Speaking Engagements

Presentation Speaker, American Arbitration Association sponsored seminar on the topic of “Extraordinary Powers to Summon Non-party Witnesses to Arbitration Hearings”. November 2017


Presentation Speaker at the First and Second Annual Sessions of the USC Advanced Arbitration Institute (July 2016 and 2017).


Panelist, “Mediation Advancements in the United States and the United Kingdom, a Comparison” Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London Branch), London England, June, 2015


Co-chair and Speaker, “What Arbitrators and Lawyers Need to Know about Commercial Arbitration”, sponsored by the College of Commercial Arbitrators and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, January 23, 2014


Guest lecturer: “Commercial Arbitration,” University of Kansas Law School, 2013


Keynote Speaker, Live National Telephonic Seminar, Current Issues in Arbitration, sponsored by Rossdale CLE, April 2013


Panel Chair, Conducting Efficient Arbitrations, plenary panel presentation, October 2011 annual conference of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, Denver, Colorado


Solo speaker: “Keys to Effective Advocacy in the Arbitration Forum”, full day continuing legal education presentation to attorneys in Kansas City, Missouri (sponsored by UMKC Law School) and in Omaha, Nebraska (sponsored by Creighton Law School), 2011


Solo speaker: “Basics of Commercial Arbitration in the United States”, presentation to graduate law students and faculty, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, September 2009


Panelist: “Unique Challenges in Multiparty and Class Action Employment Mediations,” Southern California Mediation Association Annual Employment Conference, May 20, 2006


AAA sponsored speaker: “Ten Tips by which Already Good Litigators Can Excel in Arbitration Hearings,” American Arbitration Association Sponsored Full-day Seminars, Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, August-September 2005


Guest lecturer, “Mediating Wage & Hour Employment Cases,” Pepperdine Law School, November 2005