JAMS Sacramento MCLE Day

JAMS Sacramento MCLE Day
Presented By: JAMS


JAMS Sacramento MCLE Day

It is our pleasure to announce that we will be hosting an MCLE Day on Thursday, January 26, from 8:00 AM to Noon – just in time for the California Bar deadlines. This year’s program will include sessions on ethics, elimination of bias, and ADR best practices. Space is limited, so secure your seat by registering through our Eventbrite page today!


Thursday, January 26, 2017

  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST


Embassy Suites Sacramento
Riverfront Promenade
100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, California 95814


3.0 Hours CA Credit (General, Ethics, Bias)

JAMS Speaker

Hon. Frank Damrell, Jr. (Ret.) and Hon. Robert Hight (Ret.)

  • Ethics in the Courtroom & Beyond: A Review of Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation and Mediation
    Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM PST

    Hear from retired federal and state court judges on how to navigate ethical dilemmas in the courtroom and mediation hearings. Timely ethical scenarios will be discussed and questions of ethical boundaries answered.

    Topics to be explored include:

    • How to avoid ethical issues in the courtroom
    • How ethical issues can differ between the courtroom and ADR proceedings
    • Best practices for navigating both realms from the perspective of recently retired judicial officers

Gary Davis, Esq. and Hon. Fred Morrison (Ret.)

  • Effective Advocacy in Mediation & Arbitration
    Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM PST

    Attendees will participate in an interactive discussion of ways to mediate and arbitrate disputes while saving time and money in order to reach fair, efficient resolution.

    Topics include:

    • Best practices for effective advocacy in mediations
    • Selecting a mediator
    • Preparing the mediator through brief writing, pre-mediation meetings
    • Preparing your client for hearings – arbitration v. mediation
    • Conducting the mediation session and finding creative ways to get through impasse and dealing with difficult negotiators

Hon. Cecily Bond (Ret.)

  • Eliminating Bias in the Legal Profession
    Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

    In this program, Judge Bond will explore the current state of diversity in the legal profession and how to avoid certain disputes in the workplace due to bias practices. Attendees will leave with practical advice for identifying bias in themselves, their organizations and ways to contribute to the elimination of bias in the legal profession.


View the complete agenda and register for the event:

Featured People

Hon. Frank C. Damrell (Ret.)
  • Antitrust/Competition Law
  • Arbitration
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Federal Judge
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Securities
Hon. Robert Hight (Ret.)
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Law
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
Hon. Fred K. Morrison (Ret.)