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2022 Mediation Advocacy 201

Total Credits: 1.2 MCLE, 1.0 Kansas Credit

Practice Area:
Audio and Video



This program is designed for practicing attorneys who have completed many mediations and are comfortable with the process but want to better understand and implement mediation strategies. It is a deeper dive beyond the techniques raised in 101. We will look at how to best prepare for the mediation, the dying joint session, bracketing, handicapping, mediator numbers, multiparty issues, responding to challenging clients and opposing counsel, we will take time to review the impact of cognitive biases and a look at hybrid/blended mediations now and in the future.  Mediation 101 is not a prerequisite. 

What you will learn: 

  • Improve understanding of the process 
  • Better prepare 
  • Anticipate problems 
  • Bracketology and handicapping 
  • Multi-party issues 
  • How to handle challenging clients 
  • Cognitive bias 

Speakers: Michael Geigerman & Kim Kirn,  United States Arbitration, Inc., St. Louis 

Moderator:  Kim Kirn

This program is part of a special program pricing series. The pricing for this series is variable, and will automatically adjust when you purchase qualifying programs HERE.

Bundle Pricing:
1 program: $120
2 programs: $75 per program (37% discount)
3 programs: $60 per program (50% discount)



Michael Geigerman's Profile

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Michael Geigerman is the Managing Director of United States Arbitration, Inc (USAM). He has conducted over 4,500 mediations since 1986 on a wide variety of civil and commercial matters. Mike is  co-chair of the MoBar ADR Committee.  He serves on the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri ADR Committee and is an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law. Mike is a distinguished fellow of the International Academy of Mediators.

Kim Kirn's Profile

Kim Kirn Related seminars and products


Kim has conducted hundreds of mediations in personal injury (auto, trucking, wrongful death, premises liability and sexual misconduct) construction, real estate, special education, contracts, civil rights, class action, insurance coverage, professional malpractice and employment (discharge, tenure, disability, FMLA, wage and hour, first amendment and COVID) with US Arbitration & Mediation. Her 35+ year legal career includes mega-big law firms; uber-small law firms; and in-house counsel giving her a balanced approach to ADR.  She is a member of National Association of Distinguished Neutrals; former national Board member of Association of Attorney Mediators; Vice-chair of the Missouri Bar Association ADR Committee; and past chair of BAMSL ADR Committee.

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