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Online Dispute Resolution & the Courts

Event date/time: 

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm


Online via Zoom

Join us for a Conversation with Justice Deno Himonas, Utah Supreme Court & Paul Embley, CIO, The National Center for State Courts

Hosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution

Topics to explore include:
• USX experience with the Utah court ODR system
• What is the future for Utah ODR, including which case types are next
• What about criminal cases – is there a place for ODR there?
• Does AI have a role in ODR?
• Role of facilitators and how they are different from mediators in ODR
• How does regulatory reform fit in?

Justice Deno Himonas
Justice Constandinos (Deno) Himonas was appointed to the Utah Supreme Court in 2015. For the decade prior, he served as a trial court judge in a court of general jurisdiction. Justice Himonas is deeply involved in the access-to-
justice movement and often can be found speaking about access-to-justice issues around the country.

Paul Embley
Paul Embley is the Technology Division Director at the National Center for State Courts. He has led justice-related IT assessments and technology initiatives ranging from child welfare and terrorist watchlist to online dispute
resolution. He is currently involved in international, national, and localized technology initiatives for criminal and civil justice with a special emphasis on ODR.

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