As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” When it comes to mediation, the expression takes on even more meaning. A single image or graphic. A video or photograph. A moment captured with visuals. Each one of these multi-media methods can be impactful and effective in telling a story — often, far better than words can convey. This practical, entertaining and informative presentation will help you discover a different way of looking at mediation, and will provide MD Circuit Court mediators with 1.5 hours of your continued learning requirements.
Presented by James Gentry, Esq. of Gentry & Associates, LLC, will provide you with two starkly different approaches to mediation: one, the traditional route, which uses a mediation statement and paper exhibits. And the other, a novel approach incorporating multimedia to “tell the story” in a neutral, effective, non-adversarial and factual manner — with an emphasis on facts, by arming the mediator with facts; supporting the position with facts; and showing the facts.
The presentation will include actual mediation videos showcasing: