Celesq® Programs

The Ethics and Art of Settlement at Mediation

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CLE Credits

This course will focus on the best way for attorneys to benefit from mediation, including presentation, psychology, strategy and the moves that help to get the best results. 

Mr. Worden will examine the mediation process and how ethical behavior can ultimately lead to success. A discussion of ethical considerations will include relevant ABA Model Rules, such as Rule 1.2: Scope of Representation & Allocation of Authority Between Client & Lawyer, Rule 1.4 Communications, A Lawyer’s Conduct (Preamble and Scope, Subsection [5]), Rule 1.7: Conflict of Interest: Current Clients, Rule 1.14: Client with Diminished Capacity, and Rule 3.5: Impartiality & Decorum of the Tribunal. 

Attendees will also learn to utilize effective behavior during the ADR process, including: 

  • The correlation between ethical behavior and success at mediation
  • The benefits of positivity in the pursuit of settling your case
  • The importance of developing a trusting relationship with your client

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • (ADR) Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Administrative Law & Regulations
  • Complex Resolution Strategy
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • Law Practice Management
  • Mediation


  • Legal Ethics : 1 Credit