RI Mediators Association

Events

RIMA Sonsored Events include Workshops and Training, Roundtable Discussions, and Focus Groups covering a wide range of topics of interest to Mediators, Lawyers, Therapists and Financial Advisors.  Many are eligible for MCLE's, Mediator CE's and other professional oganization's continuing professional education credits.

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, February 10, 2016
    • 5:30 PM
    • Centerville Seminar Center, 875 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI Bldg. 2, Suite 5
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    "Understanding Social Security"   

    RIMA Workshop

         
    An Exploration of  Common and Often Misunderstood Issues and Concerns around Social Security and Divorce. 

    Panel:
    -Jeremy Howe, Esq., Newport Attorney and Mediator
    The Law Offices of Jeremy W. Howe, Ltd
    Jeremy is an experienced family and elderlaw attorney, Advanced Mediator and author and lecturers on divorce, family and elder law. He is President-elect of RI Mediators Association, Board Officer and an Advanced Mediator and was instrumental in developing and organizing RIMA.


    -Richard Streitfeld, CPA and Partner,
    Aaronson, Lavoie Streitfeld Diaz and Co, PC

    Rick provides accounting and financial advice to businesses, entrepreneurs and artists and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He leads business workshops for creatives, freelancers and new businesses and has a passion for social entrepreneurship and authors the singular newsletter, Enlightened Accounting: Dispatches from the Zen Mensch. He is on the board of the Economic Progress Institute, a mentor for SE Greenhouse and an Affiliate (Non-Mediator) member of RI Mediator Association since 2013.
                   

    Join us for this informative workshop.   
              
    2.0 MCLE Credits
    -This program is designed to qualify for 2.0 credits. Attorneys seeking Rhode Island MCLE credit must apply via Appendix D on the RI Supreme Court Attorney Portal.
     
    Join us. 
    • Networking and "warm-up" - Mix with friends and meet new ones.
    •includes Light Sandwich fare and Soft Drinks.
    • Wednesday, April 06, 2016
    • 5:30 PM
    • Centerville Seminar Center, 875 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI Bldg. 2, Suite 5
    "Good Faith in Mediation"   

    RIMA Workshop

    An Explorative View of the Importance and Perception of "Good Faith" in Mediation. 

    Presenter:
    Jay Miller, Esq.    

     Attorney’s areas of expertise include    
            
    Join us for a special discussion of mediation. This is expected to be informative and almost certainly very popular. 
     
    2.0 MCLE Credits
    -This program is designed to qualify for 2.0 credits. Attorneys seeking Rhode Island MCLE credit must apply via Appendix D on the RI Supreme Court Attorney Portal.
     
    Join us. 
    • Networking and "warm-up" - Mix with friends and meet new ones.
    •includes Light Sandwich fare and Soft Drinks.
    • Wednesday, May 11, 2016
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 1149 Restaurant, Warwick RI
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    CELEBRATE MEDIATION RI 2016

    (Registration Opens April 7, 2016)

    Event Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2016  5:30 P.M.

    1149 Restaurant, Warwick, RI

    The Rhode Island Mediators Association invites you to join us and our special guests for our Sixth Annual CELEBRATE MEDIATION - RI Event.

    "Creating Value Through Mediation"

    Keynote Speaker:Alice B. Gibney, Presiding Justice, RI Superior Court
    TBA

    Share your perspectives with us.

    The Rhode Island Mediators Association invites you to join us and our special guests for our Sixth Annual CELEBRATE MEDIATION - RI Event.  Come and share in the conversation about RIMA's "Aspirations for a Mediation Friendly Community in Rhode Island".  This 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 Advancement of Mediation in Rhode Island.  

    INCLUDES

    •  Cash Bar
    •  Dinner Buffet
    •  Coffee and Dessert 

    Preregistration Required 
    - Seating is Limited -

    1149 Restaurant, Warwick, RI

    DIRECTIONS TO 1149 RESTAURANT IN 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

     

    • Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Davenport's, East Providence, RI

    SEPTEMBER  KICK-OFF EVENT  

    Annual Membership Meeting and Membership Meeting and Kick-Off Event   

    Theme: 
    Creating Value through Mediation
     

    Date: Tuesday September 13, 2016    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 2016-17
    • Guest Speaker:  TBA 
          may turn out to be very influential for mediation in Rhode Island.
                 

    EVENT INCLUDES

    • Dinner Buffet
    • Cash Bar 
    • Coffee and Dessert      

     

    • DIRECTIONS TO DAVENPORTS RESTAURANT
      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.

Past events

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 RIMA Informational Meeting
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 "Mediating in Civil Litigation Matters"
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 CANCELLED: "MWI's Divorce Mediation Mentoring Project"
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 September Annual Kick-off Event -2015
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 CELEBRATE MEDIATION RI - 2015
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Financial Planning-Information for Divorce Mediators
Thursday, March 19, 2015 “Managing Emotions in Mediation”
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Retirement Assets in Divorce
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Successful Negotiation Habits
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 September Annual Kick-off Event -2014
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 CELEBRATE MEDIATION RI - 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 “Ethical Challenges for Mediators”
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 “Mediators - Help Lawyers Do a Better Job Representing Clients in Mediation”
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 “Essentials of the Rhode Island Child Support System”
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 CLASS ISSUES IN MEDIATION
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 September Annual Kick-off Event -2013
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 CELEBRATE MEDIATION RI - 2013
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