Federal Circuit Judge to Speak in Orlando About Role in Arbitration, Mediation

UWWM Dispute Resolution Counsel Brandon S. Peters advises that The Hon. D. Brooks Smith will be at the Florida A&M University College of Law in Orlando to present a lecture titled, "Courts ADRift? The Federal Judiciary's Role in the Age of Arbitration and Mediation" on Thursday, March 5.

Judge D. Brooks Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit The Hon. D. Brooks Smith

Judge Smith has served the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd CircuitĀ  since 2002. He sat on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania from 1988 until he was confirmed for his current post, serving as the chief judge from 2001 until his elevation to the 3rd Circuit. Currently, he hears appeals from federal cases arising in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Brandon, who is teaching a class at the college this semester, plans to attend the talk, presented by The Federalist Society at 4 p.m. Thursday in Room 263 at the college, 201 Beggs Avenue in Orlando.

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