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ADR Trends 2021 & Increasing Selection of Diverse Neutrals


ADR Trends 2021 & Increasing Selection of Diverse Neutrals

Presented by JAMS, National Bar Association (NBA), National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), and Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)

CLE Diversity Webinar Credit: 2.0 NY Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE Credits, or 2.0 CA Recognition and Elimination of Bias CLE Credits
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Accomplished dispute resolution professionals discuss the cutting-edge ADR trends you need to know for 2021 and engage corporate counsel, advocates, and dispute resolution service providers in a no-holds-barred exchange: how are top neutrals selected? Where are opportunities to disrupt these processes to ensure qualified diverse candidates get business?

Agenda & Speakers

I: Trends in Mediation & Arbitration for 2021
Moderator: Dean Burrell | Burrell Dispute Resolution

  • Margarita Echevarria | M. Echevarria, ADR LLC
  • Shirish Gupta | JAMS
  • Roger Maldonado | Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • Joyce Gates Mitchell | Mitchell & Associates, PC

II: Diversifying Neutral Selection – A 360-Degree Stakeholder Conversation

Moderator: Hon. Ariel E. Belen (Ret.) | JAMS

  • Phillip Cha | Cha Mediation Services
  • Mike Daly | IAT Insurance Group
  • Homer C. La Rue | Howard University School of Law

III: The Role Diverse Bar Associations Play in Increasing DEI in ADR
Moderator: Chris M. Kwok, Esq. | JAMS

  • Elia Diaz-Yaeger | President, Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
  • CK Hoffler | President, National Bar Association (NBA)
  • Sidney Kanazawa | President-Elect, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)

Featured People

Hon. Ariel E. Belen (Ret.), FCIArb
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Entertainment and Sports
  • Estates/Probate/Trusts
  • Family Law
  • Franchise
  • Governmental Public Agency
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee
Shirish Gupta
  • Antitrust Competition Law
  • Banking
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment
  • Entertainment and Sports
  • Financial Markets
  • Franchise Distribution Law
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities
  • Special Master Discovery Referee
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