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Leslie King O’Neal Serves as Editor of American Bar Association’s Technology in Construction Law Legal Guide

Leslie King O’Neal Serves as Editor of American Bar Association’s Technology in Construction Law Legal Guide

Resource provides practical and basic information for construction professionals on technology tools

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Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to congratulate Leslie King O’Neal for her work as the editor of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Technology in Construction Law legal guide.

This resource and practical reference is for construction lawyers who are looking for basic information about the various technologies now being used in design and construction, or who want guidance on how to gather and manage the vast quantities of data these technologies generate.

Earlier this year, Ms. O’Neal was honored with the Cornerstone Award from the ABA Forum on Construction Law. Its highest honor, the Cornerstone Award recognizes a member who has rendered long-term exceptional service to the construction industry, to the public and to the legal profession.

“Ms. O’Neal has decades of experience applying the law to varied and complex construction claims involving issues that run the gamut of construction and commercial law. In applying her skill and insight, Ms. O’Neal has taken a leading role in helping to create a legal resource that we are confident will be a tremendous asset to others in the legal community.”

- Chris Poole, JAMS CEO

Ms. O’Neal joined JAMS in 2023 with over 40 years’ experience handling construction and complex commercial litigation matters in private practice, as in-house counsel for an ENR top 25 commercial general contractor and as an alternative dispute resolution processional. In her role at JAMS, she serves as an arbitrator, mediator and neutral evaluator, handling business and commercial, construction, construction defect, governmental and public agency, insurance and surety disputes.

More information about the Technology in Construction Law legal guide 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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Leslie King O'Neal
  • Business & Commercial
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Governmental/Public Agency
  • Insurance
  • Special Master/Discovery Referee
  • Surety

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For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

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