THE LITIGATIVE DNA - THE UNDERUTILIZATION OF MEDIATION IN NEW YORK AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT
Co-sponsored by New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Sections
March 22, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. - 600 p.m.
Fordham University School of Law
Constantino & Bateman Rooms
150 W 62nd St.
New York, NY 10023
8.0 MCLE Credits: 1.0 Ethics, 7.0 Areas of Professional Practice
NYSBA Member: $225 | Non-Member: $325
Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Member: $150
Dispute Resolution Section Member: $150
Charles J. Moxley, Jr. , Esq. | MoxleyADR LLC
Jeffrey T. Zaino, Esq. | American Arbitration Association
8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00-9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:15-10:15 a.m. Effectiveness of Mediation––and Efforts of the New York Bar to Increase the Use of Mediation in the New York Courts: The Ethical Imperative
1.0 MCLE Credits in Ethics
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Levels of Use of Mediation by Private Providers and in the Ad Hoc World––and Reasons There is Not a Greater Level of Use
11:30-12:45 p.m. The User Perspective––How Parties and their Counsel in New York Feel About the Level of Mediation Offered and/or Required by the Courts and ADR Providers
12:45-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-2:00 p.m. Keynote Address: The Compelling Case for Increasing the Use of Mediation in New York Dean John D. Feerick, Fordham Law School
2:00-3:30 p.m. Levels of Use of Mediation in Various Court Systems, Analysis of the Success, and Reasons for the Differences
3:30-3:45 p.m. Break
3:45-5:30 p.m. The Future of Mediation in New York: What to Do
5:30 p.m. Adjournment
5:30-7:00 p.m. Wine and Cheese Reception
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 segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.