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2022 ABA Dispute Resolution Virtual Spring Conference

JAMS-SPONSORED EVENT

2022 ABA Dispute Resolution Virtual Spring Conference

ABA Dispute Resolution Section and ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division Section

CLE Conference Webinar Diversity Credit: CLE credit for this conference is available on a per-session basis.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Where Do We Grow from Here? New Directions and Rejuvenation.” Attend to learn the latest in dispute resolution techniques and trends, exchange ideas with experts, and strengthen your professional relationships. The Dispute Resolution Section is collaborating with the ABA GPSolo Division to include programs relevant to general practice, solo, and small firm practitioners.

Featured JAMS Sessions:

Integrating Emotional and Intellectual Intelligence in Dispute Resolution
Tuesday, April 26 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

All disputes have both legal and emotional facets. Whether they appear as tearful plaintiffs, angry defendants, reactive opposing counsel, outrageous demands or client control issues, the emotional aspects often hold the key to successful resolution. This workshop will teach you basic skills of EQ, and how to integrate your EQ seamlessly with your IQ for better results in all of your cases.

Featured Speakers:

Diversity in ADR: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward

Thursday, April 28 | 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST

After over a decade of dialogue about the need to increase diversity and inclusion in the ADR field, the results have been mixed. Yes, there has been progress, but numerous obstacles remain intact. Join us as we go beyond the call to action and explore concrete examples of where we have failed and where we can continue to make real breakthroughs. Elimination of Bias CLE Credit

Featured Speakers:
  • Phillip Cha | Cha Mediation Services
  • William Delgado | DTO Law
  • Chris M. Kwok, Esq. | JAMS
  • Thomas Maroney | Maroney O'Connor LLP

Arbitration Law Update 2021-22
Thursday, April 28 | 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST

This program will report United States Supreme Court, Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal, and California Appellate decisions in 2021 and early 2022 and other current legal developments governing both domestic and international arbitration.

Featured Speakers:
  • James Madison | Madison Mediation
  • Ronald Aronovsky | Southwestern Law School
  • Maureen Weston | Pepperdine University Law

Overcoming Common Assumptions and Biases That Impact Insurance Negotiations
Thursday, April 28 | 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST

This seminar will explore techniques to customize mediations to prevent impasse and avoid missed opportunities resulting from miscommunication. Join seasoned ADR professionals, with decades of combined expertise in resolving complex cases, as they discuss specific biases (including implicit and linguistic). Explore how to move beyond awareness to strategic intervention and optimal outcomes.

Featured Speakers:

Memory, Culture and Mediation: Research and Applications in 2022

Friday, April 29 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST

You should attend this special program to understand the connection between Culture, Memory and Mediation. Based on cutting edge research and on ancient wisdom, the presentation will make you think about the mediation field in a new way and will challenge our preconceived notions on what is our memory, how we create it,  especially, how cultural memory impacts the field of conflict resolution.

Introduction:
Gina Miller, Sr. Vice President, Operations West | JAMS
Presenter:
Sukhsimranjit Singh

Featured People

Chris M. Kwok, Esq.
  • Business & Commercial
  • Employment
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • International & Cross Border
  • Training/Teaching
Rebekah Ratliff, CCLS
  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Securities
Barbara A. Reeves, Esq., CEDS
  • Antitrust
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Business/Commercial
  • Employment
  • Entertainment and Sports
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Life Sciences
Stephen H. Sulmeyer, J.D., Ph.D.
  • Business & Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Estates/Probate/Trusts
  • Family Law
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
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