Psychology of Fear in Mediation (Telephone CLE)
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Psychology of Fear in Mediation (Telephone CLE)

Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association's ADR Section

When: 10/6/2014
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Where: Telephone CLE
Contact: Christy Cronin

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Richard M. Calkins

Psychology 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 arbitration.

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 Practice Guide.

CLE CREDIT (approved)

1 hour of state CLE

ISBA ADR Section Members - $30

Please use promo code ADR30 when registering to receive the $30 rate. This code is for ISBA ADR Section Members only. If wanting to join this section ($15 fee), please contact the ISBA's Membership Department at 515-697-7870 (must already be an ISBA Member).

ISBA Members - $35
Non-ISBA Members - $55

Any materials related to this telephone CLE, as well as joining instructions, will be sent via e-mail prior to the event. Please include e-mail address when registering for this event. ISBA members, please make sure we have your most up-to-date e-mail address.