JAMS Atlanta Mediation Week 2014 CLE Programs and Brunch

JAMS Atlanta Mediation Week 2014
Sponsored by: JAMS and Women in the Profession section of the Atlanta Bar Association
October 14, 2014

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution has designated the third week of October as the time to promote and celebrate peaceful conflict resolution practices worldwide.

JAMS Atlanta is pleased to offer the following programs to promote Mediation Week.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:45 AM
CLE : 1.0 Credit Hours

Mediation From The In-House GC Perspective

This program, moderated by William Needle of JAMS and featuring prominent current and former in-house counsel, tackles a wide range of issues General Counsel encounter related to resolving disputes through mediation. Topics discussed will include types of disputes that are appropriate for mediation; working with outside counsel on mediation advocacy strategy; the mediator selection process; mediation vs. arbitration, and much more.

Moderator:
  • William H. Needle, Esq., Mediator and Arbitrator, JAMS

Panelists:

  • Geoffrey Rogers, Esq., Patent Counsel, Newell Rubbermaid
  • Alan M. Rubinson, Esq., Special Counsel, Ballard Spahr, LLP
  • Leslie Zacks, Esq., General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Arbor Pharmaceuticals


Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time: 10:30 – 11:45 AM
CLE: 1.0 Credit Hours, including 1.0 Hours Trial Practice Credit

Women in Mediation: Why Gender Matters

This complimentary brunch CLE is presented by the JAMS Atlanta Resolution Center and the Women in the Profession section of the Atlanta Bar Association.

In celebration of the American Bar Association’s Mediation Week, JAMS and the Women in the Profession section of the Atlanta Bar Association will co-sponsor a free brunch CLE presentation for members of the Atlanta legal community. Join us for an informative brunch CLE discussion on “Women in Mediation: Why Gender Matters.” A boxed takeaway lunch will be provided, and parking will be fully validated for all attendees. 

Moderator:
  • C.K. Hoffler, Esq., a partner with Edmond, Lindsay & Hoffler LLP
Panelists:
  • Judge Brenda Cole (Ret.), Mediator and Arbitrator, JAMS
  • Joan Grafstein, Esq., Mediator and Arbitrator, JAMS
  • Edith Primm, Esq., Executive Director, Justice Center of Atlanta
  • Adriana Midence Scott, Esq., Shareholder, Jackson Lewis

Location
JAMS Atlanta Resolution Center
One Atlantic Center
1201 W. Peachtree St., NW
Suite 2650
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-566-2157 Phone
404-588-0905 Fax 

RSVP
Meghan Koransky
mkoransky@jamsadr.com or 404.588.0900

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Joan C. Grafstein, Esq., FCIArb
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Joan C. Grafstein, Esq., FCIArb
  • Appellate
  • Arbitration
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Education/Schools
  • Employment
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Training/Teaching