MWI Mediator Roundtables:

Roundtables bring mediators and other practitioners together to discuss new ideas, strengthen ADR skills, and to provide opportunities to learn from and engage with top-notch presenters from the conflict resolution community. Roundtables are free for all active MWI mediators and guests.

Upcoming Roundtable Dates

Please register below for the Roundtables you wish to attend. We hope to see you there!


  • All Roundtables take place via Zoom. A link will be provided upon registering.

Topic: The Organizational Ombuds; What a Mediator or Other Dispute Resolution Professionals Might Want to Know About This Unique Role

Guest Speakers: Dana Hinojosa & Elise Ramos

Date: August 28, 2024

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET.

Description: This presentation explores the role of an organizational ombuds and the various benefits they can bring to the organizations they partner with.


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Confidentiality in Mediation: What Does Massachusetts Law Protect, and Not Protect?

Guest Speakers: David Hoffman and Robin DiGiammarino

Date: September 11, 2024

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET.

Description: Please join special guests David Hoffman and Robin DiGiammarino as they discuss their recent collaboration in defending mediators’ confidentiality after Robin was served with a subpoena for her work in connection with an MWI mediation and David represented her in getting the subpoena quashed.  They will discuss the process from receiving the subpoena to their appearance in Court. This discussion will also explore more generally the confidentiality protections provided in Mass. General Laws Chapter 233 Section 23C and the parties’ agreement to participate in mediation.

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Summary Process Agreement Writing Workshop

Guest Speaker: Diana Chiang

Date: November 5, 2024

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

Description: Please join MWI’s Diana Chiang for an interactive workshop designed to discuss tools needed to draft a strong eviction mediation agreement, review Court agreement forms, and examine past sample agreements. This workshop will focus exclusively on Summary Process/ Eviction matters.


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For More Information

For more information about MWI’s Roundtables, please contact Clarice Parsons at courtmediation@mwi.org or 617-895-4030.