October 17, 2019
Monterey County, Calif. – JAMS, the largest provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that Hon. Nat. A. Agliano (Ret.) is receiving a lifetime achievement award from the Monterey County Bar Association (MCBA). The MCBA’s board of directors unanimously agreed that Justice Agliano personifies the qualities the award recognizes and has renamed it the Justice Nat Agliano Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes Justice Agliano’s exemplary service and dedication to the pursuit of justice over his career.
Justice Agliano’s dedication and passion for the advancement of ADR, along with his straightforward approach, are admirable qualities that he’s known for. We want to congratulate Justice Agliano on this well-deserved achievement.
-Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO
Prior to JAMS, Justice Agliano served as a California deputy attorney general for three years, was in private practice for nine years, was a judge for the Monterey County Superior Court for thirteen years and was an associate justice and presiding justice for the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District for eight years. He also served as justice pro tem for the Supreme Court of California. He was formerly a member of the Sentencing Practices Advisory Committee of the California Judicial Council. He previously received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the MCBA in 2011.
Justice Agliano joined JAMS after his retirement as presiding justice of the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District in 1992. He has since served as an arbitrator, mediator, referee and judge pro tem in hundreds of cases in every practice area of civil law.
Justice Agliano will be honored this evening at the Fall Bench/Bar event in Seaside, Calif.
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 the Monterey County Bar Association
Serving the legal community in Monterey County, Calif., the Monterey County Bar Association (MCBA) promotes access to other members of the legal community, fostering attorney and public education and enhancing the public perception of the legal profession. The MCBA also offers networking opportunities, practice area sections and board committees to improve the practice of law in our community.
The Monterey County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Coalition refers the public to a local qualified attorney. The Lawyer Referral Service Coalition (LRSC) maintains a list of pre-screened Monterey County attorneys available to help the public with specific legal needs. Along with specialized knowledge in a particular field of law, each attorney is an active member of the bar and carries practice insurance.
The Monterey County Bar Association currently has eighteen Board Directors. The current MCBA President is Chuck Des Roches and the President-Elect for 2020 is Thomas Espinoza.