Mediation Refresher 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Location: Hyatt Place, 1016 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland, MS

Featuring Lydia Quarles, Esq.

Conflict or Collaboration: The Importance of the Mediator’s Interpersonal Communication Skills


8:00-8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30-9:30 a.m.

ABC’s of Communication

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Communication Self-Assessment and Sharing Common Assessment Results

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-11:45 a.m.

Characteristics of Conflict

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
12:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Characteristics of Collaboration

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Speed-Dating our Communication Skills

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.


3:15-4:15 p.m.

Being True to Disputing Parties: How much do we “fudge” the truth? (Ethics hour)

4:15 Adjourn

Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk–ins will be accepted on a space–available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-1354 or 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar.
Pre–registration is encouraged.


Register online, by mail or by fax. Click here to register online or Download the the registration form here (PDF). To ensure enrollment for a seminar, please complete the registration process and submit your payment online or to the address listed on the form. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your VISA or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267. You may also scan the form and email it to Registrants will receive additional information with their confirmation notice from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6 CLE credits including 1 hour of Ethics/Professionalism. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.


Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Two business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • One business day prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds. In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

Hotel Accommodations

There is currently no room block for this event, however attendees are encouraged to stay at the host hotel.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore-Cain at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.