Seminar Number

8294

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$155

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$175

 

7th Annual
ARBITRATION INSTITUTE

AUGUST 9, 2013

State Bar of Georgia Headquarters
104 Marietta St. NW • Atlanta

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Dispute Resolution Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Taylor T. Daly, Program Co-Chair; Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Atlanta
Albert M. Pearson, Program Co-Chair; JAMS, Atlanta
Hunter Hughes, Program Co-Chair, Rogers & Hardin, Atlanta

7:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:25

Welcome AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Albert M. Pearson
Taylor Daly

8:30

Recent Developments in Arbitration Law
Panelists:
Andrea Doneff, Associate Professor, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Atlanta
Kerstin I. Meyers, National Labor Relations Board, Atlanta
John F. Allgood, Ford & Harrison LLP; Adjunct Professor, Emory Law School, Atlanta

9:20

Arbitrator and Advocate—The Relationship and How it Can be Improved to Serve the Process and Consumers of Arbitration
Moderator:
Taylor Daly

Panelists:
Valerie S. Sanders, Sutherland, Atlanta
Richard K. Hines, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Atlanta
Ralph B. Levy, JAMS, Atlanta

10:10

Report on new publications in Mediation/Arbitration
Phillip M. Armstrong, Adjunct Professor in ADR at Emory, Georgia State and Pepperdine; Former Senior Counsel for ADR and Litigation, Georgia-Pacific LLC, Atlanta

10:15

BREAK

10:30

Arbitration Ethics In the Current Climate
Kimberly Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, JAMS, New York, NY
R. Wayne Thorpe, JAMS, Atlanta

11:30
Lunch (Included in registration fee)
12:00
Instinctive Behavior and its Impact on Arbitration
Hunter Hughes
1:30
The Arbitration Clause—Important Considerations in Drafting and Interpreting It
Gregory R. Crochet, Kutak Rock LLP, Atlanta
2:00
BREAK
2:15

Nuts and Bolts of Arbitration—What Arbitrators and Advocates in Arbitration Need to Know
Moderator:
Albert M. Pearson

Panelists:
John W. Harbin, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta
Patricia G. Griffith, Ford & Harrison LLP, Atlanta
John A. Sherrill, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Atlanta

3:30
ADJOURN