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 dispute resolution, including the use of arbitration and mediation to resolve business disputes. The Tech […]
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.
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 overcome the hidden barriers that frustrate settlements. You will learn to: Mediate effectively between parties […]
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 Resolution Center at ASU Law. The program hosts an annual global dispute resolution conference and provides scholarships for ASU Law students to gain knowledge, experience and […]
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 during the time of his graduation and missed his own commencement ceremony. This will be […]
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.
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 the ideas, suggestions and perspectives of in-house counsel as the most important users of ICA, […]
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 panel speaker on Visions of Commercial Mediation from Brazil, Portugal and the U.S., sponsored by […]
Les has been named as a U.S. member to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Task Force on “ADR and Arbitration.” The Task Force is organized by the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. The Commission is a unique think tank and rule-making body for ICC Dispute Resolution Services. Further information on the ICC Commission […]
International dispute resolution is complex and constantly evolving due to the fast pace of the global economy and technological innovation. The Second Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference will convene top lawyers, counsel for global corporations, internationally-recognized arbitrators and mediators, academics, and leaders at arbitration institutions to engage in discussions on timely issues in international […]