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Upchurch Watson White & Max is a Florida- and Alabama-based professional association of mediators. Our team of conflict resolution specialists practice in a wide range of alternative dispute resolution disciplines. Specific areas of practice include business mediation, corporate mediation, commercial mediation, arbitration and more. We also offer niche services such as multi-party, complex, malpractice and class action mediation. Please explore our site to learn more about our mediators in Florida and Alabama and the mediation services we offer.

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Whether your case is a 90-pound weakling or a sumo wrestler, there are ways to find leverage and gain and maintain tactical advantage in negotiations during the mediation process. Attendees of this Webinar -- presented by Upchurch Watson White & Max Principal Kimberly Sands and Shareholder Richard Lord -- learned how to prepare for and participate in mediation with an an intention of keeping the upper hand. We have updated The Florida Bar CLE credit for this presentation, and that information is included in the video.

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The Working Group II (Dispute Resolution) of the U.N. Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) met in February to complete its work on the drafts of the instruments. That should be exciting to dispute resolution professionals because the end result may be significant growth of international commercial mediation.
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Items of Interest
"Open Ninth" is part of a new communications plan put in place by the Florida Supreme Court that seeks to better connect the courts with citizens. Lawrence discusses his experience as a mediator and the important role of mediation as an effective tool of alternative dispute resolution in the justice system.
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Upchurch Watson White & Max, a nationally leading dispute resolution firm with eight offices in Florida and Alabama, recently announced that mediator Charles A. "Chuck" Mancuso has become a shareholder. "Chuck's enthusiasm, energy, skill and overall professional performance, starting from scratch with us less than five years ago, is remarkable," John Upchurch, president and CEO of UWWM, said.
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