JAMS Sponsors ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference
March 30, 2011
Denver – JAMS is proud to announce it will be a Diamond Level sponsor of the 13th Annual American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference. Several JAMS neutrals and senior management members will serve as speakers and R. Wayne Thorpe, Esq. serves as the Section Chair. The conference is from April 13 through April 16 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado.
The conference will cover many aspects of mediation, arbitration, and other aspects of dispute resolution and will appeal to neutrals, advocates, lawyers, teachers/scholars, court and private administrators and many others. Some of the conference sessions with JAMS neutrals include Ethical Dilemmas in Mediation: Where Confidentiality, Neutrality and Professional Ethics Collide on Thursday, April 14 and Re-imagining Commercial Arbitration on Friday, April 15.
During the Friday Awards luncheon on April 15, the JAMS Foundation will award the third annual Warren Knight Award to the Western Justice Center Foundation. The award will recognize WJC for the work it does in Alternative Dispute Resolution, including efforts to curtail peer bullying, assist police community mediation and support conflict resolution trainings.
JAMS speakers include:
- Richard Chernick, Esq.
- Zela "Zee" Claiborne, Esq.
- Jay Folberg, Esq.
- Marvin E. Johnson, Esq.
- Homer C. LaRue, Esq.
- Michael K. Lewis, Esq.
- Linda R. Singer, Esq.
- Mark Smalls
- Kim Taylor, Esq.
- R. Wayne Thorpe, Esq.
About JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Founded in 1979, JAMS, The Resolution Experts is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its more than 250 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.