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September 11, 2014

Fillmore Riley proudly sponsors the 2014 Robson Hall Negotiation Competition.

Fillmore Riley LLP is proud to sponsor the Robson Hall Negotiation Competition for the fifth consecutive year.

The competition, to be held on the evening of September 11, 2014, gives first-year law students the opportunity to volunteer as timekeepers and videographers and gives the third-year students, who were selected from their year, the opportunity to compete in the Ninth Annual Robson Hall Negotiation Competition.

In teams of two, the students meet with a team representing the other side of a dispute. Using confidential facts, the students try to work out a resolution to the dispute which could otherwise lead to an adversarial court hearing.

All this takes place while the teams are under the ever-watchful eyes of the judges (lawyers as well as Former Chief Justice Richard Scott) who are scoring each team’s negotiation skills and the videographer who is recording the entire meeting.

Fillmore Riley’s lawyers have volunteered their time as judges for the competition from its inception. This year Fillmore Riley’s Beth Eva, Sven Hombach, Marni KarpiakDana Nelko and Norman Yusim will serve as judges.