TMS Event Details

Event Title: Dinner: Mediating the Multiparty Case with Cathy Yanni

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Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2002

Time: 12:00 AM




The World Trade Club
One Ferry Plaza
San Francisco

Cocktails at 6:00 pm
Dinner at 7:00 pm

Please join us on May 15th for an exciting interactive dinner presentation led by Catherine A. Yanni. Cathy will address a number of issues that arise in the mediation of complex disputes, including:

· How to get the persons with adequate authority to the mediation
· How to conduct the joint session
· How to avoid dead time in a multiparty mediation

Cathy, who is a neutral with JAMS, has extensive experience as a mediator, arbitrator, special master, and discovery referee. As a mediator and arbitrator, she has handled over a thousand matters, including disputes in the areas of intellectual property, employment, class actions, insurance, commercial, environmental, real estate/construction/landslides, landlord/tenant, torts, and health/elder care. Cathy has handled a wide variety of multi-party cases. As a special master and discovery referee, she assists with the design of the case management process and adjudicates the issues. She mediates intellectual property matters including patent disputes, employment matters including sexual harassment and wrongful termination, environmental, landslide and other complex multi-party cases for the Federal District and No. California State Courts. Her presentation will include examples from construction, ADA, and mass tort (such as Phen fen) litigation.

The cost of this program is $50 per person. Members may bring guests. Valet parking will be available.

Mark your calendars! The next Breakfast Roundtable is planned for June 11th, and the next dinner is planned for September 18th.

The Mediation Society presents Mediating the Multiparty Case on May 15th


Please RSVP by printing this page, completing the information below, and mailing, along with a check for $50 per person to:

The Mediation Society
41 Sutter Street #1812
San Francisco
CA 94104

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