ABA Law Student Division Region 1 Negotiation Competition

Event:
ABA Law Student Division Region 1 Negotiation Competition
Date:
Friday, November 4, 2016 8:00 am to Saturday, November 5, 2016 1:00 pm
Presented By:
Description:

The 2016 ABA Negotiation Region 1 Competition will be held Nov. 4 and 5 at UConn Law School. The competition simulates legal negotiations in which participants represent opposing interests in a series of legal problems. Judges and lawyers will provide constructive feedback and will evaluate participants based on legal analysis, poise, creativity, communication and negotiating skill. The competition provides a unique opportunity for participants to develop practical skills that will enable them to become proficient attorneys. The winning team will advance to the ABA National Negotiation Final Competition.

Schedule:
Friday November 4th, 2016 - Morning Schedule
8:00 am - 8:20 am
Breakfast and Registration

Participant breakfast and registration in the Law Library Foyer

Judges' breakfast and registration in Law Library Room 518

8:20 am - 9:00 am
Welcome / Team Orientation Session / Judges' Briefing / Conflict Checks
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Negotiation

Each side may ask for one 5-minute break during this 50-minute period, and any such break will not extend the time allowed for the round.

9:50 am - 10:00 am
Preparation for Self-Analysis

Judges begin filling out scoring sheets sections 1-5 and comment sheets sections 1-5.

10:00 am - 10:20 am
Two Successive 10-Minute Self-Analyses

The team with the letter designation closest to the beginning of the alphabet goes first.

10:20 am - 10:30 am
Judges Complete Scoring Sheets and Comment Sheets
10:40 am - 10:45 am
Break

New teams come in.

10:45 am - 11:35 am
Negotiation

Each side may ask for one 5-minute break during this 50-minute period, and any such break will not extend the time allowed for the round.

11:35 am - 11:45 am
Preparation for Self-Analysis

Judges begin filling out Ranking Sheets, Scoring Sheets sections 1-5, and Comment Sheets sections 1-5.

11:45 am - 12:05 pm
Two Successive 10-Minute Self-Analyses

The team with the letter designation closest to the beginning of the alphabet goes first.

12:05 pm - 12:20 pm
Judges Complete Ranking Sheets, Complete Scoring Sheets, and Decide on Final Ranking of Teams

Ranking Sheets and Scoring Sheets are collected from the judges at this time. Judges may keep their Comment Sheets during the feedback session.

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm
Judges Provide Feedback on Second Negotiation to Both Teams at the Same Time

At the completion of this session, the Comment Sheets are collected for distribution to the competitors at a later time.

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch and Scoring Break

Lunch will be provided for judges in Library Room 518
Participants should pick up lunch in the Library Foyer and may enjoy lunch in the Library Lounge, Library Room 202 or the lounge area outside Room 202.

Friday November 4th, 2016 - Afternoon Schedule
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Judges' Briefing / Conflict Checks
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm
Negotiation

Each side may ask for one 5-minute break during this 50-minute period, and any such break will not extend the time allowed for the round.

3:20 pm - 3:30 pm
Preparation for Self-Analysis

Judges begin filling out Scoring Sheets sections 1-5 and Comment Sheets sections 1-5.

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm
Two Successive 10-Minute Self-Analyses

The team with the letter designation closest to the beginning of the alphabet goes first.

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm
Judges Complete Scoring Sheets and Comment Sheets
4:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Judges Provide Feedback on First Negotiation to Both Teams at the Same Time
4:10 pm - 4:15 pm
Break

New teams come in.

4:15 pm - 5:05 pm
Negotiation

Each side may ask for one 5-minute break during this 50-minute period, and any such break will not extend the time allowed for the round.

5:05 pm - 5:15 pm
Preparation for Self-Analysis

Judges begin filling out Ranking Sheets, Scoring Sheets sections 1-5, and Comment Sheets sections 1-5.

5:15 pm - 5:35 pm
Two Successive 10-Minute Self-Analyses

The team with the letter designation closest to the beginning of the alphabet goes first.

5:35 pm - 5:50 pm
Judges Complete Ranking Sheets, Complete Scoring Sheets, and Decide on Final Ranking of Teams

Ranking Sheets and Scoring Sheets are collected from the judges at this time. Judges may keep their Comments Forms during the feedback session.

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm
Judges Provide Feedback on Second Negotiation to Both Teams at the Same Time

At the completion of this session, the Comment Sheets are collected for distribution to the competitors after the four finalists are announced.

6:00 pm
Reception
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Library 3rd Floor Reading Lounge

A reception will be held following conclusion of the afternoon round.  During this reception, the four teams advancing to the final round will be announced.

Saturday November 5th, 2016 Schedule
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Breakfast / Judges' Briefing / Conflicts Checks

Breakfast for participants in Library Foyer.
Breakfast for judges in Librar/Room 518.

9:30 am - 10:20 am
Negotiation

Each side may ask for one 5-minute break during this 50-minute period, and any such break will not extend the time allowed for the round.

10:20 am - 10:30 am
Preparation for Self-Analysis

Judges begin filling out Scoring Sheets sections 1-5 and Comment Sheets sections 1-5.

10:30 am - 10:50 am
Two Successive 10-Minute Self-Analyses

The team with the letter designation closest to the beginning of the alphabet goes first.

10:50 am - 11:15 am
Judges complete Scoring Sheets and Comment Sheets
11:10 am - 11:15 am
Break

New teams come in.

11:15 am - 12:05 pm
Negotiation

Each side may ask for one 5-minute break during this 50-minute period, and any such break will not extend the time allowed for the round.

12:05 pm - 12:15 pm
Preparation for Self-Analysis

Judges begin filling out Ranking Sheets, Scoring Sheets sections 1-5, and Comment Sheets sections 1-5.

12:15 pm - 12:35 pm
Two Successive 10-Minute Self-Analyses

The team with the letter designation closest to the beginning of the alphabet goes first.

12:35 pm - 12:50 pm
Judges complete Ranking Sheets, complete Scoring Sheets, and Decide on Final Ranking of Teams

Ranking Sheets and Scoring Sheets are collected from judges at this time. Judges may keep their Comment Sheets during the feedback session.

12:50 pm - 1:00 pm
Judges Provide Feedback on Second Negotiation to Both Teams at the Same Time

At the completion of this session, the Comment Sheets are collected for distribution to the competitors.

1:00 pm
Winners are Announced
Location:
Contact:
Professor Jessica Rubin
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