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Jennifer Parent Moderates Session for the American Bar Association's Center for Innovation

McLane Middleton attorney Jennifer L. Parent recently moderated a session on “Developing and Implementing Court-Annexed Online Dispute Resolution” at the American Bar Association’s Midyear Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

As part of the session, the panel discussed the growing effort to involve our courts in the adjudication of consumer and public disputes.  The program discussed existing ODR efforts and their operations and experiences that can reshape our courts and legal services.

Jennifer is a Director and Chair of McLane Middleton’s Litigation Department, and is President-Elect of the National Conference of Bar Presidents.

Jennifer has over twenty years of experience litigating and resolving disputes for companies and business owners in a wide range of commercial cases and employment matters. She has litigated in state and federal courts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Jennifer has represented employers in the areas of employment discrimination, executive termination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, contract, defamation, wages, trade secret, non-competition, and non-solicitation disputes.  She has represented companies in business litigation involving contracts, tortious interference, unfair competition, shareholder, real estate, tax abatement, eminent domain, leases, misrepresentation, and other business disputes. Jennifer has also represented companies in employment and tax abatement matters at the agency level and conducted workplace trainings and discrimination/harassment investigations. She is also a trained mediator with extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution. 

Jennifer can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1360 or [email protected].

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