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October 13, 2015

NAM NEUTRALS RICHARD P. BYRNE, ESQ. AND SUSAN HERNANDEZ, ESQ. TO PRESENT A NYSTLI CLE SEMINAR ENTITLED “WHEN & HOW TO SETTLE….OR FIGHT”

NAM panel members Richard P. Byrne, Esq. and Susan Hernandez, Esq. will be presenting a
3-hour CLE program on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute consisting of a mock mediation and best practices tips directly from the mediators themselves. The seminar entitled “When & How To Settle…or Fight” will focus on how to better understand the how and why of the negotiation process, and how to bring a successful outcome to a case.

Topics to be addressed will include: Is mediation appropriate for every case?; What is the mediator’s function and what makes a good mediator?; Why is it important for the adjuster to be present at the mediation?; Why is it important for the client to be at the mediation and how to prepare them for it?; What should be brought out in the mediation memo and opening remarks?; How to interpret the signs and signals you are hearing, and how to counter appropriately?: When should you walk away and when you should you stay and close the deal?

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM, stated: “I am so pleased when NAM panel members are asked to share their knowledge on the latest trends and practice tips relating to alternative dispute resolution. It is a great opportunity for attendees and members of the legal community to meet Mr. Byrne and Ms. Hernandez, two of NAM’s top rated mediators. Thank you to the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute for this invitation recognizing the achievements of both of these Neutrals. We look forward to future opportunities to work with the NYSTLI in presenting the latest and most up to date issues in ADR.”

Program Details:

When: Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 6pm – 9pm
Where: NYSTLI: 132 Nassau Street, Suite 200, New York, NY 10038

For additional information about the CLE call (212) 349-5890.

Click here to view Richard P. Byrne's bio.

Click here to view Susan Hernandez's bio.

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