– JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Gerald Kogan (Retired Chief Justice Florida Supreme Court)
to its panel. Mr. Kogan will be based in the JAMS Miami Resolution Center. He will serve as an arbitrator, mediator and special master in a variety of disputes including Business/Commercial, Employment, Environmental, Family Law, Insurance, Maritime, Personal Injury/Torts, Professional Liability and Real Property.
Mr. Kogan joins JAMS after a number of years of experience as a trial attorney, justice, mediator and arbitrator. Most recently, he acted as a neutral at Wetherington, Klein & Hubbart, P.A. in more than 500 arbitrations and mediations and was appointed as a special master and special magistrate for numerous assignments. He served as a judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, as well as a Justice and Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court for nearly 20 years. While on the bench, Mr. Kogan presided over thousands of decisions resulting in more than 1,000 published and authored opinions.
“Mr. Kogan has a well-known reputation in the Miami community for being fair, insightful and committed to finding justice,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “His depth of experience and excellent legal mind make him a great addition to our panel in Miami.”
“I have long been an advocate of ADR and always sought to utilize it whenever possible in my proceedings,” said Mr. Kogan. “I look forward to continue helping parties reach a resolution and am excited to join the outstanding JAMS team in Miami.”
Mr. Kogan graduated with his B.B.A. from the University of Miami and earned his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law. About JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Founded in 1979, JAMS, The Resolution Experts is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its more than 300 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.