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2022 Mediation Advocacy 301

Total Credits: 1.0 Self Study

Practice Area:
Audio and Video


Original date 1/20/2022.

This program is designed for experienced attorneys who want a deep dive into the psychological underpinnings of mediation negotiation.  We will discuss the neuroscience in law; the psychology behind decision making; and trends we are seeing in mediation. 301 will be useful for attorneys who might consider becoming a mediator later in their practice.  Mediation 101 and 201 are not prerequisites. 

What you will learn: 

  • Neuroscience in law 
  • Psychology behind decision making 
  • Cognitive biases in depth 
  • Trends we are seeing in mediation

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

Note: This material qualifies for self-study credit only. Pursuant to Regulation 15.04.5, a lawyer may receive up to six hours of self-study credit in a reporting year. Self-study programs do not qualify for GAL Certification, ethics, elimination of bias or Kansas credit.



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

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Kim has conducted thousands 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 and wage and hour) 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 President of the Association of Attorney Mediators-STL; a former national Board member of Association of Attorney Mediators; a member of National Association of Distinguished Neutrals; and Vice-chair of the Missouri Bar Association ADR Committee.

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