James L. Nulman, a Certified Circuit Civil and Appellate Mediator, has joined the faculty of Mediation Training Network.
As a member of Mediation Training Network’s faculty, Nulman assists lawyers, judges, and others seeking certification as circuit civil mediators. Topics and areas of expertise on which he speaks include the role of attorneys and understanding the different types of attorney/client relationships that may be encountered at mediation; the potential for conflicts of interest and how to handle them; the benefits of conducting private meetings with attorneys; and the impact of attorneys’ fees on the mediation process.
Prior to joining the faculty of Mediation Training Network – from 2006 to 2019 – Nulman was a faculty member of Mediation Training Group. During this time, he facilitated courses in mediation theory and practice, mediation techniques, negotiation dynamics, attorneys and mediation, the preparation of settlement agreements, basic legal concepts and financial issues inherent in mediation.
In addition to his faculty affiliation, Nulman periodically presents at seminars and conferences throughout the state of Florida on various topics pertaining to mediation, including the importance of preparation and opening statements, the effect of subconscious bias on the mediation process, and how attorneys can be more effective at settling their cases.
Nulman is a Certified Circuit Civil and Appellate Mediator and a Certified U.S. District Court Mediator. He facilitates more than 200 mediations annually, ranging from two-party disputes to complex mediations of 25 or more parties. His mediation practice covers a wide range of disputes including: business disputes and dissolutions, construction disputes, copyright and trademark infringements, contract disputes, employment issues, real estate disputes, medical malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death.