Calendar of Events

Portland - Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Bullard Law

March 15, 2018 - March 15, 2018

Bullard Law invites you and your colleagues to attend this two-part Portland, Oregon program.

200 Market Building
200 SW Market Street
Tiered Classroom, Main Lobby
Portland, OR 97201

Session 1
Thursday, March 15, 2018
3:00 pm Check-in
3:30 - 5:30 pm Program

Arbitration Agreements as a Valuable Risk Management Tool for Employers

Attend this interactive session to learn the value and application of arbitration agreements.

- Arbitration vs. litigation: a comparison of cost, time and privacy
- Drafting an enforceable arbitration agreement for business contracts and employers
- What rules of discovery, evidence and procedure will apply?
- Clauses to consider including in the arbitration agreement
- How will the award be enforced?

Lisa C. Brown, Bullard Law
Bryan J. Branon, American Arbitration Association

Session 2
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
3:00 pm Check-in

3:30 - 5:30 pm Program

Preparing for Arbitrations and Mediations

This session is designed for in-house counsel and transactional attorneys.

- Factors to consider in selecting an arbitrator
- Understanding the procedural differences between private service providers and court initiated arbitrationsWhat does the arbitration agreement provide?
- What authority does it give the arbitrator
- Understanding the differences between litigation and arbitration:  what rules apply
- Selecting a mediator: what questions to ask to find the right fit for your case
- Drafting a mediation statement: factors to consider
- Preparing a client to participate in a mediation

Lisa C. Brown, Bullard Law
Bryan J. Branon, American Arbitration Association
Serena K. Lee, American Arbitration Association

Event Details

Cost: Complimentary registration
Who Should Attend: Clients and friends of the firm who typically attend our events include executives, managers, in-house counsel, transactional attorneys, and human resources professionals.
Parking: Complimentary parking is available in the 200 Market Building garage (entrance on SW Market St., between 2nd and 3rd.)
Public Transportation: Tri-Met MAX lines (Yellow, Green and Orange) conveniently drop off two blocks west of the building at PSU Urban Center/SW 5th & Mill St.
Credit: We will apply for HRCI, SHRM and MCLE credit.

To register and for questions, please contact Chrissa Kruger at or 503-234-1134

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