Everything You Wanted to Know About the New Revised Uniform Arbitration Act But Were Afraid to Ask
Offered by the American Arbitration Association
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m.–Noon
Location: Oakland County Bar Ass'n,
1760 S. Telegraph Rd,
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Here's your opportunity to hear a comprehensive overview about the newly Revised Uniform Arbitration Act (RUAA) and how these changes have brought the arbitration statute into the 21st century. The program speakers, who were directly involved in the drafting and enactment of the updated statute, will examine:
- how the new RUAA will impact the arbitration process
- key highlights and provisions of the revised statute
- enhancements to the arbitration process including:
- lower costs
- shorter proceedings and overtime increased uniformity with arbitration legislation in other states
Ask the experts all of your questions! You'll leave the program with new insight and RUAA best practices for your arbitration cases.
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Spring-Board: A Backstage Pass to the EEOC
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, 2013; 4:00–8:00 p.m.
Location: The Reserve at Big Rock Chop House, Birmingham, Michigan
Register: online or by mail/fax form PDF
Advance registration closes May 31, 2013
Please save the date and join us for an evening of roundtable discussions with investigators, enforcement supervisors, mediators, and trial attorneys from the Detroit Field Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as they share an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at each stage of the charge process, including intake, investigation, mediation, conciliation, and litigation. A cocktail and networking reception will follow.
4:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Roundtable Discussions
Join Investigators, Enforcement Supervisors, Mediators, and Trial Attorneys from the Detroit Field Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as they share an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at each stage of the charge process. Come armed with all of your questions.
- Intake and Investigation: This panel of EEOC Investigators and Enforcement Supervisors will discuss the intake and investigations process, including how to write a persuasive position statement and what the EEOC looks for in deciding whether to reach a finding of cause. Speakers: Linda Sankovich (Enforcement Manager), Daron Calhoun (Enforcement Supervisor), Travis Nicholson (Investigator), Spyridon Mellos (Investigator), Jamie Dickinson (Investigator), and Deanna Wooten (Investigator).
- Mediation and Conciliation: This panel will discuss the mediation and conciliation processes at the EEOC, the EEOC’s Pro Bono Mediation Initiative, and how to most effectively resolve EEOC charges. Speakers: Gail Cober (Director, Detroit Field Office), Deborah Barno (Administrative Judge/Mediator), and Stephanie Perkins (Mediator).
- Litigation: This panel of EEOC trial attorneys will discuss considerations in deciding whether to take a case to litigation, representation of the Charging Party, and settlement with the EEOC. Speakers: Nedra Campbell (Trial Attorney), Dale Price (Trial Attorney), Miles Shultz (Trial Attorney), Lauren Burstein (Trial Attorney), and Omar Weaver (Trial Attorney).
6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Networking and Socializing
Enjoy the company of friends and colleagues, the beautiful atmosphere of the Reserve, as well as complimentary beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres.