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The College of Commercial Arbitrators Presents: Using the Pre-Hearing Conference to Win Your Commercial Arbitration (CCA Series, Session I)
This 90-minute panel discussion is the inaugural session of an ongoing CCA series hosted by JURIS Conferences.

This lively discussion, which will include optional audience participation in live polls and a Q&A with panelists, will cover the following key topics:
-How to prepare for your pre-hearing conference
-Setting the stage for your claims and defenses
-Disclosure and depositions
-How many hearing days do you really need?

-Eugene I. Farber -- Former President of the CCA, Partner at Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari
-L. Tyrone Holt -- Former President of the CCA, Managing Principal of The Holt Group LLC and founder and Principal of Western Neutral Services LLC
-Laura A. Kaster -- Co-Editor, CCA Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration

NYS CLE credit (transitional and non-transitional) in the Areas of Professional Practice (1.5 hours for first program) and a general certificate of attendance will be provided upon request.

Oct 1, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Laura A. Kaster
Arbitrator & Mediator @Laura A. Kaster LLC
Laura A. Kaster brings to her work as a neutral over 30 years of experience with arbitration, mediation and settlement negotiation in a wide variety of complex commercial disputes. In 2018, she received the Richard K. Jeydel Award for ADR Excellence and Civility from the first ADR Inn of Court in the Country, the Garibaldi Inn. In 2014, she received the Boskey Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association. It recognizes the ADR Practitioner of the Year who has contributed to the public, the bar, and the profession.
L. Tyrone Holt
Managing Principal @The Hold Group LLC
L. Tyrone Holt is the Managing Principal of THE HOLT GROUP LLC and founder and Principal of WESTERN NEUTRAL SERVICES LLC in Denver, Colorado. Ty has over forty years of experience as a commercial and construction transaction lawyer and commercial and construction trial attorney. He also has thirty years of experience as a commercial and construction mediator and arbitrator. His experience extends from the simple to the most complex multi-party disputes. Ty has extensive experience with arbitrations, mediations, and other customized ADR procedures.
Eugene I. Farber
Partner @Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari
Eugene, who formerly acted as President of the CCA, is a Partner at Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari in White Plains, New York. He has 40 years of experience as civil trial lawyer and commercial advocate, negotiator, mediator, and arbitrator in international and domestic proceedings and class actions.