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2019 Justice Awards Gala

  • Vibiana 214 South Main Street Los Angeles, CA, 90012 United States (map)

Enjoy an evening of entertainment, dining, and unique auction items as Western Justice Center proudly presents our 2019 Justice Awards honorees.

Gala Co-Chairs

Jeff Wortman
Seyfarth Shaw

Cathy Winter-Palmer

Honorary Gala Committee Chair

Chris Poole
JAMS

Gala Committee

Judge Judith Chirlin (Ret.)
Judicate West

Allan Edmiston
Loeb & Loeb'

Ann Fromholz
Fromholz Law

Marv Garrett

Gordy Goldsmith
Walt Disney Corporation

Ray Kepner
Kepner Mediation

Kevin McDonnell
JAMS

Molly McKibbon
Greene Broillet & Wheeler

Emily Murray
Allen Matkins

Glenn Pomerantz
Munger Tolles

Justin Ruedaflores
Hahn & Hahn

Dawn Ross
RAND Corporation

Clarissa Weirick

Andy Wong
CBS

Elissa Barrett
Western Justice Center


Champion of Justice

Richard Chernick is Vice President and Managing Director of JAMS’ Arbitration Practice. He has conducted more than 1,000 large and complex arbitrations (many of them tripartite) and mediations under various rules and before major administering institutions, both domestic and international.

He is the author or co-author of leading texts on ADR, Employment ADR and international arbitration and mediation; he is a frequent trainer and lecturer on arbitration and mediation topics. Richard is a former Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association and the Founding President of the College of Commercial Arbitrators. He served as the ABA’s Advisor to the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act. Adjunct professor Pepperdine Law School (former); UCLA Law School (arbitration) (former); USC Gould School of Law (arbitration) (current), and Chair of the Judith O. Hollinger ADR Program Advisory Board at USC Gould School of Law.

Richard Chernick

Richard Chernick


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