Vegas, January 30, 2018: James Kohl and Jay Young, of Howard &
Howard in Las Vegas, have been reappointed Settlement Judges by the Nevada
Supreme Court for a second three-year term.
The announcement was made by Nevada Supreme Court Justice Ron
The Nevada Supreme Court has mandated that certain matters on
appeal participate in an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program to
mediate disputes before an appeal is heard.
The Settlement Judges, who serve as impartial third parties,
don’t rule on the cases they hear. Instead, they work with the parties in
communicating their interests to promote a mutually acceptable resolution to
According to the Court, its Settlement Judges are required to
have a high level of training and experience as professional mediators. Over half
of the cases assigned to the ADR program settle with the assistance of a
Kohl, a partner at Howard & Howard, has been an
arbitrator and mediator for the State Bar of Nevada Fee Dispute Committee and
an arbitrator for the Nevada Court’s Annexed Arbitration Program. In addition,
he acts as a private mediator.
Recognized by his peers as an outstanding attorney, Kohl is
AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been named to the Nevada Business
Top 100 Lawyers and to Mountain State Super Lawyers.
Young, also a partner with the firm, is a national panelist
with the American Arbitration Association, an arbitrator/mediator with Advance
Resolution Management and an arbitrator with the Better Business Bureau.
In addition, Young is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has
been recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America,
Nevada Business magazine Legal Elite and Vegas, Inc. Top Lawyers.
Howard & Howard
1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and
international practice that provides legal services to businesses and
business owners. The firm has offices in
Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas,
Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. Howard & Howard’s major areas of
practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and
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planning; franchising; intellectual property; labor, employment and
immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; and tax. Our
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industries we serve, including, automotive and industrial; cannabis; commodity
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