Cumberland Hosting Region 4 ABA Representation in Mediation Competition

Posted: Tue, 02/21/2012 - 14:52

Cumberland will host the Region 4 ABA Representation in Mediation Competition February 25 and 26, 2012 at Cumberland School of Law.  The competition is designed to acquaint the law student participants with advocacy skills in alternative dispute resolution processes, specifically  mediation.  The focus of this competition is on attorney representation of clients in mediation. The judging criteria are designed to reward those participants who use an effective combination of advocacy skills and a problem-solving approach in the mediation.

The winner of the regional will advance to the national Finals, to be held in Washington, DC on April 17-18, 2012.