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MCAFM meets the last Tuesday of each month (except in summer) at the Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizona (602-277-3474) from 11:45 a.m - 1:15 p.m.  Registration begins at  11:30 a.m.There is networking, information exchange, a business meeting and a program with continuing education certificates. 

Cost:  Members with RSVP by noon Friday before the meeting --$25
          Walk-in Members, Non-Members and Guests -- $30





AUGUST 29, 2017

PROGRAM TOPIC:   Essential Ethics Issues for Family Law Mediators.  Lynda  Shely will discuss current ethical issues that frequently arise in the course of a family mediation and  the ethical standards to be applied in dealing with those matters.  Her remarks will cover mediation confidentiality (both during and after the mediation), ,  marketing advertising mediation practice (when the mediator is an attorney), and  ethical concerns related to mediations by attorney mediators and non - attorney mediators.  

PRESENTER:   Lynda C. Shely, Esq. provides ethics and risk management advice to lawyers in Arizona and the District of Columbia. Prior to opening her firm Lynda served as Director of Lawyer Ethics for the State Bar of Arizona from 1993 to 2003.  She has served as an Adjunct Professor of Professional Responsibility at all three Arizona law schools.  Lynda is an active member of various committees of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Arizona.  She is a frequent guest speaker for professional groups around the U.S.   Lynda has received numerous awards for her professional contributions, including the 2015 Ruth V. McGregor Award from the Maricopa County Chapter of the Arizona Women Lawyers' Association and the 2007 State Bar of Arizona Member of the Year.  


           1720 E. Camelback Road

            Phoenix, AZ  85016


:   Registration and Networking at 11:30 a.m.

Meeting is 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

RSVP:   RSVP at www.mcafm.orgEventsMonthly Meeting by noon on the Friday preceding the meeting date.

CLE:    This program may provide up to one (1) continuing education credit hour based upon a sixty (60) minute hour.

CANCELLATIONS: You must contact Marcia Malsack, Membership Chair, 48 hours prior to the meeting date at   If you RSVP “yes” and do not cancel in time, you will be charged the applicable fee stated above.