April 04, 2019
LOS ANGELES – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide, is pleased to announce that Hon. Carlos R. Moreno (Ret.) was selected to receive the Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library’s 2019 Beacon of Justice Award. The award celebrates Justice Moreno’s vision, advocacy and passion for justice.
Justice Moreno joined JAMS after a distinguished 25-year judicial career, including 10 years on the California Supreme Court and 15 years as a trial judge in state and federal courts. Most recently, Justice Moreno served as United States Ambassador to Belize where he made great strides in advancing citizen security within Belize and the region, focusing on citizen protection, economic development, and governance.
Justice Moreno has a storied judicial career and works diligently to continue serving the Los Angeles community. We congratulate him on this latest honor and are proud to have him on our panel.
-Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO
During his career on the bench, Justice Moreno authored over 140 majority opinions on a wide range of precedent setting cases, including significant opinions implicating LGBT rights, arbitration, and insurance policy coverage. Justice Moreno has been honored with numerous accolades for his work off and on the Bench including recognition for his pioneering achievements and his work in child advocacy.
Justice Moreno will be presented with the award at the Library’s 16th Beacon of Justice Gala Reception in Los Angeles on April 10.
About JAMS - Local Solutions. Global Reach.
Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. With 28 locations, JAMS and its nearly 400 panelists are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases every year.
JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways to overcome barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized dispute resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, top-notch facilities and highly trained panelists.
About Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library
Supported by the private sector, Friends of the LA Law Library is dedicated to raising funds for LA Law Library.
Established in 1891, LA Law Library is a vital civic institution that serves not only judges, attorneys and government officials but also individuals and self-represented litigants. Friends’ activities raise the visibility of Law Library and provide a needed, additional base of financial support. Proceeds from past events have been used to expand access, upgrade technology and provide services to the self-represented.