April 13, 2012 -- An all-star panel of construction mediators with a track record of more than 3,500 successful mediations gathered at the University of Houston Law Center Friday to share their techniques and strategies. Panelists for the Advanced Mediation Training session sponsored by the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center were Moderator Jerry Hoover, left, Rick Flake, Curtis W. Martin, Bill Andrews, and Steve D. Nelson. Ben Sheppard, director of the A.A. White Center and head of commercial arbitration training, introduced the program. The afternoon included presentations, moderated panel discussions, and audience dialogue dealing with problems unique to construction disputes.
The next session, Employment and Human Resources Mediation, will be held Oct. 12, 2012. For more information about the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center, visit http://www.law.uh.edu/blakely/aawhite/homepage.asp or call Judy Clark, 713-743-2066.