Program Description: More and more personal injury disputes are being resolved through mediation, arbitration, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Learn how insurance companies and claims adjusters approach mediation in personal injury matters and explore the ethical issues related to the increased use of ADR in civil litigation. Expert practitioners will demonstrate the practical applications of ADR and examine how a mediator or arbitrator handles a personal injury dispute. Don’t miss this opportunity to develop new skills in this developing area of law.
Who Should Attend this Program: Personal injury attorneys; civil litigators; attorneys interested in expanding their practice to include ADR services.
Wednesday, October 3rd | Melville Marriott | Long Island
Thursday, October 4th | AMA Executive Conference Center | NYC
7.0 MCLE Credits: 6.0 Skills; 1.0 Ethics
Sponsored by the Dispute Resolution Section, the Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section, and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association.
NYSBA Member: $175 |
Section Member: $150
Not Able to Attend in Person?
The Video Replay of this program will available on October 26, 2018 enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits. Click here to register.
View the program postcard here.
Agenda Topics & Faculty
- Mediation in Personal Injury Matters - The Mediator's Perspective
Long Island: Susan Hernandez, Esq. | NAM
NYC: Sam Rosmarin, Esq. | SSAM (Settlement Services Arbitration & Mediation)
- Practical Applications of Alternative Dispute Resolutions
Long Island/NYC: Robert A. Glick, Esq. | Brand Glick Brand, P.C.
- Mediation Statements: Practical Guidance on Preparing Persuasive Statements
Long Island/NYC: Hon. Allen Hurkin-Torres (Ret) | JAMS
- Mediation from The Insurance Company/Claim Adjuster's Perspective
Long Island/NYC: Andrew H. Isakoff, Esq. | Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
- Summary Jury Trials
Long Island/NYC: Richard M. Sands, Esq. | Law Offices of Richard M. Sands, P.C.
- Arbitration and Arbitration Agreements in Civil Litigation
Long Island: Hon. Daniel Palmieri (Ret.) | NAM NYC: Hon. Larry S. Schachner (Ret.) | NAM
- Ethical Issues related to Alternative Dispute Resolution
Long Island/NYC: Panel Discussion
Robert A. Glick, Esq. | Brand Glick Brand, P.C.
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Click here for Long Island program faculty biographies
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys
must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom
settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted
attorneys. For more information about
the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit
by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education
Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New
Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in
other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not
Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing
Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs
cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of
which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the
entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any
portion of the program WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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please contact Tom Richards, Esq., CLE Staff Attorney,
or Bridget Donlon, CLE Program Coordinator.