Panel discussion of frequently seen, as well as unusual ethical dilemmas, that can arise in the mediation of Rule 31 general civil cases and family law cases, along with some suggestions for preventing ethical dilemmas.
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Good perspective to know certain difficult situations are faced by others as well.
As a non-attorney mediator, the nuanced discussion of memorializing agreements (what is and is not the practice of law) was very helpful. Also the challenges of judging capacity, voluntary participation, and confidentiality in "The Age of Zoom" was soething I hadn't considered as strong as I should. Excellent presentation.
I learned quite a bit about mediation strategy from the role of the mediator, especially as it concerns unrepresented parties. Short sessions, as well as the importance of impressing various details regarding consent and securing a written agreement in the case of unrepresented parties is an aspect of mediation that I had not previously considered.
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