Effective Advocacy in AAA Arbitrations: The Need-To-Know Essentials
Session ID: 19AA001
Start DateNovember 12, 2019 9:00 AM (CST)
End DateNovember 12, 2019 4:30 PM
Registration Status: OPEN
Registration for this program closes on November 07, 2019 12:00 AM
Refunds (less a $50 administrative fee) are available if a written cancellation request is received no later than 10 business days before the start of the program. Substitution of attendees can be made at any time.
American Arbitration Association
Faculty and Summary
Arbitration differs from litigation in many significant ways. This fact should be uppermost in the minds of attorneys who desire to represent clients effectively in arbitration proceedings administered under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association® (AAA®). This one-day program presented by a team consisting of an experienced arbitration advocate, an experienced arbitrator from the AAA’s Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators, and an AAA executive is designed to provide attorneys with the need-to-know essentials for effectively preparing and presenting a case pursuant to the Commercial Arbitration Rules and procedures of the AAA.
The primary topics covered during the program are as follows:
-- Preliminary Considerations
-- Initiating an Arbitration with the AAA and Responding Thereto
-- Administrative Conference and Mediation
-- Arbitrator Selection and Appointment
-- The Preliminary Hearing
-- Discovery in Arbitration
-- The Evidentiary Hearing
-- The Arbitration Award
The foregoing topics are presented during the program in the context of is a hypothetical commercial arbitration case.
Who Should Attend?
AAA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
If you are an AAA Panelist please note this program does not satisfy your annual Arbitrator Continuing Education requirement.
West LegalEdcenter is procuring continuing legal education (CLE) credits on behalf of American Arbitration Association. This program is available for CLE credits in Texas. Credit amounts vary by attendance verification and jurisdictional rules.
Please contact AAA Education Services at AAAEducation@adr.org or 212-716-3977.