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Successful Advocacy in Tort and Personal Injury Mediations

Tab A
Agenda

Tab B
Faculty List and Biographies

Tab 1
What’s Unique About Mediation Advocacy?
Frank K. Gomberg,
Gomberg Mediation Solutions Inc.
Paul Torrie, Global Resolutions

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Secrets of the Persuasive Mediation Brief
Paul Torrie,
Global Resolutions (moderator)
Pamela Chapman, Professor, University of Ottawa
Jeffrey R. LeRoy, Lawson LLP

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Your Relationship With the Mediator
Frank K. Gomberg,
Gomberg Mediation Solutions Inc. (moderator)
Risa M. Kirshblum, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
Kadey B.J. Schultz, Schultz Frost LLP

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Handling Bad Behaviour and Difficult Personalities
Jon T. Fidler,
M + F Mediation & Arbitration Services
Wendy Moore Mandel, Thomson, Rogers
J. Jay Rudolph, Rudolph Mediation & Arbitration Services Inc.

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Nonverbal Communication in the Mediation Rom; The Messages You May Be Sending Without Knowing It
Dr. Mark G. Frank,
Professor and Chair, Department of Communication, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

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Breaking Impasses: Creative Solutions For Counsel
Paul Torrie,
Global Resolutions (moderator)
Ivan Luxenberg, M + F Mediation & Arbitration Services
Richard J. (Rick) Weiler, Weiler ADR Inc.

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Advocacy at the Mediation, Part 1
Heidi R. Brown,
Bogoroch & Associates LLP
Frank K. Gomberg, Gomberg Mediation Solutions Inc.
Alfred M. Kwinter, Singer Kwinter
Robert L. Love, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Kathleen Urdahl, Global Resolutions

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Advocacy at the Mediation, Part 2
Paul Torrie,
Global Resolutions (moderator)
Catherine Bruder, Bruder Springstead LLP
Elizabeth Grace, Lerners LLP
Rebecca L. Nelson, Azevedo & Nelson

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Impact of Cross-Cultural Factors on the Mediation
Frank K. Gomberg,
Gomberg Mediation Solutions Inc. (moderator)
Sandhya Kohli, Mediator & Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School
Muneeza Sheikh, Levitt LLP

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Ethical and Professional Issues In the Tort/PI Mediation Process
Paul Torrie,
Global Resolutions (moderator)
Valerie A. Edwards, Torkin Manes LLP
Gavin MacKenzie, MacKenzie Barristers
Donald H. Rogers, Q.C., Rogers Partners LLP

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Notes