an effective mediation brief, how to most effectively prepare clients for mediation, how to select between combative and collaborative mediation approaches, and how to use persuasion techniques to help influence the opposition.  Additionally, she will share some more nuanced mediation styles, how to utilize anchoring numbers and/or positions, the best timing for revealing information, how to make impactful concessions, and when, if ever, to discuss “bottom lines”. By utilizing these valuable skills, attorneys can help maximize their chances of delivering optimal client results at mediations. 

Join us for this month's MCLE First Friday educational event at ADR Services, Inc. in Century City. 

  • Receive 1 hour of MCLE credit.
  • Networking begins at noon followed by lunch.
  • Presentation begins about 12:30 pm.

Stacie Feldman Hausner, Esq., ADR Services, Inc.

Stacie Feldman Hausner, Esq. is a mediator at ADR Services, Inc. after 20 years of being a lawyer specializing in high-stakes litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants. She received an LLM in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law.  She has been an Adjunct Professor at Straus for many semesters and has taught both “Mediation Theory and Practice” and the "Mediation Clinic."  She has mediated hundreds of cases for ADR Services, Inc., the Los Angeles Superior Court, the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Center for Conflict Resolution. Stacie specializes in mediating disputes in the areas of business, personal injury, employment, construction defect, real estate, and malpractice.  She also spends time presenting MCLE programs to bar associations and law firms on various topics, including, effective attorney advocacy in mediation, optimization of negotiation outcomes, ethics and mediation, psychology and mediation, and gender negotiations.. Read more...

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