MCBA to present award in honor of JAMS neutral at the 2019 Fall Bench/Bar event Monterey County, Calif. – JAMS, the largest provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that Hon. Nat. A. Agliano (Ret.) is receiving a lifetime achievement award from the Monterey County Bar Association (MCBA). The MCBA’s board of directors unanimously agreed that Justice Agliano personifies the qualities the award recognizes and has renamed it the Justice Nat Agliano Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes Justice Agliano’s exemplary service and dedication to the pursuit of justice over his career.

“Justice Agliano’s dedication and passion for the advancement of ADR, along with his straightforward approach, are admirable qualities that he’s known for,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO. “We want to congratulate Justice Agliano on this well-deserved achievement.”

Prior to JAMS, Justice Agliano served as a California deputy attorney general for three years, was in private practice for nine years, was a judge for the Monterey County Superior Court for thirteen years and was an associate justice and presiding justice for the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District for eight years. He also served as justice pro tem for the Supreme Court of California. He was formerly a member of the Sentencing Practices Advisory Committee of the California Judicial Council. He previously received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the MCBA in 2011.

Justice Agliano joined JAMS after his retirement as presiding justice of the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District in 1992. He has since served as an arbitrator, mediator, referee and judge pro tem in hundreds of cases in every practice area of civil law.

Justice Agliano will be honored this evening at the Fall Bench/Bar event in Seaside, Calif.