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A Town Hall on ADR Solutions During COVID-19: Learn the Virtual Ropes – Part Two (Webinar)

A Town Hall on ADR Solutions During COVID-19: Learn the Virtual Ropes – Part Two (Webinar)


Presented by New York State Bar Association, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section

Join us for Part II of this virtual ADR series! This event is free and exclusive to Commercial and Federal Litigation Members

In this webinar, Hon. Ariel E. Belen (Ret.) will lead advocates and parties through a hypothetical virtual arbitration session using an online platform. This process will provide you first-hand exposure to the online hearing environment and explore your most pressing questions and concerns, including:

·Steps and measures to ensure due process, fairness and efficiency

·How to navigate the virtual hearing platform (understanding privacy and confidentiality, building comfort with efficiency-generating features, coordinating multiple simultaneous communication channels)

·Tips for successful advocacy (scheduling hints, the power of technical gurus and recommended and required equipment)

·Leveraging written testimony, presenting, accessing and sharing documents and exhibits during hearings, options for creating a reliable transcript, and using a court reporter

·Taking virtual/online depositions, facilitating witness testimony, expert testimony and cross-examinations, assessing credibility in an online environment

Featuring a full cast of mock virtual arbitration players:

Hon. Ariel E. Belen (Ret.), JAMS Arbitrator and Mediator
Shavonne Applewhite, JAMS Assistant Operations Manager
Laurel R. Kretzing, Office of the Nassau County Attorney
Sharon M. Porcellio, Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Anne B. Sekel, Foley & Lardner LLP
Jessica C. Moller, Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Niki Borofsky, JAMS Practice Development Manager

Start Date:
  • June 25, 2020
Start Time:
  • 5:00 PM
End Time:
  • 6:00 PM
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • FED062520
Section Member Price: Free
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Commercial & Federal Litigation Section