AAM Meetings and Events

One (1.0) hours of CE credit is available to attendees for most AAM meetings.

AAM meeting usually begin with 30 minutes of networking followed by a one-hour presentation. 
AAM events are free to any one interested. Meetings offer a light lunch that is free to members and a requested $5 donation for non-AAM members.


Upcoming Meetings and Events

    • 08 Dec 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Dispute Resolution Center, 5407 North IH35, Suite 410, Austin
    Robert Kamm, Attorney, Lobbyist and Mediator, will give a Legislative Update on matters of interest to the mediation community surrounding the 85th Session of the Texas Legislature.

    Bob is a lobbyist, lawyer and mediator representing clients in legislative and administrative matters, primarily before the Texas Legislature and state agencies. In addition to government affairs consulting, Bob’s 37 year career in Texas has taken him along the path of civil litigator, lawyer for a Texas Senate Committee, lead lobbyist for a major statewide association, legislative candidate and mediator.

    Following Bob's remarks, AAM will have our annual Ethics in Mediation program that, when combined with the ethics provided by Bob's presentation, will meet one hour of the three-hour ethics training required annually by TAM and TMCA.

    The meeting will begin at 11:00 am for networking and the ninety-minute presentation will begin at 11:30. One and a half (1.5) hours of CE credit is available to attendees, of which 1 hour will be ethics.

    This event is free of charge to all interested people, with a light lunch provided. For non-AAM members, a $5 donation for lunch is requested.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

Events Prior to 2015

Here are some of the diverse topics presented by many outstanding practitioners in the conflict resolution field.

Stacie McGee, Ethics in Film

Mark Sims, Stories and Examples in Family Law Mediation

Ted Daniels, Diane Harvey and Karen Smithson, Panelists - Getting Started in Mediation

David Huang, Walter Krudop and John Morgan, Panelists - Mediation and Workplace Safety Precaution

Walter Wright , Ethics in Caucus

David Huang, Difficult Mediations

Luemara Wagner, Multicultural Issues in Mediation

Karl Spock, ADR Legislative Update 2013

Kevin Leahy, This is Your Brain on Ethics, www.knowledgeadvocate.com

Mary Thompson, www.corderthompson.com - The Role of Apology in Mediation

Julia Benkoski - Mediating Estate-Probate Disputes...Or Are We Herding Cats? - www.jgblegal.com

Jan Berger - Ethical Dilemnas

Better Business Bureau - Alternative Dispute Resolution program

Kathy Lenox - Putting the 'Me' in Mediation: Finding your Niche

Larry Schooler - How Mediators Prepare for Mediation

Walt Krudop - Interactive Ethics

Karl Slaikeu, PhD - www.karlslaikeu.com - Conflict Resolution Experiences in Afghanistan

Mary Thompson, www.corderthompson.com - Facilitation

Mary Steinhardt, PhD, UT professor and Faculty Ombuds presented on Ombudsmen. For more information on Mary Steinhardt visit: http://www.utexas.edu/education/resilience/about.html

Susan Schultz - ADR legislation update
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Kate Stewart, PhD presented Goals and Stories: A New Model for Mediators
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Rick Bradstreet, PhD, presented on The Drama Triangle. Phone: 512-338-9907, E-Mail: rbradstreet@sbcglobal.net

Real Estate/Foreclosure Mediation by Jeff Jury. Jeff is a DRC mediator and has served as DRC Board President. He is an Austin lawyer with a large mediation practice and a noted author and speaker in the field. Jeff Jury - Web site: www.bajb.com/jj.jsp – Arbitration

Walter Wright, Unauthorized Practice of Law/Insurance

Suzanne Schwartz, Challenging Attorney Behavior in Mediation

Angela Jamison, DRC mediator, and Bruce Kravitz, Community Education Director of the AGE program (Austin Groups for the Elderly) presented on Elder Mediation. Click here to view presentation.

Charlie Cannon, Web site: www.mediate.com/ccannon/ - Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve and the ESGR Ombudsman Program

Claude Ducloux - Tips and Tricks for Mediators

Katie Bond - Adult Victim-Offender Mediations

Mike Schless, Jan Berger, Walt Krudop - Ethics discussion panel

David Garza - Transformative Mediation

Susan Schultz - ADR legislation update

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