Dispute Resolution Section

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    Save the Date: October 28, 2016 Section Fall Meeting, New York Law School
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  • Upcoming Events
    • September 22, 2016: Domesitc Arbitration Committee Meeting

      Domestic Arbitration Committee Meeting:

      Thursday, September 22, 2016 
      8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

      American Arbitration Association  
      150 E. 42nd Street,
      New York City 

      Future Dates:
      Tuesday, October 11, 2016 
      Thursday, November 10, 2016
      Tuesday, December 13, 2016
      Tuesday, January 17, 2017 
      Tuesday, February 14, 2017
      Tuesday, March 7, 2017 
      Tuesday, April 4, 2017 
      Tuesday, May 16, 2017 
      Tuesday,, June 13, 2017 

      For more information or to RSVP contact Beth Gould  

    • September 27-29, 2016: Commercial Mediation Training

      Dispute Resolution Section and The Nassau County Bar Association 
      3 Day Commercial Mediation Training

      September 27-29, 2016
      Nassau County Bar Association
      15th & West Streets, Mineola, NY 11501

      Register Online or View the Registration Form

      Topics & Skills Presented by: Simeon H. Baum, Esq., litigator, mediator & President, Resolve Mediation Services, Inc. (www.mediators.com) and Stephen A. Hochman, Esq., mediator & arbitrator
      • Cultivating ideal Mediator orientation, attitude & awareness
      • Effective Preparation
      • Effective Communication
      • Deep Listening Skills
      • Effective Openings
      • Maximizing Opportunities in Joint Session
      • Wise Caucusing
      • Power Risk Analysis – art, timing & tact in engaging in evaluative processes
      • Impasse Breaking
      • Coming to Closure
      • Theoretical tools to Grasp the underlying Negotiation
      • Mediation Ethics

      $795 for Dispute Resolution Section Members of NYSBA
      $845 for NYSBA or NCBA* Members 
      $945 for Non-NYSBA/NCBA*  Members
      Includes continental breakfast, lunch, coffee, and electronic online program materials. 
      *If you are a NCBA member you will need to register over the phone or by mailing in the registration form

      CLE Credits:
      Under New York’s MCLE rule, this program will provide you with a total of 24 CREDIT HOURS. The breakdown is as follows: 6.0 MCLE Credits in Areas of Professional Practice, 12.5 in Skills, 4.0 in Ethics, and 1.5 in Law Practice Management. THIS PROGRAM IS TRANSITIONAL AND THEREFORE SUITABLE FOR NEWLY ADMITTED ATTORNEYS.

      Written Materials: 
      Complete course materials are distributed via email to registered attendees in downloadable, digital PDF searchable format at least one week prior to the program date, providing flexibility in using these materials in their day-to-day practice. A hard copy version is available for purchase, please select hard copy materials when registering online or indicate as directed on registration form.

      For additional information contact Beth Gould by telephone at 518-487-5674 or by email at bgould@nysba.org. 

    • October 28, 2016: Dispute Resolution Fall Meeting

      FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2016

      Featuring programs in:

      • International Mediation
      • Information Security for Arbitrators
      • Hostage Negotiation
      • Avoiding Implicit Bias for Neutrals
      • How the Arbitration Process should be Handled?-- Arbitrators and Advocates Exchanges Do's and Don't's
      • The Comparison of Ethical Principles for Neutrals and Governing Ethical Guidelines for Attorneys

      Registration fees includes:
      Full day of CLE, continental breakfast, lunch, cocktail reception and course materials.

      Registration Coming Soon!

      For more information about the Dispute Resolution Section, please contact Beth Gould at bgould@nysba.org

    • November 18th and 19th: NYSBA/AAA Arbitration Competition




      Competitors will receive a hypothetical fact pattern based on a domestic commercial dispute, created by leading practitioners in the field. The Competition will be administered and conducted as a real arbitration — organized under the supervision of the AAA, governed by the AAA’s Commercial Arbitration Rules, and Judged by the best AAA arbitrators in the State.


      Program Flyer (pdf file) 

  • Blog: Resolution Roundtable

    Resolution Roundtable, the official Blog of the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association. The Dispute Resolution Section focuses on negotiation, collaboration, mediation, neutral evaluation, arbitration and other new and hybrid forms of dispute resolution in all areas of legal practice. This blog will report on current developments in these areas, provide practice tips and techniques, highlight ways in which experienced practitioners have dealt with unusual or particularly difficult issues, report on section events and other matters of interest to all the participants in party-selected solutions. To view the blog click here

    Jeffrey T. Zaino, chair of the Dispute Resolution Section Blog Committee and Blog Administrator, is coordinating all blog posts for the Section.

    If you wish to participate as a blogger or want to propose blog topics, please contact Jeffrey T. Zaino at zainoj@adr.org.

  • Section Resources and Reports

    Dispute Resolution Section Resources & Reports

    The Dispute Resolution Section prides itself in the resources that it provides its members and the community.  Please click on the links below for our comprehensive resource guide, Section reports, white papers, ad other Section Publications. 

    ADR Resource Guide For Mediators and Arbitrators 

    Section Reports 

    Section White Papers

    Section Publications

  • New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer


    The New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of dispute resolution on various topics including arbitration, mediation, and collaborative law. Also included are updates on case law and legislation, as well as Section activities. The New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer is published by the Dispute Resolution Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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