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2023 Dealing with difficult personalities

Total Credits: 1.0 Self Study

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Recording available after original program date, 5/24/2023. 

This presentation will cover common difficulties including:
•    The participants' expectations
•    Personalities, inexperience
•    Unwillingness to compromise
•    What mediators can do, or cannot do, to deal with them

Speakers:  Prof. Thomas L. Stewart, St. Louis University School of Law, St. Louis; and Hon. Barbara W. Wallace, 21st Judicial Circuit, 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.




Thomas Stewart's Profile

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Saint Louis University School of Law

Thomas L. Stewart joined SLU LAW in 2009 as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Trial Advocacy program. Previously, Stewart spent the past 12 years as an adjunct professor at SLU LAW teaching Trial Advocacy and Evidence. Over the past 23 years, Stewart was actively engaged in private practice as a trial lawyer, specializing in products liability, medical negligence, class action litigation and toxic torts.
In addition to his active trial practice, Professor Stewart is a certified Neutral having served as a Mediator in over 100 cases in state and federal court.

He has guest lectured for Washington University MBA Programs, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the Lawyers' Association of St. Louis, the Missouri Bar Trial Institute, the Kessler-Edison Program for Trial Techniques at Emory University School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

Hon. Barbara Wallace's Profile

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21st Judicial Circuit

Barbara W. Wallace-B.A. (Economics) Washington University, 1973; J.D. Washington University School of Law, 1976. Member of the Missouri Bar 1976-present. Clerk for Hon. James D. Clemens, Missouri Court of Appeals, 1976-1978. Private practice of law 1978-1995. Appointed Circuit Judge, 21st Judicial Circuit (St. Louis County), 1995. Senior Judge, 2017. Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy, St. Louis University School of Law, 2009-2015. Evidence teacher at New Judge Orientation and Judicial Trial Colleges for Missouri judges, 2004-2017.

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