Bringing Class Actions & Mass Claims to Resolution

7/11/2018 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Event Description

Rodney Max, a principal with Upchurch Watson White and Max Mediation Group, and UWWM mediator Steven Jaffe will explain how to maintain ethical standards and civil discourse during mediations that arise from class and mass actions. For this Webinar, their discussion will be moderated by UWWM mediator Jeffrey M. Fleming, who also serves as an arbitrator and special magistrate.

Mr. Max has wide and deep experience in mediating class actions and mass torts, and Mr. Jaffe represented both sides of the road in these disputes prior to becoming a full-time mediator last year. Please join us as they answer questions posed by attendees and inject perspectives from the Plaintiff and Defendant side -- and the middle.

Attendees will earn complimentary CLE credit: The Webinar has been accredited by The Florida Bar for 1.0 General CLE Credits/1.0 Civil Trial Certification Credits. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Please register by clicking here.

Our Presenters

Rodney A. Max
Principal / Mediator

Rodney A. Max has led more than 5,000 mediations arising from more than 12,000 cases for matters including wrongful death, personal injury, breach of contract, insurance disputes, antitrust, mass and class action issues involving products and services in all consumer areas, patent and trademark infringement, employment cases, family and decedent estate issues, fraud and negligence, health and general commercial liability insurance coverage cases and more.

Steven Jaffe

Steven Jaffe has litigated a wide variety of civil matters, from both the defense and plaintiff sides, throughout Florida and nationwide since 1984. He has taken part in more than 200 mediations and has developed a true passion for dispute resolution. His practice areas include personal injury, class action, medical malpractice, breach of contract, consumer fraud, long-term care insurance and complex commercial cases.

Jeffrey M. Fleming
Shareholder / Mediator

In 2013, after 11 years on the bench, Jeff Fleming decided to resume his practice as a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and to develop an active mediation practice. He now devotes his time as a circuit, appellate and family law mediator as well as a U.S. District Court mediator - Middle District of Florida. He also serves as an arbitrator and has been appointed as a special magistrate in multiple jurisdictions. As a circuit judge, he had presided over a wide variety of matters including civil, criminal, domestic, juvenile, probate, guardianship and mental health cases.

System Requirements

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