Keeping the Peace -Conflict Management
& Avoiding Litigation
Wednesday, May 26th - 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
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Even in the most tight-knit, harmonious communities, conflicts will inevitably arise - between board members, the board and residents, or between neighbors. Managing these disagreements can mean the difference between restoring the peace or getting bogged down in acrimony and costly litigation. This expert panel will discuss both the legal and social benefits of proactive conflict management, as well as answering questions like where does annoying behavior cross over into something legally actionable? What's the legal definition of often-used terms like 'harassment' or 'negligence'? How can arbitration and mediation help avoid litigation, and what’s the manager and board's role in helping to resolve disputes?