Join the ADR Virtual World! An Online Primer for Mediators, Arbitrators and Other Advocates
Judge Kenneth (Ken) L. Fields
Judge Kenneth (Ken) L. Fields is a retired Judge of the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona. He presided over civil, juvenile, criminal, probate, special assignment and family court calendars. From February 1993 through June 1995, he served as the Presiding Judge of the Domestic Relations Department (Family Court), Superior Court of Arizona, in Maricopa County. He is the presiding commissioner for a 5-person arbitration commission deciding disputes between the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe (both Native American Indian tribes). In addition to civilian courts, Judge Fields was a Military Trial Judge for the Arizona National Guard presiding over Courts-Martials until September 15, 2015. Judge Fields has conducted doing online mediations and arbitrations using zoom since 2019 as well as providing training to judges and lawyers relating to online dispute resolution.
Lynn H. Cole, Esq.
Ms. Cole is a former President and Chair of the Board Mediators Beyond Borders International and has been a force for mediation over the past several decades. In 1990 as Chair of the Civil Justice Reform Act Commission, she recommended to the Federal Judges in the Middle District of Florida use of mediation in their civil case management process. They accepted and became the first Federal District to do so. During that same time, she worked with the (now called) Florida Supreme Court Dispute Resolution Center to set up the first state court related mediation program in the United States. She is a Mediation Specialist who has worked and lived in developing rule-of-law countries, Bulgaria, Jordan, Kosovo, and Sri Lanka. She is a full-time domestic and international mediator and mediation trainer who is Harvard-trained and mediation certified by the Florida Supreme Court and, internationally, by the International Mediation Institute (“IMI”) in The Hague.
Each course earns a total of four credit hours of interactive virtual classroom time. Each course is taught in two- 2-hour sessions. Both sessions must be taken to earn the 4 Credit Course.
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FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING: We provide Groups discounts for this Course especially designed for the groups’ needs and time allotments.
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Who can take these courses?
Anyone who is currently a mediator or wants to help others transform their relationships and resolve conflicts more successfully. This course will also be valuable for attorneys, judges, paralegals and others involved in the mediation process.