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JAMS Panelist Michael G. Ornstil, Esq. Named 2012 SFTLA Mediator of the Year

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San Francisco – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, is proud to announce that Michael G. Ornstil, Esq. will be named the 2012 Mediator of the Year by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. The award will be presented to him at the 13th Annual Trial Lawyer of the Year Gala at the Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco on April 26.

Mr. Ornstil was one of the first full-time attorney neutrals in California. Since joining JAMS in 1994, he has served as a mediator, arbitrator and special master/discovery referee on more than 4,000 cases across all areas of civil litigation.

“We congratulate Michael on this well-deserved honor,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “This award recognizes his skill and strength in bringing parties together to resolve even the most heated or complicated disputes.”

“I’m so proud to receive this recognition from the SFTLA,” said Mr. Ornstil. “It’s a wonderful tribute to be named among such a talented group of legal professionals.”

JAMS panelists Hon. Daniel Weinstein (Ret.), Hon. Coleman “Coley” Fannin (Ret.), Jerry Spolter, Esq., Hon. Rebecca Westerfield, (Ret.), Kenneth D. Gack, Esq. and Hon. Ellen Sickle James (Ret.) have all received this award previously.

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