Threats to Mediation Confidentiality Post Girardi – How Mediators can Better Protect the Parties’ Process and the Mediator’s Practice

CLE Credits: 0.50 General / 0.50 Ethics

Has the process of mediation gone “off the rails?” Has public confidence in mediation been eroded by recent events? Is there a need for regulation or would better efforts at self-governance serve the profession and the public well? This panel, comprised of recognized ADR industry experts and thought leaders, will propose discrete measures that the profession can implement in the near term for greater self-governance and fewer threats of external regulation. The panel will delve into the threats behind proposed regulatory enactments that threaten the very fabric of mediation confidentiality and propose solutions that mediators can adopt for the future of mediation and the public it serves.


Harold Coleman, Jr., Esq.