Michael J. Truncale, a partner in the law firm of Orgain, Bell & Tucker LLP in Beaumont, recently received a Diploma in International Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (CIArb), and was made a Fellow in the CIArb.
The CIArb, based in London, England, was established by the Crown in 1915. It is a leading organization for the appointment of international arbitrators.
In April of 2014, Truncale gave a lecture on the American court system and litigation procedures at the China-U.S. Judicial Cooperation Summit in Beijing sponsored by the China Collaborative Innovation Center of Judicial Civilization.
He also presented a lecture on environmental law at the U.S.-China Food Safety and Environmental Protection Judicial Symposium sponsored by the Jiangsu Provincial Higher People’s Court and the Changzhou Intermediate People’s Court.
Finally, he participated in the first mock patent jury trial in the history of China. This mock trial was presented at China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, China, the largest law school in China.