• Jun
  • 21
  • 2017

Inter cultural issues in family mediation with David Hoffman

Earlybird extend until 12 June - register NOW!

About the seminar

Direct from teaching the diversity and dispute resolution course at Harvard University, David Hoffman will help attendees better understand issues including the danger of a single story, the psychology of diversity and inclusion, implicit bias and how to understand difference to improve mediated outcomes.

The seminar will cover:

  • How to identify inter cultural issues in a mediation setting
  • Skills and techniques to address and feel comfortable with inter cultural issues
  • How to appropriately address these differences
  • How to reframe positively when these issues arise.

The presenter

David A. Hoffman is a mediator, arbitrator, and Collaborative Law attorney at Boston Law Collaborative, LLC. He is past chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and co-chair of the Section’s Collaborative Law Committee. He teaches the Mediation course at Harvard Law School, where he is the John H. Watson, Jr. Lecturer on Law. He is the co-editor (with Daniel Bowling) of Bringing Peace into the Room: How the Personal Qualities of the Mediator Impact the Process of Conflict Resolution (Jossey Bass 2003).

Anya Gartner will lead the discussion on how inter cultural issues are addressed in New Zealand.

Who should attend:

  • FDR Providers
  • Those interested in FDR

Registration is open, click HERE

Questions? Please contact our Education Co-ordinator, Rebecca

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations for a full refund less a $50 service fee must be received in writing 3 weeks prior to the seminar. Thereafter no refund will be provided. Registrations are transferrable to another person for the course.

NZLS CLE Ltd, AMINZ and RI have jointly developed a suite of programmes for FDR providers. The programmes are supported by the Ministry of Justice.