Dispute Resolution Section

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  • DRS/FED March 13th Program
    On March 13, 2017, the Dispute Resolution and Commercial and Federal Litigation Sections collaborate in Fordham Symposium on Best Practices from Bar to Bench.
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    Save the Date! October 26, 2017 Fall Meeting | Brave New World in Dispute Resolution | New York Law School
  • Upcoming Events
    • Save the Date! October 26, 2017 - Fall Meeting



      THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017 | NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL | 10:00 AM - 5:10 PM

      Topics to include:

      • Challenges to the Authority of an Arbitrator
      • Mediating Multi-Party Cases
      • Diversity and ADR: Future Outlook and Expectations
      • Breaking the Glass Ceiling- Creating Change Through a New Lens
      • Ethical Quandaries in the ADR World
      • New Bottles for Old Wine: Innovation in the Dispute Resolution World

      Registration and more information coming soon!

      To learn more about the Dispute Resolution Section, please contact Sydney Joy at sjoy@nysba.org.

  • 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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