• Wednesday, May 07, 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 1149 Restaurant, Warwick RI



Wednesday, May 7, 2014  5:30 P.M.

1149 Restaurant, Warwick, RI

The Rhode Island Mediators Association invites you to join us and our special guests for our Fourth Annual CELEBRATE MEDIATION - RI Event.  This annual event is the first of its kind in bringing together RI Mediators Association members, interested colleagues and friends, and invited government, business and non-profit interests. 

Keynote Theme:

"Making 'Peacemaker' Your Full-Time Job"

Keynote Speaker:
David A. Hoffman, Esq.
David is the John H. Watson, Jr. Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and  the founding partner of Boston Law Collaborative, LLC  where he serves as a mediator, arbitrator, and attorney.  He is past chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and co-chair of the Section’s Collaborative Law Committee. He is past chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and co-chair of the Section’s Collaborative Law Committee.



  •  Cash Bar
  •  Heavy Hors D’oeuvres
  •  Coffee and Dessert 


1149 Restaurant, Warwick, RI


 From Providence and Points North...

I-95 South to Exit 9 (Route 4 exit).  On Route 4  -  take first exit (Exit 8).  Eleven Forty Nine is located directly in front of the light.

From Exeter and Points South...

I-95 North to Exit 8 A.  You will be on Route 2 South.  Take a left at the Showcase Cinema.  Eleven Forty Nine is located approximately 1/8 mile on the left


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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