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Retired Superior Court Judge Hon. Coleman A. Swart Joins JAMS

New Panelist Announcement
Los Angeles – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Hon. Coleman A. Swart (Ret.) to its panel. Judge Swart will be based in the JAMS Los Angeles Resolution Center. He will serve as an arbitrator, mediator and special master for disputes in a variety of areas including Aviation, Business/Commercial, Class Action/Mass Tort, Construction/Construction Defect, Employment, Estates/Probates/Trusts, Family Law, Personal Injury/Torts, Professional Liability and Real Property.

Judge Swart has 25 years of experience as a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge. During his time on the bench, attorneys commended his talent for resolving cases early in the process, the result of an innovative and hands-on approach that included mandatory settlement conferences and pretrial evaluations. Lauded as a “settlement guru” by the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Judge Swart is experienced in mediating and arbitrating cases involving a wide range of legal matters.

“Judge Swart is known for his fair-mindedness and firm grasp on complex legal issues,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “His ability for swift and sure settlement will make him a tremendous addition to our panel in Los Angeles.”

“Joining JAMS allows me to stay active and engaged in the dispute resolution work that I enjoy so much,” said Judge Swart. “I look forward to joining the distinguished JAMS panel of neutrals.”

Judge Swart graduated with his B.A. from Occidental College and earned his J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law.

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 270 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.

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