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Arbitration for Advocates
 

 
Immerse yourself in an intensive program designed to enhance the arbitration skills of experienced labor relations practitioners.

 
Future dates to be announced. Please email llee@fmcs.gov to be added to the notification list  
 
Dates: TBD
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Location: TBD
Cost:  $1,000.00/Early Bird $900.00
 
Course Information
Participants will participate in a mock arbitration of a complex case that raises both discipline and contract interpretation issues. The registrants will receive course texts and a specially compiled set of arbitration practice guides.

Topics Include:

  • Educating the arbitrator prior to hearing
  • Opening the case with a winning statement
  • Structuring the order of proof
  • Proving negotiating history and past practice
  • Making and responding to evidentiary objections
  • Examining witnesses
  • Offering relevant prior precedent
  • Relying on external law to strengthen your position
  • Seeking and opposing uncommon remedies
  • Crafting effective closing arguments and post-hearing briefs
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an FMCS Certificate of Training.
 
Registration Information
This class will be limited to the first 20 registrants.
 

FMCS Institute for Conflict Management 202-606-3627 or 206-553-2773.






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