Client CounselingPresented by the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee When: Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Panel Presentation: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Where: Impact Hub Seattle 220 Second Ave. South Seattle, WA 98104(at Main St. and Second Ave. located directly across the street (to the east) from the Waterfall…See More
Please join us for our upcoming panel presentation "Avoiding Litigation-Style Discovery in Arbitration – Tips from the Inside." Here is a sneak peak preview of the event:Arbitration's goals of speed and economy can be achieved only if discovery is managed efficiently. Three experienced arbitrators will share innovative approaches including the drafting of effective arbitration clauses, the laws and rules governing the proceeding, managing the “discovery" process, and useful ways for the…See More
Hostage negotiators are trained to handle intense situations and emotions. Learn their secrets from a former Seattle Police Department hostage negotiator. Trained by the FBI and with decades of experience, Bruce Wind will share his secrets in the first 60 minutes of this seminar. A panel of three lawyers, Joe Shaub, Molly Kenny and Mark Baumann, all experienced with high conflict cases will discuss how the techniques can be used in litigation, counseling and mediation environments.Learn:The…See More
Join the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee for the third event in our 2013 series of panel presentation/networking events:ADR and Policy: Where Alternative Dispute Resolution and Politics IntersectCome and hear about the Fairness Foreclosure Act, Uniform Collaborative Law Act, Uniform Mediation Act, Uniform Arbitration Act, and child parenting mediation, among other legislative topics.Our Panelists:Representative Roger Goodman of the 45th Legislative District, Washington State House of…See More
Join the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee for this panel presentation and networking evening.Format: 45-minute panel presentation with questions followed by a one-hour networking event with hors d'oeuvres and refreshments (one free wine/beer for Section members).Topic: "Useful Practices in Mediation" based on research of the WSBA ADR Section.Panelists:Alan Alhadeff, of Alhadeff & Forbes Mediation Affiliates, research manager. Andre Chevalier, Seattle University School of Law graduate,…See More
The WSBA ADR Section will hold its annual meeting on May 4, in conjunction with the 19th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference scheduled for May 4—May 5, 2012. Please join us. This is an open meeting for all section members who wish to attend. We will be voting on officers for the 2012-2013 term: Officer Nominees for 2012-2013 Term: Lish Whitson: Chair-ElectCraig Beles: SecretaryCourtland Shafer: TreasurerThe meeting will be followed by a panel discussion, …See More
Join the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee for this member event of a panel presentation and networking evening. Format: 45-minute panel presentation with questions followed by a one-hour networking event with hors d'oeuvres and refreshments (including one free drink).Topic: Issues and opportunities in land use mediation.Panelists: Courtney Kaylor (a partner with the law firm McCullough Hill Leary P.S. in Seattle, Washington whose practice focuses on land use and environmental law, and on…See More
Independent Arbitrator since 2006. Adjunct Faculty, Seattle Univ. Albers School of Economics and Business (2004-2005). Former Chief Counsel, Boeing Computer Services. Deputy District Attorney, San Mateo County, CA, Judge Advocate and Court-martial Judge (Vietnam, Japan and California), U.S. Marine Corps.
BA, Yale Univ.; JD, Univ. of San Francisco; DESS (management), Univ. of Grenoble, France (Fulbright scholar); Univ. of the Saar, Germany; Executive Course, INSEAD, France.
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