JAMS-SPONSORED EVENT

Empowering Diversity within Alternative Dispute Resolution: Pathways to Increase Diversity, Inclusion, and Selection in ADR

Presented by Charles Houston Bar Association, JAMS, Black Women Lawyers of Northern California and California Lawyers Association Litigation Section

This webinar is designed to enhance the selection of diverse neutrals in the dispute resolution process. Hear perspectives from experienced neutrals and counsel on the benefits of expanding diversity in the field of dispute resolution. This session concludes our diversity series and offers attendees additional dispute resolution practice area resources. Join us for an interactive panel discussion between litigators, in-house counsel, and ADR professionals about ways legal teams can work together to increase diversity during the mediator selection process, as well as in arbitrator selection through drafting ADR clauses and company mandates to promote inclusion. 

The program will cover:
  • The importance of Mentorship and Sponsorship.
  • How can we make diversity in ADR an increased priority for the users of ADR?
  • What can counsel do to support diversity and inclusion in ADR?
  • What ways can counsel impact the pipeline of diverse candidates in the legal profession?

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Featured People

Rebekah Ratliff, CCLS
  • Business & Commercial
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Securities
Hon. Randa M. Trapp (Ret.)
  • Business & Commercial
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate & Real Property