Ethical Advocacy in Mediation (Online Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 2.0

MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 2.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
CME (non-Ethics) Credit:: 2.0 (CME Information)
Price: $149 (Includes a downloadable audio version.)
Viewable Through: 3/31/2020


A pre-recorded streaming video replay from the March 2017 webcast, Ethical Advocacy in Mediation.

Topics covered include:

  • Learn when mediation is appropriate, and how to talk with your client about mediation
  • Understand how a mediation session actually works, the roles of the parties involved, how you should prepare yourself and your client for a mediation session, and what to do once the session is over
  • Recognize your ethical responsibilities during the actual mediation

Listen as former Supreme Court of Virginia Justice Jane Marum Roush and John McCammon, Founder and President of The McCammon Group, share their thoughts on when mediation might be in a client’s best interest, and how you can best talk with your client about mediation. Our speakers will advise you on how to prepare yourself and your client for a productive and successful mediation session, focusing on the ethical rules regarding competence, communication, scope of representation, and diligence. Finally, they will walk you through a mediation session, offering advice and highlighting your ethical responsibilities regarding opening presentations, negotiations, and closing the mediation, and suggestions for follow-ups.

Topics to be covered include:

  • When is mediation appropriate, and how should you talk with your client about mediation?
  • How does a mediation session actually work? What are the roles of the parties involved, and how should you prepare yourself and your client for a mediation session?
  • What are your ethical responsibilities during the actual mediation?
  • What should you do once the session is over? How do you best follow up from the mediation?




Hon. Jane Marum Roush (Ret.), The McCammon Group / Richmond
The Honorable Jane Marum Roush (Ret.) is a Civil Dispute and Family Law Neutral with The McCammon Group where she specializes in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, accounting, business dissolution, condemnation, contracts, corporate disputes, defamation, domestic relations, employment, professional liability, real estate, and trusts and estates. Prior to joining The McCammon Group, Justice Roush served on the Virginia Supreme Court from 2015-2016, and previously as Judge, Circuit Court of the 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia (Fairfax County and City of Fairfax), from 1993-2015. Before her judicial career, she was an accomplished civil litigator in Virginia and the District of Columbia.

John B. McCammon, The McCammon Group / Richmond
John McCammon is the Founder and President, The McCammon Group. He is a Certified Mediator by the Supreme Court of Virginia and a recipient of the Excellence in Pioneering in ADR, Office of the Executive Secretary, Supreme Court of Virginia. Mr. McCammon is a frequent lecturer and author on Alternative Dispute Resolution processes and trends for law firms, bar associations, law schools, and business groups.

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