ADR Section to Host How to Prepare for Mediation Teleseminar

The State Bar of Michigan Alternative Dispute Resolution Section will host a teleseminar about how best to prepare to mediate and arbitrate from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2.

The teleseminar will feature a panel discussion focused on advice and anecdotes from senior, experienced practitioners on best practices, techniques, common mistakes to avoid and how best to prepare that will be moderated by Michael S. Leib, a mediator with Leib ADR in West Bloomfield. Panelists include Earlene Baggett-Hayes, founder and owner of the Law and Mediation Center in Pontiac, and Zena Zumeta, president of the Mediation Training & Consultation Institute, Zena Zumeta Mediation Services and The Collaborative Workplace in Ann Arbor. The panel discussion will be aimed at mediators, but will be beneficial to advocates as well.

The teleseminar costs $10 for Alternative Dispute Resolution, Family Law, Young Lawyers and Probate & Estate Planning Section members and law students, and $40 for other registrants. To register online or download a copy of the mail-in registration form, visit Dial-in instructions will be provided on participants’ registration confirmations. For additional information about the seminar, contact Michael Leib at (248) 563-2500 or