Teaching and Lecturing Experience

Featured Speaker--Oakland County Bar Association ADR Committee 9/13/2016 "Growth of Pre-litigation Mediation Programs"

Featured Speaker--Oakland County Bar Association ADR Committee 9/9/2014 "Detroit Bankruptcy--Mediator Ethics--Syncora/Judge Rhodes and the "Mediators and/or Court-Appointed Deal Makers"

2014 Institute of Continuing Legal Education--Advanced Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Institute Presenter "Flexible Mediation--Tools for Settling Cases"

Adjunct Professor. University of Detroit Mercy Law School 2002-2013 Advanced Mediation
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Coach for Mediation Trainings, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Oakland Mediation Center, University of Detroit Mercy Law School, Wayne State University Law School and Masters in Dispute Resolution Program.

Lecturer • "Mediator as Teacher" Oakland Mediation Center 2004.

Lecturer • "Understanding ADR" Oakland County Bar Association, State of Law Day in 2003.

Lecturer • "Difficult Conversations" Oakland County Bar Association, ADR Committee 2002

Lecturer • "Dispute Resolution" joint Legal/Medical Committee, Oakland County Medical Society and Oakland County Bar Association, 2002

Lecturer • “New Concepts of Alternative Dispute Resolution,” Oakland County Bar Association committees,  1999 

Frequent lecturer 1994-1999 on justice issues, including the impact of mandatory sentencing laws on prison population, alternatives to incarceration, drug treatment courts, and indigent representation (speaker at service clubs, churches, legislative hearings, bar associations, Families Against Mandatory Minimum workshops).

Lecturer • “Department of Justice Rules Governing Communications with Represented Persons.” April 1996.  Federal Bar Association - and Michigan Federal Bench Bar Retreat, October 1996.

Federal Bar Association 1980-1996, Bi-annual New Lawyers Seminars Lecturer, “Pre-Trial Criminal Practice in Federal Courts.”

Instructor • “Cross Examination and Impeachment,” Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Conferences November 1994, May 1995.

Litigation Workshop Team Leader • two-day Federal Bar Association Trial Advocacy Program (Civil) 1990, 1991.

Lecturer • “Criminal Defense Use of Polygraph,” Macomb County Bar Association 1992.

Lecturer • “Drug Sentencing,” Oakland County Bar Association 1991.

Lecturer • “Demystifying RICO,” Michigan CPA Conference 1990.

Lecturer • Health Care Fraud, and other seminars organized by Blue Cross/Blue Shield 1983.

Instructor • Attorney General Advocacy Workshops 1980-1983.

Adjunct Professor • University of Detroit Law School - Classes taught: Ethics, Trial Practice, and Evidence 1977-1982.

Part-time Instructor in criminal law and procedure at the Criminal Justice Institute - 60 hour criminal law, procedure, and evidence courses for police cadets and 8 hour evidence seminars for arson investigators 1976-1977.