June 18-20, 2018 | 3-day commercial arbitration training
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Earn up to 25.5 MCLE Credits | 4.5 credits in Ethics, 10 credits in Skills and 11 credits in Professional Practice.
DR Section Members and Cardozo Alumni Fee: $795.00
Non DR Section Member Fee: $845.00
Non NYSBA Member Fee: $945.00
This three-day program will focus on Best Practices in
conducting commercial arbitrations. It is designed to introduce persons
interested in becoming arbitrators as well as experienced arbitrators to
contemporary Best Practices in arbitration, based upon recommendations by the
College of Commercial Arbitrators, the American Arbitration Association, CPR,
JAMS, and other arbitration thought-leaders.
Who Should Attend?
This training should be of interest not only to
arbitrators, but also to litigators who serve as counsel in arbitrations,
bringing them up to date on contemporary Best Practices, including as to such
matters as discovery, motion practice, preliminary hearings, and hearings in
In addition to interactive sessions
on managing an arbitration from the preliminary conference through the hearing
and award, the program will include presentations on the law of arbitration,
the ethical rules relating to service as an arbitrator, e-discovery,
international arbitration, award writing, and the development of an arbitration
Topics and Skills:
Conducting Conflicts Searches
Conducting the Preliminary Hearing
Conducting Hearings on Applications for Preliminary Injunctions and Other Interim
Determining the appropriate scope of discovery, including documents, electronic
documents and depositions
Determining the appropriate scope of motion practice
Setting deadlines for discovery and motion practice
Hearing discovery and substantive motions
Addressing motions to disqualify counsel
Special considerations for pro se parties
Determining what non-party subpoenas to sign
Running the hearing effectively
Determining what evidence to admit and exclude
Dealing with difficult counsel and parties
Issues as to the authority or not of arbitrators to award sanctions
Preparing awards, both standard and reasoned
Handling requests to submit additional evidence after the closing of the
Deciding applications to amend awards
Read about what our previous attendees had to say about the training:
"I have never been to a better training seminar in my 29 year
The level of information and energy was amazing. It covered the
area from soup to nuts. The seminar should be used for prospective arbitrators
by all of the various arbitration programs. The knowledge and willingness to
answer questions of the speakers was awesome. Mr. Moxley's guidance resulted in
a tremendous sharing of expertise by extremely experienced and knowledgeable
panelists. They held the interest of the audience for three rather long
sessions. The speaking were extremely giving and willing to share their
I would recommend this seminar to everyone. It is a must."
learning experience, superb presentations and excellent networking. This is one
of the best three day CLE programs I have ever attended."
"As an experienced CLE lecturer I can tell you that this arbitration training program was excellent. First class all the way!"
For additional information please contact Sydney Joy.