Negotiation Strategies for Family Law Professionals
This session will review typical negotiation styles that are used by lawyers in general and then focus on particular styles often used in family law context. The advantages and disadvantages of these styles will be reviewed. Finally, the webinar will examine skills and possible responses for diffusing the more aggressive/unethical tactics that can be faced.
Note: This program is not approved for continuing education for psychologists. To purchase a certificate of attendance please contact the AFCC office. $15 for members and $20 for non-members. You must attend the live webinar to receive a certificate of attendance.
Andrea Schneider, JD is a professor Marquette University Law School where she teaches ADR, Negotiation, Ethics, and International Conflict Resolution. She is also the Director of Marquette’s nationally-ranked ADR program. Professor Schneider is the author or co-author of numerous books and book chapters in the field of dispute resolution including Dispute Resolution: Examples and Explanations with Michael Moffitt and co-editor of The Negotiator's Fieldbook with Christopher Honeyman. Her other textbooks include Negotiation: Processes For Problem and Mediation: Practice, Policy & Ethics, as well as Dispute Resolution: Beyond The Adversarial Model with Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Lela Love & Jean Sternligh. In 2009, Professor Schneider was awarded the Woman of the Year Award given by the Wisconsin Law Journal and the Association for Women Lawyers. In 2000, Professor Schneider was given an Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Civil Trial Mediators for her work as the national coordinator for the ABA Law Student Representation in Mediation Competition. She is a founding editor of Indisputably, the blog for ADR law faculty and started the Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress annual conferences in 2007.