The Missouri Bar 2012 Solo and Small Firm Conference

Substantive Program

Saturday, June 9th * 11:10 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. * Location: Fall Creek

What's New in the ADR World? New Approaches in Mediation Advocacy and Process and U.S. Supreme Court Decision Affirming Arbitration Agreements

Speakers: Ron Wiesenthal and Rob Litz 

Moderator: Karolin Solorzano Walker

Provide a practical approach to preparing for and representing clients in mediations and arbitrations. We will present techniques for a successful mediation, including preparation and advocacy skills. Discussion of recent U.S. Supreme Court and Missouri Appellate cases relating to arbitration, including enforcing class action waivers, as well as key arbitration statutes.