2022 ADR Hall of Fame Award Recipient James R. (Jim) Madison

The Litigation Section announced the 2022 ADR Hall of Fame nominee James R. (Jim) Madison. The Award is presented annually for distinguished service in the promotion or development of alternative dispute resolution or for significant contributions or impact in the ...
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Les Schiefelbein Featured in Recent Podcast Episode

Les joined Pem Tshering and Tom Villalón for the podcast “Letters to a Young Arbitrator.”  The podcast features advice from the most prominent names in the field of international arbitration. On the podcast, Les spoke about establishing his career and ...
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SVAMC Releases 2022 List of the World’s Leading Technology Neutrals

PALO ALTO, Calif. – February 2, 2022 – The Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (SVAMC), has released its highly anticipated 2022 List of the World’s Leading Technology Neutrals (the "Tech List"). California-based non-profit, SVAMC, promotes efficient and effective technology ...
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SVAMC CEO Les Schiefelbein Honored as ASU Law Alumni Service Award Recipient

Congratulations to SVAMC CEO, Les Schiefelbein who was honored as the ASU Law Alumni Service Award Recipient during the 2021 Gold 'n Gavel Auction and Reception with the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law ...
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David Allgeyer Authors Chapter in ABA Dispute Resolution Section Book on Mediating IP Disputes

SVAMC Tech List Appointee, David Allgeyer, recently published a chapter in the 2021 ABA Dispute Resolution Section book, "Mediating Legal Disputes: Effective Techniques to Resolve Cases, Second Edition." This book will teach you how to work with difficult litigants and ...
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ASU Law to Honor SVAMC CEO Les Schiefelbein with Alumni Service Award

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law announced this year's 2021 Alumni Service Award honoree, Mr. Lester W. Schiefelbein, Jr., JD, LLM. In 2018, Les provided an endowment to establish the Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Program within the Lodestar Dispute ...
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SVAMC CEO Les Schiefelbein Delivers 2020 Commencement Address

Les Schiefelbein delivered the commencement address at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Convocation on December 14, 2020. Les, a fellow Arizona State University law school graduate was proudly serving as a JAG lawyer in the United States Air Force ...
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Les Schiefelbein Interviewed on Daily Journal Podcast

Podcast host Howard Miller talks with Les Schiefelbein, CEO of SVAMC on Daily Journal episode, "The World Today: Resolving International Technology Disputes." Listen to the podcast here ...
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Raymond Bender Authors Chapter in LexisNexis Book on International Commercial Arbitration

SVAMC Tech List Appointee, Ray Bender, recently published a chapter entitled, "International Arbitration---Satellite Communications: Arbitrator Perspective," in the 2020 LexisNexis book, "International Commercial Arbitration Practice." This collective work, captures the development of ICA from different perspectives and uniquely brings together ...
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Paul Mason Speaks and Publishes Articles on the Singapore Convention and the Arbitration – Mediation connection

In May-June 2020, Paul Mason spoke about the Singapore Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation in webinars presented by 4-5 Gray's Inn Square/London and the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration/Rio de Janeiro. In July, he was a ...
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