The Florida Bar ADR Section's current chair, Meah Tell, and Chair Elect Robert A. "Bob" Cole both attended the recent conference.
UWWM Shareholder Robert A. "Bob" Cole
recently attended the 2016 Section Leadership Conference, presented by The Florida Bar in Tallahassee. Bob is chair elect of The Bar's Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and a member of its Executive Council
, the decision-making body of the section.
"UWWM is well represented on the council," Bob said. Mediator Ricardo Cata
was asked to join in June and will be legislative chair in 2019; Shareholder A. Michelle Jernigan
is the section's treasurer and editor of its newsletter; and Mediator/Arbitrator Lawrence Kolin
also serves on the council. "Lawrence was responsible for designing and setting up the section Website."
On July 21-22, 2016, Bob traveled to Bar headquarters to attend sessions on board certification, section finances, professionalism and more. He explained that this particular conference only takes place every other year; thus, current section chairs and chairs-elect both attend.