Getting Your Case Settled Track | Advocacy in Mediation: Understanding the Lawyer's Role

This session will discuss the steps to take when you have been appointed as a Guardian ad Litem. It will include the intake process as well as information needed as you progress through the case, when recommendations are appropriate and considerations for settlement versus trial.

Speakers: Alan E. Freed, Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, PC, St. Louis; and Craig D. Ritchie, Ritchie, Soper & Schutt LLC, St. Joseph