"Starting a Mediation Practice"

  • Wednesday, March 01, 2017
  • 5:30 PM
  • Centerville Seminar Center, 875 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI Bldg. 2, Suite 5


Rhode Island Mediators Association
Mediator Interest Series Workshop

"Starting a Mediation Practice"

      RIMA Workshop     
An Exploration of  the Business Aspects of Starting a Mediation Practice
Jay Candon, CPA 
Jud Perkins, SCORE Volunteer 
This RIMA Workshop is intended to present information  on how one, who has been trained as a mediator and wants to pursue that profession on a full-time basis, would think through the business aspects of starting a mediation practice/business. 
Jay is a CPA and experienced Forensic Accountant and co-author of the money related chapter in the Hawaii Bar Association's Handbook for Solo Practitioners.  He formerly owned a forensic accounting firm which he built from scratch.
Jud has done work with SCORE, counseling entrepreneurial individuals about developing a business plan and taking other steps towards realizing their goal of building a successful business. 
Both are experienced small claims volunteer mediators with CMCRI. 
Join us for this informative workshop.   
 1.5 CE Credits
-This program is designed to qualify for 1.5 credits.    
Join us. 
• Networking and "warm-up" - Mix with friends and meet new ones.
•includes Light Sandwich fare and Soft Drinks.

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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