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Register Now for NJAPM's 25th Annual Conference at The Imperia in Somerset Focusing on Mediation Techniques
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators

Presents our 25th Annual Conference, 

On Saturday, November 17, 2018 at The Imperia on Easton Avenue, 1714 Easton Avenue, Somerset, New Jersey 08873.


NJAPM’s 25th Annual Conference will focus on mediation techniques. The event, open to all interested parties, is scheduled for Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM at The Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave, Somerset, New Jersey.

Conference chair and immediate past president, Carl J. Cangelosi, JD, APM will provide introductory remarks.  NJAPM President, Gabrielle L. Strich, Esq., APM will then provide an update on the "State of the Association" and will introduce the NJAPM officers and directors.

Featured speaker, Gary Weiner, Chair of ABA Report of the Task Force on Research on Mediator Techniques, and a  California mediator and attorney, will present Mediation Techniques — what exactly are we supposed to do according to empirical research.

Professor Douglas Frenkel will facilitate a workshop on mediation techniques. He founded University of Pennsylvania’s  Mediation Clinical Program, is the co-author of  The Practice of Mediation: A Video-Integrated Text, served on the ABA Task Force with Gary Weiner.

Following a networking lunch, there will be two breakout sessions, with workshops for civil and       divorce mediators.

Session 1 Workshops:

  A. Civil mediation: Moderated by Hon. Bradley J. Ferencz (Ret.), panelists Diane Peyser, Esq., Felicia Farber, Esq, APM, and Robert Margulies, Esq., will cover Why the courts are not sending civil cases to mediation and is there anything NJAPM can do about it.  

  B. Divorce mediation: Moderated by Carl Cangelosi, JD, APM, panelists William Donahue, Esq., APM, Anju Jessani, MBA, APM and Lauren LoSchiavo, LCSW, APM will explain How they draft MOUs.

Session 2 Workshops:

  C. Civil mediation: Felicia Farber, Esq., on Mistakes lawyers and mediators make in civil mediations.

  D. Divorce mediation: Family law update with Hon. Lawrence R. Jones (Ret.).

An interactive ethics  presentation with Robert J. Lenrow, Esq., APM, will close the conference. 

The member registration fee is $165. The conference qualifies for 6.5 CPE and MCLE credits, including 1.2 ethics credits. APMs receive 5.4 NJAPM CE hours. The conference also fulfills the AOC’s 4.0 hour annual requirement for mediators.




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