The latter half of the course addresses assisted negotiations, and how attorneys and their clients can participate most effectively in a mediation.
The Martin Modification: Mediator Issues in State-Sponsored Programs Suzanne Curran Carney This simulation offers students an opportunity to participate in a very typical mediation experience. The subject matter is domestic relations and the mediation is provided through a government program.
Representation of Clients in Mediation Roleplay: King v.
Johnson and Jones Julia Gold Professor Gold wrote this exercise for use in her Negotiations class.
When Cultures Clash Lynn Malley This exercise is designed to get students to think outside of a number of boxes - the adversarial legal box, the white male box, and the Western logical box, among others.
As written, it would be useful in a class on crosscultural dispute resolution or on negotiation.Each student assumes the role of one of the prospective partners and negotiates with another student playing the role of the other party.The exercise is intended to help students develop their planning, problem solving and negotiation skills, and to reinforce their knowledge of substantive partnership law.The authors of these exercises encourage other professors and teachers to use the exercises in their courses.In making these exercises available to dispute resolution educators, the Hewlett Lawyer as Problem Solver Committee hopes to increase the availability of teaching tools to teach the concept of the lawyer as problem solver. You can download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat from City of Riverport Jeff Goldfien This exercise involves the mediation of a legal dispute between two local government agencies with different functions but overlapping geographic jurisdictions.Using Systems Design Methods to Promote Good-Faith Participation in Court Connected Mediation Programs John Lande Professor Lande created this exercise to see how different groups perceive court-connected mediation programs and mediation more generally.The exercise is designed to analyze issues about good-faith conduct in mediation and for designing court-connected mediation programs.These exercises were compiled for the Lawyer as Problem Solver workshops at the Legal Educators' Colloquium, cosponsored by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and the Association of American Law Schools and held in conjunction with the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution annual spring conference.This special workshop examines how exercises, role plays, and simulations can be most effectively used to develop the perspective of the lawyer as problem solver.Barton This exercise discusses the principles of preventive law as well as how preventive law can be taught.The exercise includes an example in how to teach a class to think preventively.