VOL. 111 | NO. 209 | Thursday, November 6, 1997
The American Arbitration Association has established a national panel of 13 experts skilled in the resolution of mass claims and complex, multi-party disputes
The American Arbitration Association has established a national panel of 13 experts skilled in the resolution of mass claims and complex, multi-party disputes. Members of the panel, composed of attorneys, retired judges and former U.S. government officials, are available to provide assistance through facilitating settlement discussions between parties and insurers, designing administrative mechanisms to process and evaluate claims without litigation, serving as special masters for the management and/or assessment of mass claims litigation, coordinating pretrial discovery and prioritizing issues, and serving as special masters to secure a final settlement.
The Memphis Bar Associations securities section will present a seminar on securities arbitration from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday at Perkins Family Restaurants headquarters, 850 Crescent Center. The panel of speakers includes David Minnick of Morgan Keegan, Pat Arnoult of The Bogatin Law Firm, Saul Belz of Waring Cox and Bob McPherson of NBC Capital Markets Group. The seminar offers one hour of continuing legal education credit. The cost is $30.
The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar titled "Environmental Law for the Litigator" on Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at One Commerce Square. The speakers include Robert McLean of Wolff Ardis, Randy Womack of Glankler Brown and Coble Caperton of Apperson Crump Duzane & Maxwell, whose topics will be "The Clean Water Act and 404 Permit Issues," "Environmental Response Comprehensive and Liability Act and Underground Storage Tanks" and "Environmental Due Diligence for Commercial Business." The seminar offers three hours of continuing legal education credit. The cost is $85 for MBA members and $95 for nonmembers.
The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar on sports and marketing law on Wednesday at the Peabody. Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. The presenter is Donald E. Smart of Glankler Brown. The seminar offers one hour of continuing education credit. The cost is $30 for MBA members and $40 for nonmembers before Monday.