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The Psychology of Mediation

May 11, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm EDT

Engage in the discussion of the Psychology of Mediation from David Hoffman. This 75-minute conversation event will be on Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 at 11 am EST (-4 UTC). Please use the Time Zone Converter to determine when this engaging conversation will be in your time zone.

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Speaker Bio: David Hoffman

David A. Hoffman is the John H. Watson, Jr. Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches three courses: Mediation; Legal Profession: Collaborative Law; and Diversity and Dispute Resolution.  David is also an attorney, mediator, arbitrator, and founding member of Boston Law Collaborative, LLC, where he handles cases involving family, business, employment, and other disputes.  Prior to founding BLC in 2003, David was a litigation partner at the Boston firm Hill & Barlow, where he practiced family law, employment law, and general litigation for 17 years.  He is past-chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, past-president of the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution, and former chair of the Boston Bar Association ADR Committee.  David is also a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Civil Trial Mediators.  David has published three books (including “Bringing Peace into the Room,” with co-editor Daniel Bowling) and a number of articles and book chapters on law and dispute resolution.  David is a graduate of Princeton University (A.B. 1970, summa cum laude), Cornell University (M.A. 1974, American Studies), and Harvard Law School (J.D. 1984, magna cum laude), where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.  David’s TEDx talk about “Lawyers as Peacemakers” can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKXv1_Sqe_4. David lives in a cohousing community in Acton, Massachusetts with his wife, Leslie Warner, who is a career coach.  They have five adult children, an adolescent cat, and a rescue Golden Retriever from Serbia.  Links to his publications and his bio can be found here: https://blc.law/team/david-hoffman.


May 11, 2021
11:00 am - 12:15 pm EDT