Lawrence M. Watson, Jr., principal with Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group, has recently been requested to fulfill various speaking engagements throughout the nation.
February 2, 2007 Mr. Watson presented "Keys to Successful Mediation" to the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) in
. He has also been selected to speak at the Florida Bar Advanced Construction Law Seminar Certification Review Course for 2007, March 2 in Orlando, presenting "Mediating a Complex Construction Dispute."
In addition, Mr. Watson has been invited by The American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Dispute Resolution to join a prestigious panel of speakers at two upcoming events. Recognized for the key role he has played in the adoption of mediation ethics rules, Mr. Watson will co-present seminars which cover ethical issues often faced by mediators and advocates during mediation. On Feb. 23rd in New York, NY he will speak at the ABA's "Goliath vs. Goliath" program, designed to cover issues related to construction mediation, and on April 27th in Washington
D.C., he will address attendees of the
s 9th Annual Spring Conference.
Established in 1996, Upchurch Watson White & Max has offices in Central and South Florida, as well as in
. The firm is a leader throughout the region in promoting mediation and other forms of ADR. Its members have served as founders and officers of the Florida Association of Professional Mediators as well as the
of Civil Trial Mediators, and regularly provide continuing legal education to lawyers, mediators, judges and insurance professionals throughout the Southeast.