Speaking Engagements

CLE WEBINAR: HON. JOHN G. INGRAM (Ret.) TO PRESENT “MARITIME LAW 101 AND INTRODUCTION TO PERSONAL INJURY AND MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ON THE HIGH SEAS”

Posted on Apr 08, 2021

The general maritime law of the United States traces its historic roots to legal principles that predate the founding of the country. So critical was this area of the law to a fledgling nation that the founding fathers agreed that federal courts, not state courts, would exercise admiralty jurisdiction and specifically incorporated same into Article III of the Constitution.

CLE WEBINAR: “DRAFTING THE ARBITRATION PROVISION IN COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS” PRESENTED BY HON. JOHN P. DIBLASI (Ret.) AND JACQUELINE SILVEY, ESQ. TO THE ABA

Posted on Mar 12, 2021

Attendees will receive insights and suggestions on crafting an arbitration clause, so as to avoid litigating the clause. They will also learn how to streamline the resolution of any dispute through its terms, crafting a clause applicable to a specific business transaction, and avoiding unconscionable terms that may be intertwined with ethical issues that could render the clause null and void in whole or in part.