RI Mediators Association

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 are believed to 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) 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.

 

“Ethical Challenges for Mediators”

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
  • RWU - Prov. Campus, 150 Washington St. Providence, RI

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“Ethical Challenges for Mediators”

Ethical Chalenges as in OZRIMA Workshop:

An Exploration of Ethical Challenges faced by Mediators and the responsibilities they face. 

Moderator:
Madeleine B. Bass, Esq.   

Ethical challenges arise from many sources. 

Lawyers serving as third-party neutrals are subject to ARTICLE V. RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT and may be subject to court rules or other law.  
Lawyer-neutrals may also be subject to various codes of ethics, such as the Code of Ethics for Arbitration in Commercial Disputes prepared by a joint committee of the American Bar Association and the American Arbitration Association or the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators jointly prepared by the American Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association and the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution(now ACR).  The same may be true for other Professionals. 

The Rules do not, however, exhaust the moral and ethical considerations that should inform a practitioner, for no worthwhile human activity can be completely defined by legal rules. The Rules simply provide a framework for ethical practice.* 

Join us for this wide ranging discussion may prove to be provocative as well as informative and almost certainly very popular. 

 

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

Join us.  

  •  Networking and "warmup" - Mix with friends and meet new ones.
  • includes Light Sandwich fare and Soft Drinks. 

*from "ARTICLE V. RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT" by RI Supreme Court.

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