Our speaker will be Cecilia Morgan, Esq.
Between October 2014 and March 2016, Cecilia surveyed 220 mediators from across the United States, asking them what they thought were the three top reasons mediations fail. She will present the results of her survey, along with suggested Practice Points, Cures, and Best Practices to help prevent those failures to the Austin Association of Mediators at our June 23rd meeting. Come learn how to avoid some of the pitfalls that lead to mediation failure.
Cecilia H. Morgan has 40 years experience in the legal profession. She has been associated with JAMS Resolving Disputes Worldwide since March, 1994, and has mediated, arbitrated and/or facilitated over 2,200 cases in 32 states. Named one of Texas’ Best Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyers (The Best Lawyers in America) in 2008 - 2016, a Texas Super Lawyer in 2012 - 2015, D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2013 - 2016, she is a Life Fellow for the Texas Bar Foundation and a Life Patron Fellow for the Dallas Bar Association Foundation. She was the State Bar of Texas’ 2010 recipient of the Justice Frank G. Evans Award for Outstanding Contribution to Texas ADR. She has served as an officer and director at both the national and local levels of the Association of Attorney-Mediators, is a former national chair for the Legislation Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, is a former Chair of the State Bar of Texas ADR Section Council and is a Texas Mediator Credentialing Association Credentialed Distinguished Mediator. She served as Chair of the Dallas Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section in 2011 and is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Since 2013, she has served as an Adjunct Professor for Texas Tech University School of Law. Her extensive experience as an ADR Professional includes business litigation, multi-generation, high net worth family settlement agreements, contract, employment, healthcare and oil, gas and energy.
The meeting will begin at 11:30 am for networking and the one-hour presentation will begin at 12:00. One (1.0) hours of CE credit is available to attendees.
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 suggested.
We look forward to seeing you there!