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JAMS Neutral Kenneth D. Gack Honored with the Sonoma County Bar Association’s Careers of Distinction Award

JAMS Neutral to receive Careers of Distinction Award on October 18

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Santa Rosa, Calif. – JAMS, the largest provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that neutral Kenneth D. Gack, Esq., was selected to receive the 2019 Career of Distinction Award from the Sonoma County Bar Association. The award recognizes Mr. Gack for his exemplary dedication to the practice of law and his noteworthy community involvement. 

Mr. Gack has been a neutral with JAMS since 1996 and has handled thousands of matters. As an arbitrator, mediator, judge pro tem and special master/discovery referee, Mr. Gack is known for his thorough preparation, quick grasp of complex facts, and his ability to relate and communicate effectively with all parties.

Ken is an exceptional neutral who has built a solid reputation as an ADR professional, but is also an active and involved member of his community. We are honored to have him on our panel and congratulate him on this well-deserved and prestigious award.

-Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO

Prior to JAMS, Mr. Gack had a private ADR practice for several years and, before that, he founded and was a managing partner of a law firm. He has successfully mediated hundreds of cases in a variety of civil litigation settings, including catastrophic bodily injury and elder abuse.

Mr. Gack will be honored with the Career of Distinction Award on October 18, 2019 at the Sonoma County Bar Association’s 27th annual Careers of Distinction award dinner in Santa Rosa, California.

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. More information is available at, and you can connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

 About Sonoma County Bar Association (SCBA)

Established in 1921, Sonoma County Bar Association is the oldest and largest professional association of legal practitioners in Sonoma County. Serving 1,400+ lawyers who live or work in Sonoma County, SCBA offers members important opportunities for professional education and development, as well as valuable member benefits.

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