Join Mayra Fornos, Esq. for this enlightening discussion on what is inherently a human condition: bias. Ms. Fornos will present a snapshot view of societal biases and how they are manifested in law firms, courtrooms, mediations, attorney/client relationships, and society. She will also discuss the negative impact of human bias, as well as potential solutions and mitigation/elimination strategies.
Presented by Hon. Elizabeth Feffer (Ret.), Mayra Fornos, Esq., and Stacie Hausner, Esq.
Women lawyers bring power to the legal profession. Three experienced and respected women in the field of dispute resolution will provide practical tips designed to enhance your negotiating power in and out of mediation. This includes preparing for a successful negotiation, propery evaluating the risk and value of your case, recognizing potential impediments to a successful resolution, and negotiating in a manner that allows you to optimize your outcomes.
Moderator: Mayra Fornos, Esq. Plaintiff Perspective: Gretchen M. Nelson, Esq., Nelson & Fraenkel LLP Defense Perspective: Edith Matthai, Esq., Robie & Matthai
Mediation From the Plaintiff and Defense Perspective: How to Effectively Work With Your Opponent(s) to Reach a Successful Resolution.