Ms. Samaras is an avid presenter and moderator of continuing legal education programs for bar and professional associations and ADR organizations in the U.S. and abroad, whether in-person or by webinar. She has spoken on a variety of legal and ADR topics covering procedural, substantive, practice management, and marketing topics. Ms. Samaras has taught legal and ADR matters to law and business students, attorneys and business professionals, and trained new mediators.
Speaking (2017 To Present)
Ms. Samaras has presented and moderated continuing legal education programs for professional associations in the United States and abroad on various alternative dispute resolution and litigation topics. The following is a representative sample of her presentations.
- June 9, 2022 (Webinar)
Speaker: Online WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Workshop, Intellectual Property and Technology Arbitration.
- November 12, 2021 (Webinar)
Speaker: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, NAB’S 2021 Virtual Annual Conference, What makes an arbitrator “best in class.”
- November 10, 2021 (Webinar)
Speaker: ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, What Do Counsel and Mediators (Really) Want From Each Other?
- September 30, 2021 (Webinar)
Speaker: Dispute Resolution Section of the NJ State Bar Association New Jersey: Dispute Resolution and Its Many Features – Limitless Possibilities for the 21st Century, Explaining Complexity: Improving the Presentation of Technical Information in Arbitration and Mediation.
- December 9, 2020 (Webinar)
Speaker: Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center, Not Business as Usual: Techniques for Resolving Life Science Disputes.
- August 4, 6, 2020 (Webinars)
Speaker: Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center, Two-Part Online Course: Mediation in the Patent/Technology Case.
- October 4, 2019 (San Francisco, CA)
Moderator: College of Commercial Arbitrators 19th Annual Meeting, The Business of Arbitration: Some Things Old, Some Things Improving, and Some Things Left to Do.
- September 27, 2019 (Galveston, TX)
Speaker: Houston Intellectual Property Law Association/2019 Fall Institute, Explaining Complexity: How to Improve Your Presentation of Technical Information in Arbitration.
- June 26, 2019 (Washington, DC)
Speaker: American Conference Institute/ITC Litigation & Enforcement, Inside Intricacies of Mediating Section 337 Cases.
- February 27, 2019 (Santa Barbara, CA)
Speaker: International Association of Defense Counsel, Can Freud Help? The Interplay of Psychology and Negotiation Strategy.
- October 25-26, 2018 (Chicago, IL)
Faculty: ABA Section of Dispute Resolution: 16th Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute.
- August 17, 2018 (Minneapolis, MN)
(Webinar) Speaker: Minnesota Continuing Legal Education. Arbitration Advocacy: Leveraging the Benefits of Arbitration for the Evidentiary Hearing.
- August 16, 2018 (Minneapolis, MN)
(Webinar) Speaker: Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, Arbitration Advocacy: Setting the Stage for a Successful Hearing.
- April 12, 2018 (Webinar)
Speaker: ABA-IPL Books Two-Part Webinar Series: Leveraging the Benefits of Arbitration for an Evidentiary Hearing in a Commercial Case (Part II).
- March 14, 2018 (Webinar)
Speaker: ABA-IPL Books Two-Part Webinar Series: Setting the Stage for a Successful Commercial Arbitration (Part I).
- January 25, 2018 (New York)
Speaker: New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Business Development and Ethical Considerations for Mediators and Arbitrators.
- November 17, 2017 (Philadelphia, PA)
ABA Women in Litigation Joint Conference – Panelist: Can Freud Help? The Interplay of Psychology and Mediation Strategy.
- April 21, 2017 (San Francisco)
ABA Dispute Resolution Section – Panelist: Resolving Technology and IP Disputes with Online Dispute Resolution Technology.
- March 22, 2017 (New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Geneva (WIPO))
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Live Webinar – Panelist: Arbitrating Patent Disputes: Innovative Approaches and New Concerns.
- February 18, 2017
ABA Section of Litigation, Corporate Counsel CLE Seminar – Panelist: Can Freud Help? The Interplay of Psychology and Mediation Strategy.
- June 9, 2022 (Webinar)
Teaching (2013 To Present)
Ms. Samaras teaches various legal and ADR courses to law students, business students, attorneys, and business professionals. She has also served as a trainer for new mediators.
- June 1 to 3, 2022
ABA Dispute Resolution Section (Chicago) – Facilitator
15th Annual Arbitration Training Institute & Arbitration Practice Development
- June 14, 16, 18, 21, 23 and 25, 2021
ABA Dispute Resolution Section (Virtual) – Speaker – The Evidentiary Hearing
ABA 14th Annual Arbitration Training Institute
- June 15 to 16, 2017
ABA Dispute Resolution Section (Chicago) – Facilitator 10th Annual Arbitration Training Institute
- June 6 – 10, 2016, (Durham, NH)
Intellectual Property Summer Institute (University of New Hampshire School of Law, Franklin Pierce IP Center) – Faculty: Dispute Resolution in IP: Strategies & Alternatives.
- November 2, 2015 (Geneva, CH)
WIPO Panelists Meeting – Panelist.
- June 4, 5, and 7, 2013 (Durham, NH)
Intellectual Property Summer Institute (University of New Hampshire School of Law, Franklin Pierce IP Center) – Faculty: Dispute Resolution in IP: Strategies & Alternatives
- June 1 to 3, 2022
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