[In-Person Panel Discussion] Emerging Dispute Resolution Trends in Georgia and the US – April 18, Atlanta, GA |  Miles Mediation & Arbitration

Gino Brogdon, Jr., Neutral, Miles Mediation & Arbitration

Gino Brogdon, Jr. has conducted hundreds of mediations at Miles Mediation and is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. He is adept at involving clients who are new to mediation and parties who are particularly solution-resistant. Whether in person or virtually, Gino is adept at leading the resolution process, regardless of the location of the parties. He specializes in personal injury matters, including complex motor vehicle and truck cases, building liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, nursing homes and business litigation.

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Sara Hamilton, Associate General Counsel, Labor Law, UPS

Sara Hamilton is internal to United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) where she enthusiastically combines her love of law, team building and technology. At UPS, she oversees a diverse portfolio of employment litigation for UPS in nearly every state. In this role, Sara interacts with mediators, settlement judges and attorneys on a variety of cases at different stages. She is a board member of the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA) and the Korean-American Bar Association of Georgia (KABA-GA).

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Patricia M. “Trish” Murphy, Associate Professor, University of Georgia School of Law

Trish Murphy is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, Assistant Juvenile Court Judge for Chatham County and Hearing Officer for the Superior Court. She was previously the Director of Family Law Services at the Coastal Empire’s Mediation Center in Savannah, GA. Trish is a Registered Civil and Domestic Mediator and Registered for Specialized Domestic Violence. She is also a senior trainer at the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution for civil and domestic mediation training. She is certified in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction from UMass Medical School and in Mindful Self-Compassion.

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Moderator: Daniel Serviansky, Faculty Director, Graduate Program in ADR, University of Georgia School of Law

Daniel Serviansky is the Faculty Director of the UGA School of Law’s Graduate Program in Alternative Dispute Resolution, which offers opportunities to specialize in ADR through the Master in Law Study as well as through a graduate certificate. Prior to UGA, he taught at Columbia Law’s Negotiation Workshop and worked at the Mediation Clinic. Daniel trains and coaches lawyers, mediators, physicians, bioethicists, educators and entrepreneurs. He mediates cases ranging from interpersonal relationships to international business disputes and practices in both Spanish and English. He previously worked in real estate, negotiating deals and resolving disputes on behalf of investors.

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Tanya Tate, Neutral, Miles Mediation & Arbitration

A member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, Tanya Tate is an experienced and highly effective mediator who has mediated hundreds of cases throughout her career, most of them labor and business related disputes. Prior to becoming a mediator and arbitrator thirteen years ago, Tanya represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of different cases involving employment law, restrictive agreements, trade secrets, contracts, tort, business process, insurance coverage, school law and premises liability and personal injury.

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Stacey Hornsby Williams, Associate Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of Law

Stacey Hornsby Williams is an experienced mediator, arbitrator and trainer registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution since 2006. She currently serves as Assistant Attorney General for Tobacco Enforcement for the NV Attorney General’s Office and is a former Director of Lemon Law Administration for the GA Attorney General’s Office. Stacey is a former chair of the State Bar of Georgia’s Dispute Resolution Division. She joined the UGA School of Law in 2021 as an Associate Professor. She is also a FINRA Arbitrator and a founding partner of ADR Atlanta.