JAMS Mediation Week 2018

JAMS Mediation Week 2018

Over the last few decades the field of alternative dispute resolution has grown tremendously. The ABA Mediation Week initiative is a celebration of the strides made in institutionalizing mediation as one of several appropriate dispute resolution processes.

Join JAMS along with the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution in celebrating Mediation Week. 

 

Participating Resolution Centers

 

ATLANTA

Oct. 16
Tuesday

“Sticky Issues” with David Zacks

Join seasoned mediator David Zacks for a discussion on the "Sticky Issues" encountered in a mediation setting and savvy ways for practitioners to remedy them. Mr. Zacks will provide practical tools for advocates to consider before their next hearing, including:

  • How to be a better and different negotiator during mediation
  • Dealing With Offers and Counter-offers
  • Building rapport with opposing counsel
  • Follow-up tools for unsuccessful mediation

Featured Presenters

  • David Zacks, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator

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BOSTON

Oct. 16
Tuesday

How The New Non-Compete Laws Affect Your Clients

Please join us at the JAMS Boston Resolution Center for an exciting employment law program co-presented by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Hon. Margaret R. Hinkle (Ret.) will be joined by a panel of experts for this evening event addressing the new Non-Compete Reform Bill signed into law. With this law comes significant changes that companies with employees in Massachusetts should be aware of. Come hear our distinguished panel share their insights into how the new law will affect your clients.

Featured Presenters

  • Hon. Margaret R. Hinkle (Ret.)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • John T. McCarthy
    Sanzone & McCarthy
  • C. Max Perlman
    Hirsch, Roberts, Weinstein
  • Barbara Robb
    Hartley, Michon, Robb
  • Michael L. Rosen
    Foley Hoag

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INLAND EMPIRE

Oct. 25
Thursday

JAMS Inland Empire & Riverside County Barristers CLE and Networking Reception

You are invited to attend a networking reception and Elimination of Bias CLE, co-sponsored by the Riverside County Barristers, at the JAMS Inland Empire Resolution Center on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Featured Presenters

  • Louis Marlin, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator

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LOS ANGELES

Oct. 17
Wednesday

Winning at Mediation – An Advanced Mediation Advocacy Program for Lawyers

Join us for an interactive program with the masters of mediation where our legendary panel will discuss mediation opportunities in the biggest and most complex cases, phase-by-phase.

Topics:

  • Choosing the Mediator & Preparing for the Mediation Session
  • Mediation Briefs, for Opposing Counsel and for the Mediator
  • Candor in Individual Caucus Client Relationships
  • Effective Negotiation Techniques (with Opposing Counsel and the Mediator)
  • Mediator’s Proposals Closing the Deal
  • Post-Settlement Issues
  • Mediation Ethics and Mediation Advocacy Tips

Featured Presenters

  • Howard B. Miller, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Hon. Rebecca Westerfield (Ret.)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Richard Birke
    Executive Director, JAMS Institute

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NEW YORK

Oct. 16
Tuesday

Meet the Employment Mediator - CLE & Networking Reception

Join Michael Young, Esq. at our second “Meet the Employment Mediator” event as he introduces you to his colleagues who have joined JAMS in recent years, the Hon. Michael H. Dolinger (Ret.), Marc E. Isserles, Esq., Nancy Kramer, Esq., and Mark E. Segall, Esq.

Come hear Michael present hypothetical mediation scenarios focused on various discrimination cases to these very effective mediators, so that you can gain some insight into their style, knowledge and overall approach to resolving complex employment disputes. You will have the opportunity to follow up with any questions you might have for each panel member.

Join us after the discussion for a networking cocktail reception so you can meet and talk with the mediators in person.

Featured Presenters

  • Michael Young, Esq. (Moderator)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Hon. Michael H. Dolinger (Ret.)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Marc E. Isserles, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Nancy Kramer, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Mark E. Segall, Esq
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator

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ORANGE

Oct. 31
Wednesday

JAMS Orange County Halloween CLE Day

You and your colleagues are invited to the 2nd Annual complimentary JAMS Halloween CLE Day in Orange where you can get up to 3.0 CLE credits prior to the February 1st MCLE deadline. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all attendees. The featured speakers include our very own JAMS neutrals as well as practicing attorneys.

Featured Presenters

  • Deborah Ballati, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Stacy L. La Scala, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Louis Marlin, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Don Morrow, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Hon. Nancy Wieben Stock (Ret.)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Lexi W. Myer, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator

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SACRAMENTO

Oct. 3
Wednesday

An Insider’s View: Mediators Discuss What it takes to Get Resolution

The JAMS Sacramento neutrals come together to offer perspectives on what it takes to reach resolution in this ever-evolving legal landscape. Drawing on their collective decades of experience, the panel will delve into the details of the mediation process and provide insight into what works and what doesn’t. This interactive program gives attendees the opportunity to ask experienced mediators what they can do to enhance their mediation advocacy skills. Lunch will be served.

Featured Presenters

  • Hon. Robert Hight (Ret.)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Hon. Cecily Bond (Ret.)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Hon. Frank C. Damrell (Ret.)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Gary S. Davis, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Hon Fred Morrison (Ret.)
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator
  • Donald R. Person, Esq.
    JAMS Arbitrator & Mediator

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