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2018 Join Us For the 26th Annual Conference

On behalf of the DRC, I am pleased to invite you to register for the DRC 2018 26th Annual Conference:  Make it Matter, Promoting Mediator Professionalism, August 9-11, 2018, at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes.  We eagerly anticipate seeing you at the conference at which we offer opportunities for you to maintain high standards of professionalism and ethical behavior as well as enhance your skills and knowledge regarding alternative dispute resolution.

Susan C. Marvin, J.D.

Chief of Alternative Dispute Resolution
Florida Dispute Resolution Center
Office of the State Courts Administrator

Continuing Education & Conference Details

Continuing Mediator Education (CME)
Up to 12.6 CME hours, including 1.5 mediator ethics, will be available for attending the conference. Specific mediator education hours (up to 7.5 hours) are available in individual workshop selections, 5.1 hours available in plenary/keynote sessions.

Up to 4.0 Hours of IPV CME will be available for attending the Pre-Conference Training.

A CME Reporting Form will be in your conference materials and available on the DRC website located at:  Select: Dispute Resolution.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

The Florida Bar has approved the 2018 DRC Conference for CLE credit.
• General 5.0
Certification Credits

• Civil Trial 5.0
• Marital & Family Law 5.0

• General 12.5
• Bias Elimination 1.5
• Ethics 4.5
• Technology 3.0
Certification Credits

• Appellate Practice 12.5
• Civil Trial 12.5

Complimentary Self Parking
All attendees will receive complimentary self parking!

See the agenda tab for the detailed schedule.
Pre-Conference: Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Conference Starts: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 8:30 AM
Conference Ends: Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 1:30 PM

  • Where

  • JW Marriott Grande Lakes
    4040 Central Florida Pkwy
    Orlando, Florida 32837
    (407) 206-2300


Viewpoints presented by speakers/presenters/authors at the DRC conference do not reflect any official policy or position of the Florida Supreme Court, the Office of the State Courts Administrator, or the Dispute Resolution Center. Materials are to be used in conjunction with the conference and are for educational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.  Conference attendees and users of  conference materials should always check cited legal and other authorities before relying on them. Materials are deemed current only as of the date specified by the author(s) on the materials themselves.

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