Mediation Training with Trainers Michael Lewis and Linda Singer

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 — Wednesday, March 7, 2018
The Ritz Carlton, Buckhead 3434 Peachtree Road, NE Atlanta, Georgia 30326

CPR is hosting a full two-day basic mediation training. Attendance for these limited spots can be reserved by contacting Chris Silva at, and finalizing a $1,295 payment. As attendance is limited, CPR will be accepting attendees on a first come first served basis. The agenda for this training is below.



Tuesday, March 6 (9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

9:00     Welcome from The CPR Institute

9:15     Introduction of Trainers and Overview of Training

9:30     Introduction of Trainees

9:45     Lecture and Discussion: Function and Theory of Mediation; Barriers to Settlement

10:30   Break

10:45   Demonstration:  Introduction and Developing Information

11:30   Discussion of Demonstration

12:15   Lunch (provided)

1:00     Small Group Role Plays and Critiques: Introduction and Developing Information

2:15     Demonstration and Discussion: Developing Options

3:45     Break

4:00     Small Group Role Plays and Critiques: Developing Options

5:30     Close


Wednesday, March 7 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

9:00     Demonstration and Discussion: Moving Towards an Agreement

10:30   Break

10:45   Small Group Role Plays and Critiques: Moving Towards an Agreement

12:15   Lunch (provided)

1:00     Discussion: Ethical Issues in Mediating Civil Cases

2:00     Break

2:15     Small Group Role Plays and Critiques: Moving Towards an Agreement

3:45     Impasse-Breaking Questions for Mediators 

4:30     Memorializing Agreements 

4:45     Evaluations of Training 

5:00     Closing


*This non-transitional course has been approved for 14 NY Skills and 1 NY Ethics CLE Credits.

The CPR Institute has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. CPR is a nonprofit organization. Under financial hardship guidelines, at its discretion, CPR may waive the fee for attorneys who demonstrate that they are not currently employed (not retirees). CPR may also provide a special discounted price to attorneys, full-time judges and administrative law judges practicing in the nonprofit and public sectors full time. Email for information.