Umpire Master Class

2017 Fall Umpire Master Class
New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, NY
November 1, 2017 | 1:00 – 5:00 pm 

The Umpire Master Class will address each aspect of the Umpire process from start to finish. After offering a brief overview, the faculty with address the logistical beginnings of an organizational meeting. The seminar will then delve into managing motion practice and discovery, including ex parte communications, handling misconduct, necessary considerations, resolving privilege disputes, and much more. The seminar will come to a close with a discussion of pre-hearing/hearing issues and considerations.

Seminar Faculty:

We are pleased to announce an exciting line-up for the ARIAS Umpire Master Class on November 1, 2017.

John Cole, Wiley Rein LLP

Mark Gurevitz, MG Re Arbitrator and Mediator Services LLC

Sylvia Kaminsky

Jon Rosen, Arbitration, Mediation, and Expert Witness Services

Liz Thompson

Amy Kallal, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass

Seema Misra, AIG – American International Group, Inc.


Registration is now open! Click here to register now.

Registrant Type Early (due by September 14) Regular (due by October 23) Onsite (Nov 1)   
Member $375 $450 $525
Non-member $475 $625 $700


New York Marriott Marquis,1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, US


Interested in being a sponsor for the 2017 Fall Conference? Download the sponsorship prospectus here.

For more information about ARIAS•U.S. Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Sara Meier, Executive Director, ARIAS•U.S., at 703-506-3282 or

ARIAS•U.S. is a 501(c)6 organization. Tax Identification Number: 13-3804860.