2016 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference
Presented By: Philadelphia Bar Association
||2016 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference
The Bench-Bar & Annual Conference is a premier event for networking and socializing with colleagues and members of the judiciary, including the opportunity to earn CLE credits through unique course offerings.
||September 23 – 24, 2016
- Friday, September 23, 2016
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM EST
- Wine Tasting: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EST
Reception: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST
- Saturday, September 24, 2016
8:30 AM- 11:45 AM EST
- Multi-Prize Giveaway Finale: 11:45 AM EST
||Harrah's Resort Atlantic City
777 Harrah's Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
||Jerry P. Roscoe, Esq.
Hon. Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.)
- High-Stakes Mediations: A Look Behind the Curtain
Friday, September 23, 2016 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST
In this CLE presentation, plaintiff and defense attorneys will give their insight on how to prepare their clients for mediation, what information to provide a mediator before mediation, and how to successfully advocate during mediation. A mediator admired and respected by both sides of the bar will offer guidance on the best ways to present your theories, and tips on the most impactful ways to persuasively outline your case.
- Arbitration 101: Top 10 Differences between Arbitration and Trial Practice
Friday, September 23, 2016 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST
As arbitration continues to be the preferred forum for resolution of many types of complex commercial disputes, business lawyers need to know the differences between practice in the courtroom and practice before JAMS, AAA, and other ADR tribunals. Topics covered include: procedural and substantive arbitrability, discovery (especially third-party discovery), motion practice and common mistakes made by trial lawyers when a case is in arbitration.
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