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.