The Improvisational Lawyer: Mediation & Improvisation - On Demand CLE

Izzy Gesell and Joey Novick
The Improvisational Lawyer: Mediation & Improvisation - On Demand CLE
The Improvisational Lawyer: Mediation & Improvisation - On Demand CLE

The Improvisational Lawyer: Mediation & Improvisation - On Demand CLE

Izzy Gesell and Joey Novick
$125.00

On Demand Program


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 Improvisation can be an important element of mediation practice, and there are several ways in which mediation practice correlates to improvisational performance. In this program, attorney Joey Novick and skilled improv facilitator Izzy Gesell share how you can embrace the improvisational aspects of mediation and obtain better results for your clients. Their presentation will focus on two central themes: (1) mediators often use improvisational techniques, and (2) by being improvisational, mediators can create environments that would encourage the parties themselves to a mediated resolution. By better understanding these techniques, you’ll be better prepared to navigate mediation toward a more just outcome for your client.

Attendees will learn the basics of improvisation and, through guided theater games, will get the opportunity to practice these skills in the comfort of their own homes. Improv skills include using “yes, and…” prompts, learning the rules of improvisation, and active listening. All of these skills will be tied back to mediation. This program will also include a Q&A session with the presenters.

Joey and Izzy have worked with lawyers from across the country to bring improv skills to their practice. Here is some of the recent feedback they have received:

"Thank you for an outstanding program for our AAJ-NJ conference in Atlantic City. The feedback from attendees was very positive, and we look forward to having you back again."
- Cornelius J. Larkin, Executive Director, American Association for Justice, New Jersey

"Your Improv for Lawyers program was well received, and the perfect way to kick off our 10th anniversary conference."
- Laurie N. Robinson Haden, Corporate Counsel Women of Color, Founder & CEO

Need accreditation in another jurisdiction?  Fill out this form and note Course No. 210513D00

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    On Demand Program: 90 Miniutes
    Original Air Date: 05/13/2021
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Click here for Access Instructions for On Demand Programs.

Each attendee must register individually as they will need their own login to access the event and comply with CLE requirements.

 Improvisation can be an important element of mediation practice, and there are several ways in which mediation practice correlates to improvisational performance. In this program, attorney Joey Novick and skilled improv facilitator Izzy Gesell share how you can embrace the improvisational aspects of mediation and obtain better results for your clients. Their presentation will focus on two central themes: (1) mediators often use improvisational techniques, and (2) by being improvisational, mediators can create environments that would encourage the parties themselves to a mediated resolution. By better understanding these techniques, you’ll be better prepared to navigate mediation toward a more just outcome for your client.

Attendees will learn the basics of improvisation and, through guided theater games, will get the opportunity to practice these skills in the comfort of their own homes. Improv skills include using “yes, and…” prompts, learning the rules of improvisation, and active listening. All of these skills will be tied back to mediation. This program will also include a Q&A session with the presenters.

Joey and Izzy have worked with lawyers from across the country to bring improv skills to their practice. Here is some of the recent feedback they have received:

"Thank you for an outstanding program for our AAJ-NJ conference in Atlantic City. The feedback from attendees was very positive, and we look forward to having you back again."
- Cornelius J. Larkin, Executive Director, American Association for Justice, New Jersey

"Your Improv for Lawyers program was well received, and the perfect way to kick off our 10th anniversary conference."
- Laurie N. Robinson Haden, Corporate Counsel Women of Color, Founder & CEO

Need accreditation in another jurisdiction?  Fill out this form and note Course No. 210513D00

Speakers

Izzy Gesell

Izzy Gesell

Izzy Gesell is an organizational alchemist who helps individuals and organizations transform their thinking from commonplace to extraordinary. Through his keynotes, trainings, coaching and facilitated sessions, Izzy offers imaginative, intuitive and immediately useful insights and programs, both in person and virtually. He is skilled at delivering meaningful material in a way that makes participants enjoy their time with him. Izzy was one of t... Learn More

Joey Novick

Joey Novick

From 1995 to 2006, and then again from 2012 to 2015, Joey served his community as an elected Councilman in Flemington, NJ. He received his J.D. from Seton Hall School of Law, and is licensed to practice in New Jersey. Joey was trained in 2004 by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, and successfully completed their expertly taught Advanced Mediation Techniques course. He is an honors graduate of the prestigious Leadership New Jerse... Learn More

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