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Maryland State Bar Honors JAMS Neutral Marvin E. Johnson For Outstanding ADR Work

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Washington, DC – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services in the United States today announced that JAMS neutral Marvin E. Johnson, Esq. is the 2010 recipient of the Chief Judge Robert M. Bell Award for Outstanding Contribution to ADR in the State of Maryland. Mr. Johnson received the award at the Maryland State Bar ADR Section’s Annual Spring Dinner in Annapolis on March 18. The award is named after The Honorable Robert M. Bell, Chief Judge of Maryland Court of Appeals, a distinguished jurist and leader who has shown a long-standing commitment to ADR throughout his career.

“Marvin Johnson has made extraordinary contributions to the field of ADR both locally and at the national level,” said Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO. “Mr. Johnson continues to be a trail blazer working tirelessly to ensure diversity in ADR. In addition, he has helped a broad array of constituencies, including individuals from a variety of backgrounds and organizations from the federal government to local schools, realize the benefits of conflict prevention and dispute resolution. Mr. Johnson’s friends and colleagues at JAMS congratulate him on this well deserved honor.”

“On behalf of the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, I am proud to receive the Chief Judge Bell Award. This recognition honors our efforts throughout the years to utilize ADR in constructive and innovative ways,” said Mr. Johnson. “I have always believed that ADR can make organizations and communities stronger. It is through the dedication of ADR groups such as the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, JAMS and the JAMS Foundation that a lot of this good work is possible.”

Mr. Johnson is a nationally recognized mediator, arbitrator, and trainer with over 27 years of dispute resolution experience. He is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, an internationally recognized ADR entity, which provides dispute resolution education and training to culturally diverse audiences. In addition, he is based in the JAMS Washington, DC Resolution Center where he resolves disputes in a variety of practice areas including, banking, civil rights, education/schools, employment, governmental/public agency, healthcare, insurance, real property and securities. For Mr. Johnson’s full biography, please click here.

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Founded in 1979, JAMS, The Resolution Experts, is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services in the United States. With Resolution Centers nationwide, JAMS and its 250 full-time, exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the nation’s more important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.

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