Becoming a FMCS Labor Arbitrator


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Bookings closed


hosted by LERA national, Online, Via Zoom

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We are pleased to feature Arthur Pearlstein, FMCS Director of Arbitration; Beber Helburn, NAA Arbitrator and Mentor; Mickey Brock, Labor Arbitrator and Houston LERA President; and Emily Smith, Executive Director of National LERA.  Arthur will provide an overview of the FMCS process and requirements to become an FMCS Labor Arbitrator, the selection process, plus a brief look at Labor Arbitration current issues and the future. Beber will discuss the importance of mentoring, how to obtain a mentor, and the NAA’s diversity efforts.  Mickey Brock will describe his journey to become a Labor Arbitrator.  Emily Smith will discuss how LERA can be a great resource and networking tool.  We will have a brief Greater Houston LERA Chapter business meeting prior to the program (about 10 minutes).

We are applying for Texas Attorney MCLE credits and SHRM Recertification credits.


Presenter Bios

Arthur Pearlstein, FMCS Director of Arbitration, PearlsteinArthur-Bio

Beber Helburn, NAA Arbitrator and Mentor, HelburnBeber-Bio

Mickey Brock, Labor Arbitrator and Houston LERA President, BrockMickey-BIo

Emily Smith, Executive Director of National LERA, SmithEmily-Bio

Zoom Link

This online event will take place via Zoom meeting. Please book your seat below, and you will receive the Zoom join information via email prior to the event. Please keep the Zoom details and join link secure and do not forward, distribute, or share in a public space to discourage unknown individuals from being disruptive.

Pricing and Registration

We hope you will be able to join us for this informative discussion. Please log into your LERA account ( and let us know if you will be participating in this event. There is no charge for this program, but we do ask that you reserve your spot by submitting a booking below.  If you have trouble registering, please contact Mickey Brock (281-732-6918).


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