The Straus Institute regularly offers professional education programs for MCLE credit on a full range of dispute resolution topics and advanced applications for mid-career attorneys, judges, and other professionals. One of the most popular of these programs is Mediating the Litigated Case, a six-day program offered in Malibu, West Los Angeles and Irvine, California, as well as in Washington, D.C. Check the website for other locations.
In addition, the Straus Institute offers the Professional Skills Program, a collection of simultaneous three-day training programs on various aspects of negotiation, mediation and arbitration. We offer programs in Malibu, California; Baltimore, Maryland; and Nashville, Tennessee.
Mandatory CLE Credits
Throughout the year the Straus Institute offers one or two-day conferences that will offer MCLE credit on a variety of subjects. Conferences in the past have included, Doping and the Culture of Sport; Negotiating, Mediating, and Managing Conflict; American Justice at a Crossroads; and Women in Hollywood. The Women's Negotiation Academy is an interactive workshop designed to present women with specific tools and techniques to increase their effectiveness as a negotiator.