Dec

    The All-Important Preliminary Hearing Essentials—For Both Advocates and Neutrals

    12 PM EST

    The live webinar has already aired. To purchase a recording of this webinar, click here.


     

    Program Description:

    Skillful handling of the preliminary hearing in arbitration can have a major impact on the rest of the process.  In this CLE webinar, the experienced faculty will explore the reasons why and provide insight on how to run or participate in such a hearing successfully.

     

    Panelists will address important questions including:

     

    ·        What should the arbitrator and counsel each be trying to accomplish?

     

    ·        Who should attend and why?

     

    ·        What are the major subjects that should be covered, and how?

     

    ·        How do you keep discovery under control while permitting the parties to get the information they need?

     

    You’ll also benefit from a discussion of issues involving depositions, motions, witness and expert testimony and the importance of the Case Management Order.

     

    Please join us for a comprehensive discussion on the preliminary hearing process.

     

    Who Should Attend:  Arbitration advocates and neutrals who want to increase their skill in handling preliminary hearings.

     

     

    Registration Deadline:

    December 12, 2016
     

     

    About the Series:

    This Arbitration Series is a unique opportunity to learn from some of the leading arbitrators and arbitration advocates in the country. Each webinar will focus on different phases and challenges of the arbitration process. Webinars will be held once a month from October 2016 to March 2017. 

     

     

    Special Deal:

    Get 20% off when you purchase the remainder of the series today! Click "Register Now" on the right hand side of this page, log in, and select the "4-Part Series" option in the drop-down pricing menu to receive this deal. When you select this option, you will be automatically registered for all four remaining live webinars. 

     

     

    Series Schedule:

    Each webinar will run from 12:00 pm ET – 1:15 pm ET.

     

     

    2016 Arbitration Webinar Series

     

    October 25, 2016

    Before the Arbitration: Sources of Authority, Role of the Arbitrator, and Disclosure

     

    November 15, 2016

    Drafting Arbitration Clauses to Ease Preparing for the Hearing

     

    December 13, 2016

    Handling the Preliminary Conference and Managing Discovery

     

    January 10, 2017

    Managing the Arbitration Hearing and Evidence

     

    February 28, 2017

    The Arbitration Award, Remedies, and Post Award Process

     

    March 28, 2017

    Ethical Aspects to Consider While Building an Arbitration Practice

     

     

     

    Scholarships:

    Scholarships to defray tuition expense for ABA programs are available upon application on a program-by-program, case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to public interest lawyers, government lawyers, full-time law professors, solo or small firm practitioners of limited means, and unemployed attorneys. Click here to complete a scholarship request for a specific program. Scholarship applications must be received at least one week before the program start date; applications submitted after that date will not be considered. You will be notified prior to the program if your application is approved. A minimum fee may be charged on all approved scholarship applications to defray expenses.

     

     

     

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    The All-Important Preliminary Hearing Essentials—For Both Advocates and Neutrals

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    Date

    Dec 13, 2016

    2016-12-13T12:00:00.000Z 2016-12-13T13:15:00.000Z The All-Important Preliminary Hearing Essentials—For Both Advocates and Neutrals

    The live webinar has already aired. To purchase a recording of this webinar, click here.


     

    Program Description:

    Skillful handling of the preliminary hearing in arbitration can have a major impact on the rest of the process.  In this CLE webinar, the experienced faculty will explore the reasons why and provide insight on how to run or participate in such a hearing successfully.

     

    Panelists will address important questions including:

     

    ·        What should the arbitrator and counsel each be trying to accomplish?

     

    ·        Who should attend and why?

     

    ·        What are the major subjects that should be covered, and how?

     

    ·        How do you keep discovery under control while permitting the parties to get the information they need?

     

    You’ll also benefit from a discussion of issues involving depositions, motions, witness and expert testimony and the importance of the Case Management Order.

     

    Please join us for a comprehensive discussion on the preliminary hearing process.

     

    Who Should Attend:  Arbitration advocates and neutrals who want to increase their skill in handling preliminary hearings.

     

     

    Registration Deadline:

    December 12, 2016
     

     

    About the Series:

    This Arbitration Series is a unique opportunity to learn from some of the leading arbitrators and arbitration advocates in the country. Each webinar will focus on different phases and challenges of the arbitration process. Webinars will be held once a month from October 2016 to March 2017. 

     

     

    Special Deal:

    Get 20% off when you purchase the remainder of the series today! Click "Register Now" on the right hand side of this page, log in, and select the "4-Part Series" option in the drop-down pricing menu to receive this deal. When you select this option, you will be automatically registered for all four remaining live webinars. 

     

     

    Series Schedule:

    Each webinar will run from 12:00 pm ET – 1:15 pm ET.

     

     

    2016 Arbitration Webinar Series

     

    October 25, 2016

    Before the Arbitration: Sources of Authority, Role of the Arbitrator, and Disclosure

     

    November 15, 2016

    Drafting Arbitration Clauses to Ease Preparing for the Hearing

     

    December 13, 2016

    Handling the Preliminary Conference and Managing Discovery

     

    January 10, 2017

    Managing the Arbitration Hearing and Evidence

     

    February 28, 2017

    The Arbitration Award, Remedies, and Post Award Process

     

    March 28, 2017

    Ethical Aspects to Consider While Building an Arbitration Practice

     

     

     

    Scholarships:

    Scholarships to defray tuition expense for ABA programs are available upon application on a program-by-program, case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to public interest lawyers, government lawyers, full-time law professors, solo or small firm practitioners of limited means, and unemployed attorneys. Click here to complete a scholarship request for a specific program. Scholarship applications must be received at least one week before the program start date; applications submitted after that date will not be considered. You will be notified prior to the program if your application is approved. A minimum fee may be charged on all approved scholarship applications to defray expenses.

     

     

     

    Speakers

    Lawrence Mills

    JAMS

    Larry Mills is an experienced arbitrator and mediator who serves on the JAMS panel of neutrals in Seattle and northern California. He was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as 2018 Seattle Arbitration “Lawyer of the Year.”  Larry is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators. He is a former Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution and the WSBA ADR Section.  

     

    Larry is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Michigan Law School.  He is the founder of the Seattle law firm now known as Mills Meyers Swartling, where his law practice focused on business law and commercial litigation.  Since the mid-1980s, Larry has arbitrated and mediated hundreds of cases privately, for the American Arbitration Association, and, beginning in 2012, for JAMS; he also serves as a FINRA arbitrator and mediator and he has mediated cases referred by the King County Superior Court and through the Western District of Washington Rule 39.1 panel.  Larry has written many articles on dispute resolution processes and he is a frequent speaker at arbitration and mediation CLE programs sponsored by the ABA, the WSBA, and the KCBA.  

     

    Larry’s dispute resolution practice includes business and commercial, employment, real estate, intellectual property, professional liability, securities, insurance, and financial services matters.  His detailed biographical information is at www.jamsadr.com/mills and he may be contacted at lmills@jamsadr.com.

     

    Bruce Meyerson

    Bruce Meyerson PLLC

    Bruce E. Meyerson is a mediator, arbitrator, and trainer in Phoenix, Arizona.  He is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (1972) where he was an Editor of the Law Journal.  Mr. Meyerson began his practice as the Executive Director of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest.  He served on the Arizona Court of Appeals for almost five years and was General Counsel of Arizona State University.  From 1990 through 2000, Mr. Meyerson practiced commercial and employment litigation in Phoenix.  Since 2000, his practice has focused on conflict resolution.  He is a Past Chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and the State Bar of Arizona ADR Section. He is on the Commercial and Employment Panels of the American Arbitration Association and arbitration panel of the National Arbitration Forum.  He is an adjunct professor at the Arizona State University College of Law teaching courses in all aspects of dispute resolution.  He is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the International Academy of Mediators, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the College of Commercial Arbitrators.  He serves as a board member of the American Arbitration Association, the National Institute for Civil Discourse, and is the Chair of the City of Phoenix Civil Service Board.  He is ranked as a “Super Lawyer” in the Southwest in alternative dispute resolution.

    Moderators

    Philip S Cottone

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