2011 ADR Symposium

Posted: Wed, 04/06/2011 - 12:35

Cumberland School of Law Community Mediation Center & CLE Program in conjunction with the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section of the Birmingham Bar and the Dispute Resolution Section of the Alabama State Bar presents an ADR Symposium on April 8, 2011 from 8:30 AM to noon in the Moot Courtroom in Robinson Hall. (3-Hours CLE, including 1-hour Ethics).

Register by contacting CCMC at 205.726.4342 or ccmc@samford.edu.


8:00   Check-In and Continental Breakfast

8:30   Welcome
   Judge John Carroll, Dean, Cumberland School of Law
   Martha Cook, President Birmingham Bar Association ADR Section

8:45   A Practitioner’s Approach to Preparing for Complex and Emotional Mediations
   Steve Heninger, Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC
   Stanley Cash, Senior Partner, Huie, Fernambucq & Steward, LLP              Moderator:  George M. “Jack” Neal, Jr., Shareholder, Sirote & Permutt

9:45 Ethical Issues in Arbitration
   Oscar Price, Member, Wallace Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC
   Beverly Baker, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins
   John Scott, Partner, Starnes Davis Florie, LLP
   Scott Simpson, Simpson, Glick, Burford, PLL
Moderator: Henry “Corky” Strickland, Associate Dean & Professor, Cumberland School of Law

11:00   Mediation Panel
John E. Ott, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District
Charles L. Denaburg, Senior Shareholder, Najjar Denaburg, P.C.
Rodney A. Max, Principal, Upchurch Watson White & Max
Fern H. Singer, Watterson & Singer, Attorneys at Law, PC
William “Bill” Ratliff, Member, Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC
Moderator:  Judge John L. Carroll, Dean & Ethel P. Malugen Professor of Law, Cumberland School of Law