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MANAGING CONFLICT is a dynamic and systematic approach for individuals, businesses, and organizations to increase value by reducing the costs of conflict. Unresolved conflicts often spiral out of control and inflict irreparable financial and emotional harm to the parties and their relationships. Mr. Sankary draws on his 44 years of legal experience in diverse areas of litigation, corporate, business, probate and estates, as well as his training, experience and skills in negotiations to bring about resolution of disputes where the parties often achieve maximum satisfaction of their interests beyond their expectations. Ways in which services are provided:
Mr. Sankary has practiced as a litigator and transactional attorney for over 44 years in areas of law which include the following: corporate and business transactions and disputes, contracts, including U.C.C., probate, wills, trusts, conservatorships, family law, real estate, construction disputes, employment law, including discrimination, intellectual property matters, trade secrets, and a variety of tort actions including personal injury, premise liability, and product liability.
Mr. Sankary is Director of the Southern California Mediation Association.
Mr. Sankary is active in numerous civic organizations, including the American Friends of the Oasis of Peace (Neve Shalom/Wahat Al Salam), the only community in Israel where Arabs and Jews have lived together peacefully for over 25 years. He is the founder and director of the Middle East Peace Network, a non-profit corporation which supports conflict resolution, peace and democracy in the Middle East. Visit www.peacenetwork.org. He is past Chairman of the Solo and Small Firm Practice Section of the State Bar of California. He has an A.V. rating in Martindale & Hubbell.
Mr. Sankary’s career in ADR is extensive, starting with family law mediation as early as 1985. Based upon his research, training and experience, Mr. Sankary is particularly astute in assisting attorneys and their clients in the negotiating process during mediation and is sensitive to cross-cultural and personality issues which may affect the attitudes of parties in the dispute.
Past President, Southern California Mediation Association; Chairman of San Fernando Valley Bar Association Mandatory Fee Arbitration committee; former member of State Bar Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee, former member ADR Committee of State Bar of California, Dispute Resolution Services, Member of Probate and Estate Sections of Los Angeles County Bar and State Bar of California, former member L.A. Consumer Lawyers Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association; San Fernando Valley Bar Association; and member of State Bar of California (since 1966). Former Chairman of the Solo and Small Firm Section of the State Bar of California. Founding member of non-profit organization for mediating elder adult issues – Adult Resolution and Mediation Services. Trained by ARMS at first program focusing on elder adult issues. President of The Valley Bar Mediation Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Background and Experience
Dispute Resolution Training And Teaching
Mediation Training Courses Given by Mr. Sankary include:
Myer Sankary Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
The American Bar Association General, Solo & Small Firm Section awared Myer Sankary the 2002 Donald Rikli Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding services rendered on behalf of lawyers in California and the nation. Mr. Sankary has provided extensive services to the legal profession as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Solo & Small Firm Section of the State Bar of California, and has been responsible for promoting extensive educational programs as well as a web based Mentor Directory which assists attorneys to provide better services under the auspices of an experienced mentor.
The award was presented to Mr. Sankary in Washington D.C