June 27: Get It in Writing – Scrivener Skills for Mediators
Speaker: Ken Rosenbaum
CME: 1.5 General
Cost: $25 NVMS Members/ $35 General Public
If you have ever wondered if you could be helping parties write better, clearer agreements, come to the June Monday Night Forum. Discover the pitfalls of “The Curse of Knowledge” and “Uncritical Inference”. Recognize the traps lurking in pronouns and time words. Learn some tips to make you a better scrivener.
About the Speaker:
Ken Rosenbaum is Virginia-certified mediator. His experience as a scrivener and drafter began with a stint as a congressional counsel in the 1980s and ‘90s. As a private consultant, he has helped to draft statutes, regulations, and model contracts around the world. He is the author of two specialized legal drafting guides: one about food and agriculture legislation and the other about forestry contracts. He is also a regular teacher of mediation ethics and wrote the “Mediation in Wonderland” article in the March 2016 issue of Resolutions.