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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.

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Hon. Carl W. (Bill) Hoffman (Ret.) Joins JAMS in Las Vegas

August 14, 2019Former U.S. magistrate judge will serve as an arbitrator, mediator, special master and neutral evaluator

Las Vegas – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Hon. Carl W. (Bill) Hoffman (Ret.) to its panel. Judge Hoffman joins JAMS after serving eight years as a U.S. magistrate judge for the District of Nevada. In addition to handling hundreds of mediation and settlement conferences, he has substantial litigation and judicial experience.


JAMS, Society of Mediation Professionals (Singapore) to Host Interactive Think Tank in Celebration of Singapore Convention

August 6, 2019The Singapore Convention on Mediation will be signed by more than 30 UN member countries, allowing the enforcement of mediated settlements across borders


JAMS Neutrals Appointed to National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Independent Resolution Panel

August 05, 2019Three neutrals will assist the NCAA in upholding the mission and values of the association

Irvine, Calif. –  JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is proud to announce that Jeffrey Benz, Hon. Bernetta Bush (Ret.) and Hon. Hugh Fraser (Ret.) have been appointed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Independent Accountability Oversight Committee to the inaugural Independent Resolution Panel (IRP). Mr. Benz will also serve as chair of the newly formed Infractions Referral Committee.


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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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