Preparing for and Mediating Employment Cases

4/27/2021 at 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Event Description

Free CLE Webinar at 1:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Mediator Karen A. Brimmer represented clients in many disputes arising from employment issues until recently joining UWWM's panel of neutrals. Now, she and UWWM shareholder Richard Lord discuss the key issues parties should consider when mediating employment disputes. During a free continuing legal education Webinar, scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, Karen and Richard will walk attendees through the basics and the fine points of helping a client before, during and after the mediation of an employment case.

Join them for this free Webinar, and you'll be eligible for one general CLE credit, pending with The Florida Bar.

Featured Presenters 

Karen A. Brimmer

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Karen practiced as a trial lawyer in South Florida from 1977 until last year. She tried her first civil jury trial her first year after graduating from the University of Miami School of Law and continued trying cases until she decided to become a mediator. She spent the first 23 years of her career (from law clerk to shareholder) at a boutique civil-defense law firm. In 2000, she joined a national law firm, where she continued her trial practice until joining UWWM.

Karen has tried more than 100 jury trials in state and federal courts in Florida in many diverse areas including employment discrimination, wage and hour claims, personal injury, first party insurance coverage disputes, legal malpractice, premises liability and negligent security -- giving her the ideal background and qualifications for helping parties to settle conflicts outside of a courtroom.

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Richard Lord

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Richard, a shareholder with Upchurch Watson White & Max, is a Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and has served as chief moderator for the firm's CLE Webinar series. 

He has conducted more than 200 mediations by Zoom since the beginning of the pandemic and has volunteered his time to help educate attorneys and fellow ADR professionals on the workings of the platform.

Richard is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and of the Section of Dispute Resolution of the American Bar Association (ABA); since 2016, he has served on the section's council and from 2017 to 2018 on its executive committee and as its membership committee chair. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF).

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