Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services. With Resolution Centers worldwide, JAMS and its nearly 350 full-time mediators and arbitrators, are responsible for resolving the world's most important cases. JAMS panelists resolve multi-party, complex cases in virtually all areas of the law. JAMS handles an average of 12,000 cases per year in hearing locations throughout the world. Based on past results, JAMS takes pride that almost all of its cases, even the most complex ones, are successfully resolved.
For attorneys looking for a fast, cost-effective ADR process, JAMS offers panelists as general, special or discovery referees, or as temporary judges. JAMS referees devise and manage discovery plans and supervise ongoing issues, including monitoring depositions and resolving discovery disputes. As temporary judges appointed under all-purpose references, JAMS neutrals handle all aspects of a case, from pre-trial rulings to full bench trials. Under consensual references, they act as liaisons between the parties and the court and apply their expertise to a wide range of discrete issues.
JAMS has decades of experience in successfully administering and resolving large, complex disputes as well as an extensive track record of handling post-settlement matters, including many of the largest civil class action settlements in U.S. history. That depth of experience--combined with the respect of courts, attorneys, government agencies and claims administrators--makes JAMS uniquely qualified to coordinate the entire resolution process.
Areas of Expertise:
Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Business, Class Action, Commercial, Construction, Construction Defect, E-Discovery, Education, Employment, Engineering & Construction, Environment, Family, Financial Markets, Franchise, Government, Healthcare, Insurance/ Reinsurance, Intellectual Property, Landlord/Tenant, Lender Liability, Professional Malpractice, Marital Dissolution, Mass Tort, Partnership, Personal Injury, Probate, Product Liability, Public Policy, Real Estate, Securities, Toxic Tort, Trusts & Estates.
Mediation, binding arbitration, neutral case evaluation, mock trials, temporary judges, special master, discovery referee, class action settlement adjudication, project neutral and dispute review board services.
JAMS offers select seminars, workshops and external educational programs that aid organizations and individuals in resolving their own disputes. JAMS also provides training in conflict prevention and dispute resolution. As an accredited CLE provider in California and many other states, JAMS conducts hundreds of complimentary ADR workshops and CLE programs each year. Each program is tailored to meet the needs and experience level of the specific audience, and CLE credit is provided where applicable.
Resolution Centers include Atlanta, Boston, Century City, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Inland Empire, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Orange, Philadelphia, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Toronto, Walnut Creek and Washington, D.C.
JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267 or www.jamsadr.com.
Atlanta, Boston, Century City, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Inland Empire, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Orange, Philadelphia, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Toronto, Walnut Creek and Washington, DC.