Course Detail: CLSALTDISRES - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Course Description
Alternative Dispute Resolution refers to dispute resolution techniques that may better suit the needs of parties than traditional litigation does. This intensive course focuses on both traditional and non-traditional dispute resolution options. Participants will review the growth and application of settlement options in the United States. The course will discuss the mediation process, the role of the mediator, and problems encountered in mediation. Students will discuss the art of negotiation and examine how to select the most cost-effective and least intrusive ADR method to achieve the most positive result for both parties. Specific attention will be given to the traditional techniques of negotiation, mediation, and arbitration and more modern variations, such as summary jury trials and mini-trials.

Additional Information
Students are required to complete six Advanced Paralegal Course topics to receive a certificate. Each topic is offered in a seven-week online session. Students must successfully complete the Core Requirements before they take the Advanced Paralegal Course. Up to three Advanced Paralegal Course topics may be taken during a seven-week online session and Advanced Paralegal Course topics do not have to be taken in any particular order.

Registration Deadlines

Course OpensRegister By
August 26August 30
October 21October 25
January 13January 17
March 9March 13
May 1May 8
June 29July 3


Continuing Education Units and Contact Hours

Per course: 45 clock hours or 4.5 CEUs

Format
Online

Cost
$300~$350+Books & Westlaw

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