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Grievance Arbitration and Mediation

Advocacy at Arbitration: Thoroughly preparing and effectively presenting cases

This workshop will provide participants with the knowledge and skillset required to conduct a grievance arbitration case or give maximum assistance to counsel/advocates who are doing so. A seasoned arbitrator and top union and employer counsel will lead participants in exploring best practices and developing strategies relating to grievance arbitration advocacy. Participants will also have the opportunity to hone their advocacy skills by working through simulation exercises in small groups, while receiving invaluable guidance and feedback from workshop leaders.

Participants will practice the following skills:

  • Identifying the key issues, strengths and weaknesses of a case
  • Making persuasive opening and closing statements
  • Preparing, examining and cross-examining witnesses
  • Effectively gathering and presenting evidence and caselaw



E-mail Christine Winiker or call (416) 977-6618 for more information. We can help to tailor a Customized Training package for you.

Additional Information

Includes materials, with case summaries and analyses, prepared by Lancaster's legal staff.