Department of Labor and Industry

Past Conference Agendas

2009 Fall MAA Agenda


Presented by Arbitrator Luella Nelson
4306 NE Mason Street
Portland, OR 97218
(503) 281-8343

Wednesday, September 23 at the War Bonnet Hotel in Butte, Montana

SESSION I - Development of Arbitration: Session will focus on the history of arbitration and development of labor and employment arbitration in the 20th and 21st centuries.

SESSION II - Developing a Theory: Session will focus on determining what you need to prove for a variety of cases, such as just cause, contract interpretation and credibility.

SESSION III - Preparation & Presentation: Session will focus on how to prove your case in such areas as witness selection and preparation, documentary and physical evidence, witness examination and objections, and opening and closing statements.

SESSION IV - Wrapping It Up: Session will focus on case studies, question and answer time, and the Top 10 ways to stink up an arbitration.

9:00-9:30 a.m.

9:30-10:45 a.m.

10:45-11:00 a.m.

11:00-12:15 a.m.

12:15- 1: 15 a.m.

1:15-2:30 p.m.

2:30-2:45 p.m.

2:45-4:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

4:30-5:30 p.m.


Session I: Development of Arbitration


Session II: Developing a Theory

Lunch           (Provided)

Session III: Preparation & Presentation


Session IV: Wrapping It Up


MAA Business Meeting