September Annual Kick-off Event -2015

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Davenport's, East Providence, RI



Annual Membership Meeting and Membership Meeting and Kick-Off Event   

Creating Value through Mediation

Date: Tuesday September 29, 2015    5:30-8:00 P.M.

Location: Davenport's Restaurant, East Providence, RI

  • President's Update   
  • Welcome New Members and Students
  • RIMA Training Schedule for 2015-16
  • Guest Speaker:  Hon. Sandra A. Lanni, Associate Justice, Rhode Island Family Court. 
    Justice Lanni will be speaking briefly about the Family Court's "Internal Mediation Rules Project" that may turn out to be very influential for those who wish to do family and divorce mediation in Rhode Island.


  • Dinner Buffet
  • Cash Bar 
  • Coffee and Dessert      


    1925 Pawtucket Ave, East Providence, RI
    Take I-195 East to US 44 East
    11 minutes from downtown Providence 

We've been working hard making some big plans for the coming program year.  Come hear all about it at this event.   

  Join us for an enjoyable evening and a relaxed atmosphere

  •  Networking and "Meet and Greet" - Mix with old friends and meet new ones.
  •  Announcement of Training & Events Calendar for the coming year!
  •  Includes Dinnner Buffet and a Cash Bar.

About RIMA Trainings:

All RIMA trainings , whether referred to as a seminar, workshop, or presentation are designed to qualify for RIMA mediator CE's and may fully qualify for CE's for attorneys, social workers and certain other professionals.   

Programs are believed to qualify for the stated number of MCLE's because they:
(1) Present significant intellectual and practical content as to contribute to the growth of a participant's professional competence and skills;
(2) Present subject matter that is directly or supportively relevant to the practice of mediation, law and/or ethics;
(3) Are conducted by a person or persons qualified professionally to present the subject matter involved;
(4) When in-person, are presented in a classroom, meeting room, or lecture hall conducive to a meaningful educational experience;
(5) Are presented in a multi-modal fashion, utilizing oral presentations supplemented with written hand-outs and texts and visuals. All materials are believed to meet the highest professional standards in terms of their timeliness, organization, and detail; and
(6) Utilize video and audio presentations only as an adjunct to oral and written presentations.

Attorneys seeking Rhode Island MCLE credit must apply via Appendix D on the RI Supreme Court Attorney Portal. 

RIMA maintains a record of attendance and completed participant's evaluations for each training.


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