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Monday, September 12, 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-04:00) • MWI, 10 Liberty Square - 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02109
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-04:00) • CMCRI Community Room, 500 Broad St., Providence, RI
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-04:00) • Baltimore, Maryland
Thursday, November 03, 2016 8:30 AM (UTC-03:00) • Atlanta, Georgia

Next Featured RIMA Event:  


Annual Membership Meeting and Kick-Off Event   


Creating Value through Mediation

Date: Tuesday September 13, 2016    5:30-8:00 P.M.

Location: Davenport's Restaurant,
East Providence, RI 


  •  Networking and "Meet and Greet" - Mix with old friends and meet new ones.
  • Outgoing President's Review 
  • Approval of Officer Slate 
  • Incoming President's Overview   
  • Welcome New Members and Students
  • RIMA Training & Event Schedule for 2016-17 

We've been working hard making some big plans for the coming program year.  Come hear all about it at this event.   This is our most social event.  It may turn out to be very influential for you and mediation in Rhode Island.


  • Dinner Buffet
  • Cash Bar 
  • Coffee and Dessert       

Past Events 

Amazing Evening - Don't Miss Next Year's


This is our sixth annual "CELEBRATE" event and was the first of its kind in bringing together RI Mediators Association members, judges, interested colleagues and friends, and invited government, business and non-profit interests to celebrate the "Advancement of Mediation in Rhode Island".  

This year's theme:

"CALLING or CAREER: The Aims of Mediation in the 21st Century"

Keynote Speaker:
Frederic Reamer, PhD,

r. Reamer is a professor in the graduate program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College.  He has conducted extensive research on professional ethics and lectured nationally and internationally on the subjects of professional ethics, professional malpractice and liability.  He has been involved in several national research projects sponsored by The Hastings Center, the Carnegie Corporation, the Haas Foundation, and the Scattergood Program for the Applied Ethics of Behavioral Healthcare at the Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of many books and articles on professional ethics, criminal justice, and research methods. 

He is the producer of the compelling series "This I Believe – Rhode Island", which broadcasts weekly on RI Public Radio. The series is modeled on the national "This I Believe Project".  

Join us for this compelling conversation.

The evening includes:

  •  Cash Bar

  •  Dinner Buffet

  •  Coffee and Dessert 

Preregistration Required 
- Seating is Limited -

1149 Restaurant, Warwick, RI

Wednesday, April 06, 2016
- This workshop SOLD OUT! -

 "Good Faith in Mediation" 

RIMA Workshop

An Explorative View of the Importance and Perception of "Good Faith" in Mediation. 


Prof. Bruce I. Kogan, Esq. Mediator and Professor of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law 

James T. Murphy, Esq. 
Jim has a broad base of trial, appellate, municipal and general counsel experience across a full spectrum of practice areas.   

Join us as Bruce and Jim engage in a conversation about good faith in mediation with Jim speaking from his litigator perspective and Bruce from his mediator perspective.

When; Wednesday, April 06, 2016       5:30 PM

(Registration Opens March 1, 2016)

  • Member – $20.00 (USD)
  • Non-Member – $40.00 (USD)         

Join us for this special discussion of mediation. This is expected to be informative and almost certainly very popular. 

2.0 MCLE Credits
-This program is designed to qualify for 2.0 credits. Attorneys seeking Rhode Island MCLE credit must apply via Appendix D on the RI Supreme Court Attorney Portal.

 Join us. 
• Networking and "warm-up" - Mix with friends and meet new ones.
•includes Light Sandwich fare and Soft Drinks.


Feb. workshop SOLD OUT 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Watch Video Highlights


"Understanding Social Security" 

RIMA Workshop

An Exploration of Issues and Concerns around Social Security and Divorce. 

-Jeremy Howe, Esq., Newport Attorney and Mediator
The Law Offices of Jeremy W. Howe, Ltd
Jeremy is an experienced family and elderlaw attorney, Advanced Mediator and author and lecturers on divorce, family and elder law.

-Richard Streitfeld, CPA and Partner,
Aaronson, Lavoie Streitfeld Diaz and Co, PC

Rick provides accounting and financial advice to businesses, entrepreneurs and artists. He leads business workshops for creatives, freelancers and new businesses. 

 -* Nov. Workshop SOLD OUT *- 
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
RIMA Presents:

"Mediating in
Civil Litigation Matters"

litigationRIMA Workshop

An Exploration of Mediation in Civil Litigation Matters. 

William A. Poore Esq.   

He will be sharing his views and experiences on creating a robust mediation practice focused on civil litigation cases.      

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 

5:30 PM
RWU - Prov. Campus, 150 Washington St. Providence, RI


- Upcoming RIMA Events -

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 5:30 PM (UTC-04:00) • Davenport's, East Providence, RI
Saturday, October 01, 2016 9:00 AM (UTC-04:00) • Centerville Seminar Center, 875 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI Bldg. 2, Suite 5

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