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Hon. Scott J. Silverman (Ret.) to Receive Daily Business Review’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Annual award recognizes outstanding career-long contributions to Florida’s legal community

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Miami – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that Scott J. Silverman (Retired Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit, Florida) will be honored by the Daily Business Review with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2023 Florida Legal Awards ceremony on May 17.

The annual award series recognizes distinguished members of the Florida legal community in various areas of the law. For the Lifetime Achievement Award, individuals are recognized for having a significant impact on the practice of law in Florida over a notable legal career. Judge Silverman will be honored, along with five others, in this category.

Judge Silverman has devoted decades of his career to the Florida legal community and has established a reputation built on his keen legal and business sense and for taking on complex cases. We are proud to have him serve on our panel, and congratulate him on this outstanding recognition.

- Chris Poole, JAMS CEO

Judge Silverman spent almost 22 years as a judge on the 11th Judicial Circuit, during which time he presided over thousands of cases across all areas of the law and served as the circuit’s historian. He is known within the legal community for his intellect, down-to-earth manner and pragmatic approach to problem-solving.

Judge Silverman has been a neutral at JAMS since 2012 and has served as a mediator, arbitrator, special magistrate and neutral evaluator in both domestic and international matters. He excels at creating an environment that is conducive to achieving positive results for parties, and he prioritizes determination and creativity throughout the resolution process.

The ceremony will be held at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami on May 17. More information about the ceremony can be found here.

About JAMS – Local Solutions. Global Reach.

Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. 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 in-person, virtual and hybrid resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, the latest technology and highly trained mediators and arbitrators.

With a roster of over 400 neutrals and 30 locations, JAMS resolves thousands of the world’s important cases every year. JAMS neutrals are adept at managing the resolution process whether they are conducting in-person, virtual or hybrid hearings.

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