Dispute Resolution Law Symposiums Scheduled in South Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dispute resolution experts from around the nation will meet with legal practitioners at two symposiums scheduled in September in South Florida.

The University of Florida Levin College of Law third annual “Meet the Masters” symposium is set for September 5 in Miami at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, and September 12 in Ft. Lauderdale at the Riverside Hotel. Opening sessions begin at 1:00 p.m. at each location.

Rodney A.. Max, president of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, is symposium chairman. He has mediated more than 2,500 cases involving such issues as wrongful death, personal injury, breach of contract, patent and trademark infringement, land use/zoning issues, environment conflicts, fraud, anti-trust and class-action lawsuits.

Featured will be a panel discussion on “Ethical Advocacy in Mediation: The Right way to Do The Right Thing.” Participating will be Florida Bar president-elect Miles McGrane and past president Herman Russomanno, former Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Overton, and Professor Don Peters of the law school’s Dispute Resolution Institute.

Four continuing legal education (CLE) credits have been approved by the Florida Bar for the event, which is made possible by financial support from Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group with offices in Maitland, Daytona Beach, Tallahassee and Birmingham, AL.

Registration and conference information is available by contacting Barbara DeVoe, director of conference planning for the law school, at 352.392.8070 or at devoe@law.ufl.edu.

Published: July 31st, 2002

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