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Mediation: Theory and Practice – August 2019 CANCELLED

August 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 25, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

This class has been cancelled. Please contact Dana Curtis at dcurtis@scu.edu with any questions. Thank you.

State-of-the-art theory applied to practice—in law, business and interpersonal relationships.

Presented by the Conflict Resolution Program at Santa Clara Law

Dates and Times: August 15 (9 am–5:30 pm); August 16 (9 am – 5:30 pm); August 17 (9 am – 5:30 pm); August 23 (9 am – 5:30 pm); August 24 (9 am – 5:30 pm); August 25 (9 am – 4:30 pm)


This Unique Mediation Training brings together law students and professionals in business, health care, human resources, mediation and law to expand their understanding of conflict and develop the skills and self-awareness necessary to mediate effectively. This highly interactive and experiential program meets the 40-hour training requirements of most courts and many community mediation programs. Topics include:

  • Understanding and managing conflict
  • Negotiation basics
  • Key communication skills, including empathic listening
  • Mediation ethics and decision making
  • Facilitating case evaluation, including the role of law and lawyers
  • Application of social and neuro sciences to conflict and negotiation
  • Self-awareness and self-reflection
  • Implicit bias and cross-cultural competence
  • Special issues: grief, apology and forgiveness
  • Representing clients in mediation
  • Professional development – reflective practice and the business of mediation

Tuition: $1,995; $1,695, gov/non-profit; $100 discount 30 days before program (not available to gov/non-profit)

Tuition, due at registration, is fully refundable, minus $300 cancellation fee, up to two weeks before the course begins.


Dana CurtisDana Curtis has trained hundreds of mediators training for organizations, courts, and law schools throughout the U.S. and internationally, including at Stanford Law School for 10 years, and Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation, for the past six years. Her mediation practice focuses on high conflict business, employment, probate, and estate disputes. Dana writes about mediation, including as co-author of Appellate Mediation: A Guidebook for Attorneys and Mediators (ABA 2016). She served four years as a Circuit Mediator for the 9th Circuit and has been recognized as a “Top 50” California neutral. She is Director of Santa Clara’s Conflict Resolution Program..

Dana will be joined by other Bay Area mediators and trainers.

For Information: contact Dana Curtis, Conflict Resolution Program Director, at dcurtis@scu.edu or (415) 515-8903.

Guarantee: We guarantee quality programs and will refund tuition to any participant who is not satisfied.

MCLE: Santa Clara Law certifies this activity for 41 hours. MCLE credit, two hours Ethics; and one hour Elimination of Bias.

Accommodation: If you need reasonable accommodation to attend this event, please contact The Office of Disabilities Resources at 408-554-4109 or disabilitiesresources@scu.edu at least 72 hours before the event.


August 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am
August 25, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
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Dana Curtis


Charney Hall 101, Lawyers Lab
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050 United States
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    Mediation: Theory and Practice – August 2019 CANCELLED

  • August 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 25, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
  • Charney Hall 101, Lawyers Lab