August 2015 Blog Archive

The Seven Deadly Sins in Business Negotiations Mediator K. Judith "Judi" Lane , known for her skills as a negotiator during two decades as a civil trial attorney, will present a 60-minute... Read More

Wrapping up a Hot Summer with a Cool JADC Retreat
Wrapping up a Hot Summer with a Cool JADC Retreat I recently had the pleasure of attending the 2015 annual retreat of the Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel at the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island. Not only was the location a treat, but also the program, moderated by Boyd & Jenerette appellate... Read More

What's New and Promising in Class-Action Mediation?
What's New and Promising in Class-Action Mediation? Basic goals in any class action include reaching broad relief for the class and finality for the defendant. The relief must be fairly noticed, claim-available and fair in relation to the multiplicity of claimants. One newly created instrument for aff... Read More

It's Time for ABA Blawg 100 Nominations!
It's Time for ABA Blawg 100 Nominations! We can't nominate our own blog or that of anyone affiliated with Upchurch Watson White & Max, but Sunday (Aug. 16, 2015) is the deadline for... Read More

We Remember South Florida Mediator, Arbitrator, Teacher Mel Rubin The day after we posted our remembrance, a beautifully written obituary was published by The Miami Herald. For more details about Mr. Rubin's... Read More

Negotiate This! Common Negotiating Mistakes and How to Avoid Them ADR Counsel Howard Marsee Howard R. Marsee, mediator, arbitrator and special magistrate for Upchurch Watson White & Max, will present a... Read More

UWWM Founding Principal Larry Watson Wins Press Excellence in ADR Award One of the first orders of business at the 23rd annual conference of the Florida Dispute Resolution Center was to present Lawrence M. "Larry" Watson Jr., a founding principal of Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group, with the Sharon Press Excel... Read More

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