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JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways of overcoming barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized dispute resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, top-notch facilities and highly trained panelists.

Recent News

JAMS neutral Kenneth D. Gack Honored with the Sonoma County Bar Association’s Careers of Distinction Award

October 14, 2019Santa Rosa, Calif. – JAMS, the largest provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that neutral Kenneth D. Gack, Esq., was selected to receive the 2019 Career of Distinction Award from the Sonoma County Bar Association. The award recognizes Mr. Gack for his exemplary dedication to the practice of law and his noteworthy community involvement. 


JAMS Puts Spotlight on Diversity During ABA Mediation Week

October 11, 2019A leader in promoting ADR industry diversity, JAMS will participate in the ABA’s annual weeklong initiative

Irvine  – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is proud to announce its participation in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) ABA Mediation Week, October 13–19, 2019. ABA Mediation Week celebrates the strides made to institutionalize mediation as one of several appropriate dispute resolution processes. This year’s theme is “The Importance of Using Diverse Neutrals.”


JAMS Welcomes Diversity Program Manager

October 9, 2019Joanne Saint Louis will hold the ADR industry’s first position dedicated to diversity and inclusion

Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the hiring of Joanne Saint Louis as the organization’s diversity program manager. Ms. Saint Louis’ addition is a testament to JAMS’ commitment to increasing diversity among its panel of neutrals and to being a leader in diversity and inclusion efforts in the ADR industry as a whole. JAMS is the first major ADR provider to create a position that is fully dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion.


JAMS Foundation

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The Mission of the JAMS Foundation

JAMS, the nation’s premier provider of commercial dispute resolution services, established the non-profit JAMS Foundation to provide financial assistance for conflict resolution initiatives with national and international impact and to share its dispute resolution experience and expertise for the benefit of the public interest.

Funded entirely by contributions from JAMS, JAMS neutrals and employee associates, the Foundation’s mission is to encourage the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), support education at all levels about collaborative processes for resolving differences, promote innovation in conflict resolution, and advance the settlement of conflict worldwide.

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