Christopher Hopkins to Speak at NBI “Mediation in Florida” in Fort Lauderdale

Arbitration Mediation

I am pleased to be one of three speakers at National Business Institute’s CLE/CME, “Mediation in Florida: Keys to Effective Settlement Negotiations.”

The program is Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Courtyard Fort Lauderdale North/Cypress Creek in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Lawyers and mediators can collect 8.00 hours of CLE and/or CME.

For a full breakdown, here’s the schedule and how to sign up.  $359 per person.

UPDATE: Interested in checking out the powerpoint? 2016-mediation-in-florida.

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