October 19, 2017

Past Presentations

2011

The Emerging Practice of Elder Mediation, International Summer School on Business Mediation, to be presented between July 16 and 20, 2012, Admont, Austria

Resolving Elder Decisions and Disputes: Mediation and Arbitration before and after the Elder’s Death, co-presenter, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Meeting, to be presented April 20, 2012, Washington, DC

I Grow Old.…:  Working with Elders – and How I Went from “Not Knowing” to Writing a Book about Elder Mediation, 2012 NorCal ADR Faculty Conference, to be presented March 31, 2012, San Francisco

Elder Mediation:  Mediating Sibling Disputes, Ageless Radio interview, December 21, 2011

When the Mediator Is Not Alone with the Parties:  Working with Other Professionals and Agencies in Elder Mediation, co-presenter, Association for Conflict Resolution Section on Elder Decision-Making and Conflict Resolution, November 30, 2011, webinar

The Aging Population:  Elder and Probate Mediation, Perspectives and Programming, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Meeting, April 14, 2011, Denver, CO

Mediating from the Inside Out:  Skillfully Managing Our Internal Dialogue during Mediation, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Meeting, April 14, 2011, Denver, CO

Mediating with Elders and Adult Families:  Trust and Estate Disputes and More, Sonoma County Bar Association, March 23, 2011, Santa Rosa, CA

Mediation Best Practices with Four Top Trainers, Alameda County Bar Association ADR Section, March 9, 2011, Oakland, CA

Mediation and the Geriatric Care Manager, San Francisco Chapter of the National Association of Geriatric Care Managers, January 19, 2011, San Francisco, CA

2010

The Emerging Practice of Elder Mediation, ADR Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Annual ADR Institute, October 29, 2010, Minneapolis, MN

Working with Loss and Grief:  Theoretical, Practical and Personal Implication, ADR Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Annual ADR Institute, October 29, 2010, Minneapolis, MN

The Emerging Practice of Elder/Adult Family Mediation: A Resource for Decision-making and Conflict Management, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, August 8, 2010, San Francisco, CA

Crossing the Border between Grievance and Forgiveness: Mediator As Sherpa?, International Summer School on Business Mediation, July 21, 2010, Admont, Austria

Empathic Listening and Wise Speech, International Summer School on Business Mediation, July 21, 2010, Admont, Austria

Working with Loss and Grief:  Theoretical and Practical and Personal Implications, International Summer School on Business Mediation, July 19, 2010, Admont, Austria

Mediation of Trust & Estate Disputes: Emerging New Techniques in Trust/ Estate Disputes, Sonoma County Bar Association, May 25, 2010, Santa Rosa, CA

Grief Matters:  In Probate and Family Law Collaborative Cases, CP Cal Celebration, April 26, 2010, San Francisco, CA

Appellate Mediation:  It’s Never Too Late to Settle, California Court of Appeal Sixth Appellate District and the Santa Clara County Bar Association, April 16, 2010, San Jose, CA

Forgiveness: The Ultimate Tool of Conflict Resolution, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference, April 9, 2010, San Francisco, CA

Grief Matters: Understanding and Working with Grief in Contested Probate Disputes, Elder Abuse Cases and Adult Family Elder Mediation, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference, April 8, 2010, San Francisco, CA

The Accidental Mediator: Mediation Skills for Eldercare Professionals, Sequoia Senior Solutions, March 9, 2010, Petaluma, CA

So You’re Considering Becoming an Elder Mediator: Elder Mediation ABCs, ACR Section on Elder Decision Making and Conflict Resolution, April 6, 2010, teleseminar

Elder Mediation: Ethical Issues in Elder Cases, San Mateo County Bar Association, January 29, 2010, Redwood City, CA

2009

Grief Matters:  A Workshop for Eldercare, Counseling and Legal Professionals, Sonoma County Bar Association, September 24, 2009, Santa Rosa, CA

Appellate Mediation: It’s Never Too Late for a Happy Ending, California State Bar Annual Meeting, September 11, 2009, San Diego, CA

The Anatomy of a Mediation, The Mediation Society, June 5, 2009, San Francisco, CA

From Conflict to Connection, Professional Business Women’s Association Annual Conference, May 6, 2009, San Francisco, CA

Mediation:  Helping Elders, Their Families and Their Caregivers Make Good Decisions and Resolve Controversies, San Francisco Chapter of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, March 11, 2009, San Francisco, CA

2008

Helping Attorneys and Parties Prepare Skillfully for Mediation or ENE, ADR Program of the Northern District of California, June 3, 2008, San Francisco, CA

When Things Fall Apart, CP Cal Celebration, April 26, 2008, Oakland, CA

How to “Second that Emotion”:  Working with Emotions to Manage Conflict in Mediation, California Judges Association Annual Conference, March 15, 2008, Monterey, CA

Mindful Mediation, Association for Conflict Resolution Rocky Mountain Retreat, February 17, 2008, Allenspark, CO

Mediating with Heart, Soul and Humanity:  Court-connected Mediation as a Source of Values for Elevating Mediation Practice, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Meeting, April 2008, Seattle, WA

2007

Empathic Listening, Apology & Forgiveness: Advanced Mediation Communication Skills, Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand and LEADR Association of Dispute Resolvers, October 17, 2007, Wellington, New Zealand

Appellate Mediation, American Academy of Appellate Lawyers’ Annual Conference, March 2007, Catalina, CA

2006

The Role of Forgiveness, keynote, CP Cal Celebration, March 19, 2006, Santa Rosa, CA

The Power and Pitfalls of Apology, Hawaii State Bar ADR Section, March 2006, Honolulu, HI

2005

Reflective Practice, Association of Conflict Resolution, November 2005 teleconference

Beginning the Beginning:  Convening the Mediation, Northwest ADR Conference, May 2005, Seattle, WA

Dealing with Destructive Emotions during Couples Mediation, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Meeting, April 2005, Los Angeles, CA

2004

The New Significance of Convening in Mediation, Southern California Mediation Association, November 2004, Malibu, CA

Mediator Qualities, Hawaii State Bar Section of Dispute Resolution, March 2004, Honolulu, HI

Mock Mediation, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Women’s Caucus, February 17, 2004, San Francisco, CA

2003

Mediation 101, Stanford Law School Alumni Weekend, October 17, 2003, Stanford, CA

Teaching Reflective Practice, Legal Educators’ Colloquium, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Meeting, March 22, 2003, San Antonio, TX

2002

Workshop on Forgiveness, Washington State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting, September 20, 2002, Seattle, WA

Person Centered Lawyering, Gonzaga University School of Law, March 25, 2002, Spokane, WA

2001

Panel of Mediators, Hastings College of the Law Mediation Seminar, San Francisco, April 16, 2001

Mediating with Challenging People, UCSF Problem Resolution Center, April 10, 2001, San Francisco, CA

Mediation of Public Policy Disputes, Boalt Hall School of Law ADR Policy Seminar, April 2, 2001, Berkeley, CA

A Practice in Intentional Integrity, (with Justine Durrell, Maja Ramsey and Rebecca Westerfield) March 5, 12, 17 and 24, 2001, Sausalito, CA

More than Money: Apology and Forgiveness in Mediation, Hawaii State Bar Dispute Resolution Annual Conference, March 16, 2001, Honolulu, HI

Mediating Workplace and Employment Disputes, UC Berkeley Extension Mediation Training, March 10, 2001, Berkeley, CA

Apology and Forgiveness in Mediation: A Conversation, Yale-Quinnipiac Dispute Resolution Workshop, February 12, 2001, Hamden, CT

Forgiveness and Apology in Mediation, Bar Association of San Francisco Mediation Committee, February 1, 2001, San Francisco, CA

ADR Pedagogy, AALS Annual Conference, January 6, 2001, San Francisco, CA

2000

Mediation in the Workplace, Golden Gate University Conflict Resolution course Graduate Program in Psychology, November 28, 2000, San Francisco, CA

Forgiveness and the Mediation Process, (with Fred Luskin), Green Gulch Zen Center, June 13 and November 17, 2000, Sausalito, CA

The Power of Forgiveness, American Board of Trial Advocates Annual Conference, November 11, 2000, Kona, HI

Forgiveness and Apology, American Board of Trial Advocates Annual Conference, November 10, 2000, Honolulu, HI

More than Money, Mediation Society, October 2000, San Francisco, CA