Richard M. Calkins
of Fear in Mediation, is designed to acquaint mediators with techniques that
can help them in their work. Richard M. Calkins will also discuss more positive
ways to use psychology such as using "used-car salesmen” techniques. The
mediator needs to understand there is a great deal of psychology that goes into
settling a case in mediation.
Richard M. Calkins is a graduate of
Dartmouth College and Northwestern University Law School. Admitted to
bar, 1959, Illinois; 1981, Iowa. From 1959-1961 he served as a law clerk
to Judge Elmer J. Schnackenberg of the 7th Circuit Court of
Appeals. From 1961-1969 he was an associate and partner of the law firm
of Chadwell, Keck, Kayser, Ruggles & McLaren. From 1969-1980, he was
a founding partner of the Burditt & Calkins Law Firm. During the
years 1980-1988, he served as dean of the Drake University Law School, and from
1988 to 1993, was a partner in the law firm of Zarley, McKee, Thomte, Voorhees
& Sease. In 1993 he entered the full-time practice of mediation and
Richard was president of the
American Mock Trial Association from 1984-2004; President of the Blackstone Inn
of Court from 1992-94; President of the American Academy of ADR Attorneys from
1999-00 and Dean from 2000-02. He has completed over 2800 mediations and
arbitrations, and regularly holds classes in mediation training, having taught
over 300 lawyers and 500 law and undergraduate students. He is also
co-author of the treatises, Mediation: A Quest For Peace and the Mediation
CLE CREDIT (approved)
1 hour of state CLE
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