• Wednesday, September 26, 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Davenport's, East Providence, RI


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RI Mediators Association presents


We are Kicking-Off a new Activities Year 2018-19 with our CELEBRATE MEDIATION - RI event at a new location: Davenport's Restaurant in East Providence, 11 minutes from downtown Providence.  This year's Event marks the 10th year of RIMA working to Advance Quality Mediation in Rhode Island. 

Come and share in the conversation, comradery, and dinner. 

The evening includes:     

  • 5:30 p.m. Networking and "Meet and Greet" - Mix with old friends and meet new ones.
                   Cash Bar &  hors d'oeuvres station 
  • Welcome       
  • Buffet Dinner
  • Coffee and Dessert
  • Acknowledgements and Awards Presentation
      - 2018 Bruce I. Kogan, Esq. Founders Award to CMCRI
      - 10 Year RIMA Dedicated Service Awards to:

                         Bryna B. Bettigole, LICSW
                         Jeremy W. Howe, Esq.
                         Bruce I. Kogan, Esq. (Professor Emeritus)
  • RIMA Training & Event Schedule for 2018-19
  • Keynote Speaker:
    Hon. Patricia Hurst, Associate Justice (Ret), RI Superior Court 
    Speaking on "Mediation: Dealmaking Vs Transformative Effect"

2018 is the 10th Year of the Rhode Island Mediators Association.  September is the month we kick-off a new year of workshops, trainings and roundtable discussions.  The annual "CELEBRATE" event 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 "Advancing Quality Mediation in Rhode Island".     



1925 Pawtucket Ave, East Providence, RI :  

  • Take I-195 East to US 44 East
    11 minutes from downtown Providence 

  Join us for an enjoyable evening and a relaxed atmosphere.     

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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