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Continuing Legal Education for Mediators

The Legal Studies Institute is dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of mediation and conflict resolution. We offer courses to enhance your professional skills and practice. Mediation is both an art and a science and good mediators are highly trained, experienced and skilled. 

Courses for Mediators

LEG 373 - Mediator Ethics: Advertising and Mediator Fees: Sharpen your ability to recognize ethical and unethical conduct by discussing and examining various examples of advertisements.  Review and discuss the criteria used in establishing an appropriate fee to be charged in mediation. 

* This course satisfies Title 17 continuing education requirements and MPME mandate for continuing education in ethics training.

Speaker: Stephen Krohn, Esq.                                              

When:  Feb. 25, 2015 6–8:15 pm 

Location: Anne Arundel Community College, Careers Building (CRSC), Room 253, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, Maryland 21012

Cost: $50.00 ($10.00 if out-of-county)    

LEG 358 Mediator Ethics: Confidentiality: Examine mediator’s and parties’ responsibility for confidentiality, including communications during mediation, confidentiality of written agreements, permitted disclosures, and admissibility of discoverable material.  Develop strategies for handling confidentiality issues during a mediation session. 

* This course satisfies Title 17 continuing education requirements and MPME mandate for continuing education in ethics training.

Speaker: Nancy Hirshman                                 

When: April 29, 2015 6–8:15 pm

Location: Anne Arundel Community College, Careers Building (CRSC), Room 253, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, Maryland 21012

Cost: $50.00 ($10.00 if out-of-county)

LEG 396 – 20 hour Child Access Mediation Training: This hands–on, interactive training with local subject matter experts covers the basic content areas of child custody mediation and child access mediation. The training focuses on the emotional aspects of separation and divorce; child development theory; addressing domestic violence; Maryland domestic relations law; and parenting plans and drafting agreements, etc. 

Note: This training meets Maryland Rule, Title 17-104(b)(2) requirements for mediating child access disputes.

Speakers: Robert A. McFarland, Esq., Patricia Cummings, LCSW-C                             

When:   To be Determined 

Location: Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, Maryland 21012 

Cost: $300.00 ($305.00 if an out-of-county resident) 

Check back regularly for new courses! 

We are always looking for more ideas. If you have any suggestions for additional course topics, please contact us at edgable@aacc.edu

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