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Every complex arbitration case is brimming with unique process management issues. There may be applicable law questions, unusual requests for relief, scheduling problems, differing approaches to the presentation of evidence, and award-writing complexities, among many other challenges. The ultimate goal is for the arbitrator and party counsel to actively and jointly manage the arbitration process providing the parties with a greater sense of participation and enhance their opportunity to be heard.
During this 60-minute recorded webinar, attorney/arbitrator Melinda Jayson takes a comprehensive look at the benefits to be derived by both the arbitrator and counsel by employing the “protocol approach” to working through the potential landmines attendant to management of complex cases.
Areas covered include, among others:
What they are and how they differ from scheduling orders.
Scheduling, applicable law, applicable AAA Rules, confidentiality, dispositive motions, discovery and e-discovery, hearing issues, expert issues, subpoenas, and more.
Creating a level playing field.
Addressing protocol issues.
Case manager involvement.
Confirmation of authority to proceed.
Ruling on the issues.
Creating early deadlines for pleading clarification.
WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM THIS PRESENTATION – Arbitrators seeking to manage large cases more effectively, arbitration advocates interested in refining their process management skills, and anyone interested in the dynamics of arbitration practice.
What others are saying about this presentation...
"The webinar was very insightful and clearly presented."
"Most of the AAA webinars I've attended have been excellent, but we need a higher rating for this one; it was superb. I got a number of new ideas I will implement in future cases."
"Offered a very useful organizational and time management approach, especially for large cases."
This program does not qualify for the AAA's annual Arbitrator Continuing Education (ACE) requirement.
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THIS COURSE IS COMPATIBLE WITH SAFARI.
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