Hon. Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.) and the Philadelphia Eviction Diversion Program Featured in Urban Institute’s ReportMay 11, 2021Philadelphia
– JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide
, is pleased to announce that Hon. Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.)
has been featured in the Urban Institute’s Report, “Eviction Prevention and Diversion Programs: Early Lessons from the Pandemic
.” This report, which was published in April, compiles and analyzes data on 47 state and local eviction prevention and diversion programs that have been created or adapted to prevent evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Urban Institute is a nonprofit research organization that provides unbiased, authoritative insights on the well-being of people and places in the United States, and it aims to shape public policy practice, strengthen communities and improve people’s lives across the country. In the report, Judge Rizzo and project partners Sue Wasserkrug of the Good Shepherd Mediation Program and Rachel Garland of Community Legal Services are interviewed regarding their insights about and contributions to the creation and implementation of the Philadelphia Eviction Diversion Program.
Hon. Mark S. Millard (Ret.) Joins JAMS in Orange CountyMay 10, 2021Irvine, Calif.
– JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services
worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Hon. Mark S. Millard (Ret.)
to its panel. Judge Millard brings over five decades of experience as an attorney and judge to JAMS. First appointed as a superior court judge in 2003, Judge Millard spent 17 years focusing on family law. Prior to serving on the bench, he practiced law with four firms for over 20 years.
JAMS Panelist Hon. Helen E. Freedman (Ret.) Appointed to Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the JudiciaryMay 3, 2020New York –
JAMS, the largest provide provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services
worldwide, is pleased to announce that Hon. Helen E. Freedman (Ret.)
has been appointed to the Advisory Committee on the Judiciary by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.