JAMS Miami Mediation Week 2014

JAMS Miami Mediation Week 2014
Sponsored by: JAMS
October 14-15, 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 Miami is set to offer the following complimentary programs to promote Mediation Week. We are also pleased to have CABA as an official sponsor of our programming.

Tuesday, October 14
Time: 8:30 – 9:45 AM (Breakfast from 8:00 – 8:30 AM)
CLE Pending: 1.5 Hours Ethics/Professionalism Credit

Ethics, Professionalism and Other Potential Sources of Anxiety for Counsel in Mediations and Arbitrations

This program covers the complex topic of ethics and professionalism as it relates to ADR with a specific focus on Florida practice. The program is moderated by JAMS neutral Joe Farina, Retired Chief Judge 11th Judicial Circuit. Judge Farina is a current member of the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Judges Advisory Committee for the American Bar Association. This program will include an analysis of relevant statutory ethical guidelines. Hypotheticals will also be used to generate discussion.

Moderator:
  • Joseph P. Farina, retired Chief Judge 11th Judicial Circuit, JAMS

Panelists:

  • Gerald Kogan, retired Chief Justice Florida Supreme Court, JAMS
  • Anna Marie Hernandez, Esq., Partner, Holland & Knight
  • Javier A. Lopez, Esq., Shareholder, Kozyak Tropin and Throckmorton
  • Paul C. Huck, Jr. Esq., Partner, Hunton & Williams

Tuesday, October 14
Time: 10:00 – 11:15 AM
CLE Pending: 1.5 General Credit
Unique Aspects of Health Care Mediation

Moderated by JAMS neutral Ron Ravikoff, Esq., this program will explore disputes in the health care industry, including patient safety claims against hospitals; nursing homes and physicians; product liability claims against drug and device manufacturers; False Claims Act and other fraud cases against hospitals, physicians, drug and device manufacturers, pharmacies and suppliers; payment reimbursement disputes, and more. A panel of experts, including a prominent hospital General Counsel, will discuss and debate which type of health care disputes are ripe for mediation.

Moderator:

  • Ron Ravikoff, Esq., JAMS

Panelists:

  • Daniel S. Fridman, Esq., Partner, Holland & Knight
  • Arnie Jaffee, Esq., Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Gerald Kogan, retired Chief Justice Florida Supreme Court, JAMS

Wednesday, October 15
Time: 8:30 – 9:45 AM (Breakfast from 8:00 – 8:30AM)
CLE Pending: 1.5 Hours General Credit  
Best Practices in Employment Mediation

Moderated by JAMS neutral Scott Silverman, Retired Judge 11th Judicial Circuit, this program will cover important topics such as: examples of employment cases ripe for mediation; preparing a case for mediation; the mediation session, effective negotiation, using the mediator to your best advantage and getting beyond impasse.

Moderator:

  • Scott J. Silverman, Retired Judge 11th Judicial Circuit, JAMS

Panelists:

  • Jeff Grubman, Esq., JAMS
  • Susan Eisenberg, Esq., Partner, Akerman
  • Brian H. Pollock, Esq., FairLaw Firm
  • Davand A. Sukhdeo, Esq. Partner,  Jackson Lewis

Wednesday, October 15
Time: 10:00 – 11:15 AM
CLE Pending: 1.5 General Credit 
Complex Family Dispute Strategies: An Essential Guide for Advocates

Learn how advocates can best incorporate dispute resolution solutions within complex family disputes involving a wide range of issues including annulment; custody and visitation; division of property; assets and benefits; child and spousal support; business valuations; pre- and post-nuptial agreements; marital settlement agreements, and more. This program is moderated by Mercedes Armas Bach of JAMS and features top Miami family law practitioners.

Moderator:

  • Mercedes Armas Bach, Retired Judge

Panelists:

  • Javier Perez-Abreu, Esq., Perez-Abreu & Martin-Lavielle, P.A
  • Dori Foster Morales, Esq., Partner, Foster Morales
  • Cristina Pereyra, retired Judge 11th Judicial Circuit, JAMS

Location:
JAMS Miami Resolution Center
600 Brickell Ave., Suite 2600
Miami, FL 33131

RSVP
Sherman Humphrey
shumphrey@jamsadr.com or 305.371.5267

Featured People

Mercedes Armas Bach
  • Arbitration
  • Banking
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment
  • Family Law
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Maritime/Admiralty
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee
Joseph P. Farina
  • Arbitration
  • Business/Commercial
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee
Jeffrey Grubman, Esq.
Cristina Pereyra-Alvarez
  • Banking
  • Business/ Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Education/Schools
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • Estate/Probate/Trusts
  • Family Law
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Real Property
Ronald Ravikoff, Esq.