January 27, 2016
JAMS San Francisco MCLE Day
Please join JAMS for a complimentary MCLE program in our San Francisco Resolution Center for specialty credit in the areas of ethics and elimination of bias as well as general credits in an advanced ADR topics program. Feel free to join us for the entire program or only the programs that interest you.
Registration: 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Session 1: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Ethics in Negotiation
1.0 Hour Ethics MCLE Credit
Speaker: Shirish Gupta
Shirish Gupta will lead participants through a hypothetical, exploring the nuance of ethics in negotiations.
Session 2: 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Make the Most of Your Mediation: Neutral Insights on Getting to Settlement
1.0 Hour General MCLE Credit
Speakers: Hon. Lynn Duryee (Ret.) and Hon. James Ware (Ret.)
It is difficult for lawyers to serve in both the role of advocate and the role of peacemaker. Judge Duryee and Judge Ware offer practical methods lawyers can employ to help settle their cases at mediation. From managing your client’s expectations to breaking impasse, attendees will be given concrete tools for success in their next mediation.
Lunch Break: 11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Complimentary boxed lunches will be provided
Session 3: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Elimination of Bias in Negotiations
1.0 Hour Elimination of Bias MCLE Credit
Speakers: Cathy Yanni, JAMS and Lori Andrus, Andrus Anderson LLP
In this program, Cathy Yanni and Lori Andrus will explore ways of eliminating bias in the legal profession, the current state of diversity in the legal profession, and the importance of a diverse work force.