How to Get What You Want: A Litigator’s Guide to Negotiations

Date & Time: Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 8:45 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
3.0 Credit Hours

As a litigator, you know your success often depends on the fine art of negotiating. Hone your skills with this dynamic course that focuses on the use of negotiation in the litigation context. Important topics to be covered include:

*How, why, and when to achieve a negotiated settlement of litigation

*What motivates people to settle

*How to use different negotiation styles to settle litigation

*How to negotiate successfully with difficult parties

*How to use the relationship between negotiation and litigation to enhance your position

*Understanding win-win negotiation and its limits in litigation

*Opening offers-when, how, and how much

*When to use mediation

*Ethical issues in negotiation

*Traits of good negotiators

The course content is geared toward litigators with some negotiation experience.

D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005

Contact Information
CLE Program
Phone: 202-626-3488
Fax: 202-942-9750

  • Stephen Altman, Stephen D Altman PLLC

  • Peter Steenland, Sidley Austin LLP


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