This program is designed for mediators who would like to learn techniques and strategies to help the parties reach an agreement. We will touch on different methods for a successful mediation including the ethical considerations for mediators.
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Speakers: Creighton Cohn, The Cohn Law Firm, LLC, Clayton, and Sam Stragand, Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council, St. Louis
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Creighton J. Cohn has focused his practice on consumer law and personal injury since 2000. He represents individuals in areas including improper credit reporting, consumer fraud, unfair and deceptive acts, abusive debt collection, debtors’ rights, identity theft, and warranty and lemon law in addition to personal injury claims. He is a frequent speaker on consumer law related topics. He has litigated many consumer and personal injury cases, and also participated in numerous mediations and arbitrations. He obtained his certificate of mediation from the University of Missouri - Columbia in 2000 and is a volunteer mediator for the Missouri Bar Fee Dispute Resolution Committee. Mr. Cohn is a 1998 graduate of St. Louis University School of Law and is admitted to practice in Missouri and Illinois as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. His firm is located in Clayton, Missouri.
Sam Stragand is a staff attorney at the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing & Opportunity Council, the only non-profit non-governmental fair housing organization in the State of Missouri. He represents individuals, families, and his organization in housing discrimination administrative complaints and lawsuits in state and federal court in Missouri and Illinois. He received his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and continues to work with the law school in multiple capacities, including as an externship supervisor, an adjunct professor, and a coach of the intercollegiate Representation in Mediation team. Sam also manages the St. Louis Pro Bono Mediation project, which offers mediation services at the pro se eviction court dockets in St. Louis City and County.
Thu, Jun 18, 2020 - 02:00p to 03:40p CDT
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