Speaker: Ken Rosenbaum
CME: 1.5 General
Cost: $25 NVMS members/ $35 General Public
Networking: 7:00pm-7:30pm-Coffee, Soda, and Light Snacks will be provided
This presentation is intended to explain not only the purpose of putting agreements into writing, but the role of the mediator/scrivener in that process and how to make the written agreements between the two parties complete and clear.
1) Understand the reasoning behind the importance of written agreements
2) Learn the role a mediator plays as a scrivener
3) Develop skills that will enable individuals to aid parties in coming to concise and clear agreements
About the Speaker:
Ken Rosenbaum is an attorney and policy consultant who blends dispute resolution into his everyday work. He became certified as a mediator in Virginia in 2003, has mentor status, and has taught various legal and mediation continuing education classes over the years. His experience as a scrivener/drafter began with a stint as a congressional counsel in the 1980s and ‘90s. As a private consultant, he has advised on governance reform and helped to draft statutes, regulations, and model contracts around the world. He is the author of two United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization drafting guides: one for legislative drafting and the other for negotiating and drafting forestry agreements with local communities. His practice specialty is environmental policy. He sits on the leadership council of the Environment and Public Policy Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution and is listed on the federal government’s roster of environmental dispute resolution professionals.