Attorneys as Relationally Wise Peacemakers and Conciliators

Enhancing Mediation, Legal Practice and Personal Life with Emotional Intelligence

Attorneys as Relationally Wise Peacemakers and Conciliators

Enhancing Mediation (and Life!) with Emotional Intelligence A Continuing Legal Education Presentation Hosted by the Christian Legal Society

Synopsis: This seminar will provide insights into: (1) when and how to facilitate legal mediation; (2) an introduction to faith-based mediation systems (Muslim, Jewish, Christian); (3) how to use legally enforceable conciliation clauses in contracts, trusts and wills to ensure that clients resolve disputes through mediation or arbitration rather than litigation; (4) and introduction to four respected mediation models; (5) fifteen roles that an attorney can play during a mediation process; (6) methods for improving and applying emotional intelligence to mediation, the practice of law, and personal and family life; (7) methods for applying emotional intelligence to build passport with clients and secure agreements that satisfy all parties; (8) how to assist clients in effective interest-based negotiations; (9) how law firms can provide staff-wide relational/peacemaking training that can improve their firms’ innovation, team work, productivity and profitability; and (10) how Christian attorneys can help their churches to establish "Peace Sower Teams" that provide their congregations with in-house training, coaching and conciliation services.

The course includes 20-page study guide and 3 hours of video training sessions. When taught in a live setting, it has been approved for three hours of continuing legal education, but there is no guarantee that a particular state bar association will approve this recorded version.

Your Instructor

Ken Sande
Ken Sande

Trained as an engineer, lawyer, and mediator, Ken founded Peacemaker Ministries in 1982, where he conciliated hundreds of family, business, church, and legal conflicts, and guided the development of its global training program.

RW360 Established

Ken founded RW360 in 2012 in order to focus on teaching people how to get upstream of conflict by building strong relationships in the family, church, and workplace. He teaches internationally and is the author of numerous books, articles, and training resources, including The Peacemaker, which has sold over 500,00 copies in seventeen languages.


Ken is certified as a Relational Wisdom Instructor and Conciliator, as well as a Certified Emotional Intelligence Instructor (with Talentsmart). Ken has served as a Certified Professional Engineer, as a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Montana Bar Association, as an elder in his church and as an Editorial Adviser for Christianity Today (more details here).

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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