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)
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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)
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2.0 NY Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE Credits, or 2.0 CA Recognition and Elimination of Bias CLE Credits