Implicit Bias and Diversity in Dispute Resolution: What to Know to Protect Your Client’s Interest Presented by San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
A three-speaker panel of Lisa Holder, recognized bias elimination scholar and Of Counsel to the Equal Justice Society; Hon. Maria-Elena James, retired federal magistrate and experienced arbitration neutral; and Otis McGee, former trial attorney and full-time JAMS arbitrator, mediator and special master, will share knowledge gained from courtroom trial practice, dispute resolution, judicial experience, and legal scholarship to help you represent clients who may experience biases and misperceptions due to ethnic, cultural, gender or other differences.
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Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. JAMS successfully resolves business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways of overcoming barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized, in-person, virtual and hybrid dispute resolution services through a combination of first class client service, the latest technology, top-notch facilities, and highly trained mediators and arbitrators. More information about JAMS is available on our About Us page, and you can connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook as well as our JAMS ADR blog.
About Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at JAMS
JAMS is steadfast in pursuing increased diversity among ADR practitioners. Learn more about our commitment to combat discrimination in all forms and the progress we are making in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion at JAMS and within the legal industry.