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Hon. Carlos R. Moreno (Ret.) Receives Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Trailblazer of the Bar Award

JAMS Neutral receives Trailblazer of the Bar Award for his outstanding contributions to the legal field

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LOS ANGELES – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, is proud to announce that Hon. Carlos R. Moreno (Ret.) has been awarded the 2018 Trailblazer of the Bar Award by the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Justice Moreno received the award on June 27 at the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s 2018 Installation & Awards Reception.

The award is selected by the Senior Lawyers Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association to recognize pioneering lawyers and judges who have made outstanding contributions to the law and legal community, who have broken barriers, and who have forged a path for other lawyers. It has been awarded annually since 1969.

This is a terrific acknowledgement of the positive contributions made by Justice Moreno  throughout his impressive legal career. We congratulate him on receiving this esteemed award.

-Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO

Justice Moreno joined JAMS after a distinguished 25-year career on the judiciary, including 10 years on the California Supreme Court where he authored over 140 majority opinions on a wide range of precedent setting cases for LGBT rights, arbitration, and insurance policy coverage. In his diverse ADR practice, he serves as a mediator, arbitrator, special master and neutral case evaluator to resolve Appellate, Business/Commercial, Civil Rights, Employment, Insurance and Intellectual Property matters, among others.

About JAMS
Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its more than 350 neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267. More information is available at and you can connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

LACBA was founded in 1878 and is one of the largest voluntary metropolitan bar associations in the country, with more than 15,000 members.  LACBA serves attorneys, judges, and other legal professionals through 26 sections, committees, networking events, live and on-demand CLE programs, and pro bono opportunities, as well as public service and informational resources. Last year alone, LACBA members helped nearly 18,000 people and provided more than $3.7 million in pro bono services.

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