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    Myths about arbitration persist because, unlike court, arbitrations are usually private. The proceedings, hearings, and awards are not typically open to public viewing or comment. Some common myths are: "arbitrators always split the baby"; "there is no discovery in arbitration"; or "arbitration costs as much as litigation". Statistical studies and provider rules disprove such notions. This webinar will discuss the facts which dispel common myths about arbitration. And it will show how attorneys and arbitrators can control the proceedings to enhance their effectiveness. The speakers include experienced arbitrators and a representative from a major provider organization. CLE credit will be offered.

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    Feb 28, 2019

    2019-02-28T12:00:00-05:00 2019-02-28T13:00:00-05:00 Dispelling the Top Eight Myths of Arbitration

    Myths about arbitration persist because, unlike court, arbitrations are usually private. The proceedings, hearings, and awards are not typically open to public viewing or comment. Some common myths are: "arbitrators always split the baby"; "there is no discovery in arbitration"; or "arbitration costs as much as litigation". Statistical studies and provider rules disprove such notions. This webinar will discuss the facts which dispel common myths about arbitration. And it will show how attorneys and arbitrators can control the proceedings to enhance their effectiveness. The speakers include experienced arbitrators and a representative from a major provider organization. CLE credit will be offered.

    Speakers

    Edward Lozowicki

    Lozowicki ADR

    Edward (Ed) Lozowicki is a full-time Arbitrator & Mediator and specializes in construction, energy, real estate, and commercial cases. He serves on the American Arbitration Association’s Large Complex Case Panel for Construction, Energy and Commercial cases, and the CPR, FINRA and California Public Works Arbitration Panels. Ed is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Construction Lawyers Society of America. He is also Co-Chair of the ABA Arbitration Committee, and taught Alternative Dispute Resolution as Adjunct Professor at the Santa Clara University School of Law.  Ed has published many articles and lectured on arbitration law for the American Arbitration Association, the ABA Dispute Resolution Section and professional associations. Further information appears at: www.lozowickiADR.com.  

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Gilda Turitz

    Turitz Dispute Resolution

     

    Gilda Turitz is a full-time independent arbitrator and mediator in San Francisco at Turitz Dispute Resolution, established in September 2017.  Previously, in addition to serving as an arbitrator and mediator, she was a business trial lawyer and a partner in Sideman & Bancroft LLP, a woman-owned law firm.  Gilda concentrates her practice in cases involving complex commercial transactions;corporate, partnership, LLC and franchise disputes; business torts; securities; professional liability; real estate; trade secrets and intellectual property. She serves on severalADR panels, including the national commercial arbitration, mergers andacquisitions, and mediation panels of the American ArbitrationAssociation; CPR's Panel of Distinguished Neutrals (California ADR Panel and Banking,Accounting, and Financial Services Panel); and mediation and early neutral evaluation panels of federal and state courts. 

    Named by Best Lawyers in America® as the 2019 Arbitration “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco and by Northern California Super Lawyers® in the “Top 50 Women Lawyers” in2018, Gilda has been also been widely recognized for her professional accomplishments with an AV® Martindale-Hubbell Rating; Best Lawyers in America for Arbitration; and Best Lawyers in the Bay Area.  Gilda is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, a CEDR Accredited Mediator, and on the roster of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.  From 2015-18, she served as the Co-Chair of the Women in Dispute Resolution (WIDR) Committee of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution.    

    For more information visit www.turitzadr.com.

        


    Lance Tanaka

    American Arbitration Association

    As Vice President, he handles and oversees the administration of cases filed with the Association.   Additionally, he is responsible for market development of the AAA’s ADR services in a 10-state region which includes:  Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah   and Wyoming.   Mr. Tanaka is also responsible for the recruitment and training of arbitrators and mediators for the Association’s Panel of Neutrals.   He also oversees the Association’s ADR services and Panels for all sports industry-related disputes including doping arbitrations for Olympic Sports and professional sports.  

    Ruth Glick

    Glick Dispute Resolution

     

    RUTH V GLICK is  an independent domestic and international arbitrator and mediator whose background as a lawyer, educator, businesswoman, and now Silicon Valley angel investor and advisor augments her dispute resolution skills.   With over 25 years experience as a dispute resolver, she has arbitrated and mediated a wide variety of domestic and international business contract and tort, financial, commercial, technology, venture capital, securities, trade secrets, labor and employment, real estate, health care and medical device disputes.  She is on the Large and Complex Case panel, the national commercial and labor and employment arbitration and mediation panels of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), as well as the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR).

     

    She is a Northern California Super Lawyer, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FIArb), Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM), and an IMI Certified Mediator.  She is a past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association and currently serves as a liaison to the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession.  For more information regarding her practice and background see www.ruthvglick.com

     

     

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