JAMS Launches St. Louis Resolution Center, Expanding Presence in the Midwest
April 01, 2019
Three Highly Respected Neutrals are First to Join the JAMS Missouri Panel
St. Louis – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, today announced the opening of its newest Resolution Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The move expands the company’s presence in the Midwest and greatly enhances its industry-leading dispute resolution capabilities in the region and throughout the country.
“St. Louis is an important new location for JAMS as we expand our services and grow as an organization,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “The space allows us to offer high-quality ADR services that will fully meet the demands of attorneys and their clients, providing for efficient and comfortable proceedings.”
The new Resolution Center offers multiple conference rooms and a large arbitration room conducive to all types and sizes of arbitration and mediation proceedings. Along with accommodating concurrent sessions, the new location offers ample complimentary parking and a JAMS Virtual Conference Room, as well as other amenities that JAMS is known for providing for its clients, such as Wi-Fi and a wide array of snacks and beverages.
The following neutrals will be joining JAMS in the new St. Louis Resolution Center.
Hon. Douglas R. Beach (Ret.) retired in 2018 from the Saint Louis County Circuit Court (21st Judicial Circuit of Missouri), most recently serving as presiding judge. He presided over a family court division for more than 10 years, where he heard numerous cases regarding valuation, custody, domestic violence and spousal support. He is a sought after lecturer, speaker and author on family law issues. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and concentrated his private practice in family law issues for over 28 years.
Hon. Michael J. Reagan (Ret.) spent nearly two decades on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, most recently serving as chief judge from 2015 to 2019. Judge Reagan managed more than 5,000 civil cases and settled cases valued at more than $2 billion. Previously, he served as president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and a hostage negotiator for a municipal police department.
Bradley A. Winters, Esq., is joining JAMS with over 35 years of litigation and mediation experience. Mr. Winters has had a wide-ranging career as counsel for some of the largest companies in the world and for individual consumers, in a large international law firm and in a small boutique. He has focused his practice in the past few years on mediations. Mr. Winters has tried and served as mediator in cases all over the country ranging from complex biotech patents to simple personal injury litigation, as well as trademark, product liability, class action, discrimination, construction, breach of trust and general commercial cases.
“We are pleased to open the St. Louis Resolution Center with Brad, Judge Beach and Judge Reagan,” continued Poole. “Based on their decades of experience, extraordinary legal and ADR skills and history of success, we know they will serve the St. Louis and Southern Illinois legal communities, as well as attorneys and their clients nationwide. We are proud to have them on our panel.”
The address for the St. Louis location is 190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 1100, St. Louis, MO 63105.
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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.