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College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Phone: 208-885-2255

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Basic Civil Mediation

Instructor: Kim Kovach
Location: Boise, ID
Date: May 15 - 19, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fee: $1025.00

Course Information

Basic Civil Mediation is a 40-hour course that explores conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation theory and practice through lectures, discussions, demonstrations, exercises and role-play. Kovach brings a wide range of knowledge and experience to this course and will ensure a fruitful, dynamic, interactive and enjoyable learning experience.

What You Will Learn

  • Fundamentals of effective, ethical mediation practice
  • Diverse mediator orientations, goals and styles
  • Cutting-edge issues debated in the field
  • Strategies for working with attorneys in the mediation process
  • Communication approaches in preventing, reducing, and resolving conflicts
  • The principles of mediation advocacy from both a mediator's and advocate's perspective
  • Negotiation strategies used in mediation
  • A deeper understanding of conflict and alternative approaches to addressing disputes

About the Presenters

Kimberlee K. Kovach has over 30 years’ experience in mediation as a leading teacher, trainer, scholar and practitioner. She is a past chair of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution and former Chair of the State Bar of Texas ADR Section. Kovach has taught a variety of ADR courses in legal education for 20 years and is the author of a text book for law school use: Mediation: Principles and Practice (3rd ed. 2004). She also is the author of Mediation in a Nutshell (2nd ed. 2010). Kovach has published numerous law review articles, book chapters and short articles on a variety of ADR-related topics. Kovach has lectured extensively and conducted hundreds of trainings throughout the US and abroad. She serves as a mediator, arbitrator and trainer.

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College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Phone: 208-885-2255

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu