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Advanced Mediation Training Series: Negotiation Skills 2

September 14, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (CNDR) at UC Law SF presents its Practitioner Advanced Mediation Certificate Training Series.

On the UC Law SF campus, CNDR offers high-quality, advanced dispute resolution courses on in-depth topics for practitioners. Sessions in this series assume completion of a basic mediation course (Mastering the Fundamentals of Mediation offered by CNDR in summer), but it is not required to participate.

Learn more about the Certificate series and register for other sessions on our website here.

Join us for the seventh and eighth sessions in this Certificate:

Playing for the Long Game: Negotiation Skills

Building on the previous advanced training sessions, this two-part double session focuses on providing participants with advanced and complex negotiation skills and tools to take their mediations to the next level, and create long-lasting, satisfactory resolutions for participants. 8 hours total over two separate 4-hour sessions. 8 hours total MCLE credit available. Each session includes 4 hours of instruction and 1 hour of breaks.

Topics preview:

  1. Early, mid, and final stage negotiation strategies and challenges
  2. Types of complex negotiations
  3. Different mediation models for challenging cases
  4. Negotiation styles and strategizing
  5. Shuttle diplomacy and confidentiality
  6. Challenging participants and attorneys
  7. Advanced Tools, Techniques and Tips for Successfully Overcoming Impasse

Negotiation Skills 1

Date and Time June 27, 2022 from 10:00am – 3:00pm

This event will be held virtually.

Register Here

Negotiation Skills 2

Date and Time September 14, 2022 from 10:00am – 3:00pm

This event will be held virtually.

Register Here

Instructor: Shirish Gupta

Shirish Gupta serves as an Adjunct Professor at UC Law SF, a Lecturer at UC Berkeley Law School, and a Lecturer with Santa Clara Law School. He is sought out by law firms and in-house departments for mediation and negotiation trainings. Shirish is an award-winning mediator and arbitrator with JAMS and is known for his legal acumen and economic prowess, which makes him particularly adept at diving into complex financial/technical disputes, including IP, regulatory and accounting, environmental and class actions. Shirish is sought out by Silicon Valley startups, as well as Fortune 500 companies. In 2014, The Recorder conducted an extensive survey of Bay Area attorneys and named Shirish the Best Independent Mediator. Prior to joining JAMS, Shirish practiced law with Mayer Brown, Howard Rice and Flashpoint Law. Shirish has been a leader in the majority and diverse bar associations. Shirish served as Co-Chair of the California State Bar Council of Sections, President of the South Asian Bar of Northern California and Alternate Regional Governor of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. When not mediating, Shirish can usually be found on a soccer pitch refereeing or coaching.

Cancellation Policy

For all CNDR events, cancellations on or before 30 days prior to the event will receive a full refund, minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations after 30 days prior to the event will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations on or after 5 days prior to the event will not receive a refund.

ADA Accommodations Statement

The University of California, Hastings College of the Law is committed to making its facilities and events accessible in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need reasonable accommodations, please contact CNDR at 415-581-8941 or CNDR@uclawsf.edu, or the Disability Access Hotline at 415-581-4848 or DAH@uclawsf.edu at least two weeks before the event.


September 14, 2022
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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