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Mediation Training


Offered by the AHLA Alternative Dispute Resolution Service in partnership with the Hamline University School of Law, a leader in dispute resolution and health law.

Friday, October 19, 2012: 8:30 am-5:30 pm Central
Saturday, October 20, 2012: 8:30 am-5:30 pm Central
Sunday, October 21, 2012: 8:30 am-12:30 pm Central

Executive Training Center 
Hamline University
1600 Utica Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55416
(651) 523-2897


You will acquire the knowledge and skills to mediate a health law dispute effectively and ethically. The training is highly interactive and provides extensive coaching and feedback. All participants will have the opportunity to practice mediating a case from start to finish.

Topics will include:

  • An overview of the mediation process and the mediator�s role;
  • Preparing for a productive mediation session;
  • How mediation begins;
  • Accumulating information and developing the agenda;
  • Generating movement;
  • Use of separate sessions (caucuses); 
  • Ending the mediation (with and without agreement);
  • Mediation ethics; and
  • An opportunity for everyone to conduct a mediation from start to finish observed by a coach who will give individualized feedback.

Learn about the Arbitration Training.

The lead trainers are:

Attendance for the mediation training is limited to 28 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Advance registration is required.

View the Agenda


Saturday, October 20: 12:30 pm Cental 
Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Minneapolis-Park Place (see below)

Speaker: Debra Gerardi, President & Chief Creative Officer of EHCCO
Topic: New Perspectives on Conflict Engagement in Healthcare

Please note that luncheon is included in the cost of registration.

Information you will need during the training will be provided on site. Supporting materials will be provided by CD or download.

CLE and Other Information 
This training will qualify you to arbitrate cases through the American Health Lawyers Association. AHLA is an approved sponsor of continuing legal education credits in most states. Once the agenda is finalized, we will provide the amount of CLE credit available. No prerequisites are required to register.

Hotel Information
Doubletree by Hilton Minneapolis-Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis MN  55416
Online Reservations
Phone: 1-800-245-9190

Room Rate: $104 (includes full breakfast)
Hotel Cut-off Date: Friday, September 28, 2012

Hotel accommodations are not included in the registration fee. When making reservations, please indicate you are with the American Health Lawyers Association. The room block might sell out prior to the hotel cut-off date.

The hotel is a short walk from the training center and several restaurants. You do not need to rent a car.

Cancellations and substitutions must be communicated in writing by Friday, October 12, 2012 to Carine Brice. If you wish to send a substitute, please call (202) 833-0762. If you are substituting, please note that the registration fees are based on the membership status of the individual who actually attends the program. The registration fee, minus a $200 administrative fee, will be refunded approximately 3-4 weeks following the program. Due to the limited attendance permitted at this program, and because of insufficient time to register other attendees, no refunds can be made after October 12.

 Registration Details

Arbitration Training
AHLA Members or current member of AHLA roster of neutrals: $795
Non-Members: $995

Mediation Training
AHLA Members or current member of AHLA roster of neutrals: $895
Non-Members: $1095 

Those wanting to pay by check please use the printable form.

Printable Registration Form

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