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Advanced Negotiator and Mediator Skills Training

What attendees say…

“As a mediator, your skills are almost unequaled. As a trainer of mediators you have successfully imparted skills with the most glowing feedback from participants that I have ever seen.”
Patrick Mead, VP American Arbitration Assoc.

“The Training was absolutely superb. The breadth of your experience added an essential practical dimension to the course”
Bob Niemic, Esq., Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC

”I have seen most of the leading ADR trainers in the country in action. You are the best team I have seen by far!.”
Vivian Carter, Arbitrator, Formerly with CPR, NY

“It is a rare privilege to work with a mediator who possesses your talent, creativity, intellect, and perseverance - unmatched in my experience. You were enthusiastic and undaunted by the greatest challenges posed by the most complex cases. You are simply beyond comparison as a mediator.”
Craig B. Florence, Esq., Gardere Wynn Se
well, LLP, Dallas, TX

“I have never seen a more through manual for mediation. The information is priceless. All the exercises were unique and timely. All my needs were met. I just wanted more.”
Cris Gilbert, ADR Coordinator, Dallas County, TX

“Of all the mediators I have worked with, [you were] the best.”
J.M. Haggar III, Chairman, CEO, Haggar Clothing Company

“Thank you for the outstanding training you conducted in New York City for us. It was very dynamic and creative.”
Mare S. Kirschner, Esq., Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue

“Thank you for a job well done.”
David Brown, Esq., Winstead Sechrest & Minick, Dallas, TX

“The content of the training, and you, the trainers were absolutely superb. The breadth of your experience as mediators, lawyers, and training professionals added an essential practical dimension to the course.”
Bob Niemic, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC

“You created a labor-management partnership council that is the most effective I have ever seen. Thank you for creating magic for us!”
Philip Lenowitz, Chief of Employee Relations, VA Medical Center, Atlanta, GA

“I gained inestimable knowledge that will be used frequently as I go through my daily responsibilities as an Affirmative Action Officer. Your mediation program has provided me with the tools to build a 'magic wand' in our complaint process.”
Ray Ruiz, Assistant Director, OHSU, EEO Department

“People came expecting new information and left instead with new attitudes. You went beyond the call to provide us with one of the most worthwhile organizational experiences we have had.”
Jamie S. Tilman, Executive Director, Multnomah County CASA, Inc.

“Your training was perhaps the most effective I have ever received.”
Jacob Tanzer, Esq., former Oregon Supreme Court Justice

“I am now a 'disciple' of mediation and would recommend you highly. Thanks again!”
Richard P. Grigsby, President, Grigsby Construction Co.

“You should make this class longer! Please keep doing what you are doing.”
Honorable Gary Hall, 68th District Court

“Probably the best course I've taken in years.”
Leslie Benckendorf, Oregon Department of Transportation

“Your program is one of the most powerful professional educational sessions I have ever attended. You were insightful, sensitive and motivational. I would take advantage of your services in a heartbeat.”
Steven Leader, CRE, Realty Advisors, Ltd.

“The knowledge, experience, energy, and enthusiasm that you and your staff brought to the conference were catalysts for two days of enjoyable learning. Your dedication to excellence and your commitment to diversity were evident.”
Tommy George & Robert Graham, Directors, USDA Soil Conservation Service

“The entire seminar was fantastic. I feel like I have discovered two treasures as mediators.”
David Wilk, Esq.

“I think that your behavioral skill analysis session would be very helpful to other attorneys in their practice.”
Robert T. Slovak, Esq., Gardere, Wynne, Sewell, LLP

“The best training I have received. You have developed a training approach that combines the pragmatic and theoretical for a systematic approach to mediation.”
Bruce Thomas, Esq.

“Thank you for the exquisite performance. We look forward to seeing you at future events.”
Lt. Paul W. May, Yamhill County Sheriff's Office

“Abrams Mediation training is focused and intensive, and provides the trial practioner with tools to shed the veil of negotiation and to more effectively represent the client in mediation.”
K.B. Battaglini, Esq., Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP

“This was so wonderful! I've never learned so much useful information in a CLE before. Thank you! Incredible!”
Lezlie Allen, Esq., Legal Services of North Texas

“This was absolutely the finest training program I have ever attended.”
Andrew Turner, Esq., Ogletree Deakins