JAMS Mediation Week 2015 - Seattle
Join JAMS Seattle as we highlight the Section of Dispute Resolution of the ABA’s 2015 Mediation Week. This year’s theme is “Mediation: Successes, Challenges, Trends and the Next Generation: Looking to the past, present and future.” We invite you to hear from two members of our distinguished panel to discuss specific issues in mediation and ADR in two concurrent CLE sessions and then join us for a reception following the programs in the JAMS Seattle Resolution Center.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Choose from one option below
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Session Option 1
Ethical Dilemmas in ADR
1.0 Ethics CLE Credit
JAMS Speaker: Hon. Eric Watness (Ret.)
Advocacy and zealous representation of clients can sometimes create challenging or conflicting situations. This program will explore the ethical boundaries of those situations and will give practical tips on how to deal with them.
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Session Option 2
Making Mediation Work: Tips from the Trenches and Best Practices to Settle Personal Injury Cases
1.0 General CLE Credit
Speakers: Hon. Deborah Fleck (Ret.)
Outside Speakers: Ronald Ward and Jeffrey Tilden
Hear from a King County retired judge and two practicing attorneys with views from both sides of the bar, on best practices to settle personal injury cases. Topics will include preparing your client(s), insurance representatives, and the mediator; timing of the mediation; open communication in order to navigate through impasse; and creative solutions.
5:00 – 6.30 p.m.
Client Reception and Open House
JAMS Seattle Resolution Center
600 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101
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Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways to overcome barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized dispute resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, top-notch facilities and highly trained panelists. 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.
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