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Dispute Resolution Section – Annual Meeting (2018)

Dispute Resolution Section – Annual Meeting (2018)

Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting 2018

Total MCLE Credits: 3.00 (Professional Practice 2.00, Ethics 1.00) Transitional. 

Recorded Thursday, January 25, 2018

Section Member: $100
NYSBA Member: $125
Non-Member: $225

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Agenda:

Business Development and Ethical Considerations for Mediators and Arbitrators
1.5 Credits (.5 Professional Practice and 1.0 Ethics)
Panelists discussed important steps in building a practice as a neutral.  This included ethical considerations in setting up and building a successful practice, social media approach, insurance options, cyber security protections and other concerns.
Speakers:
John Bickerman, Bickerman Dispute Resolution
Stephanie Cohen, Independent Arbitrator
Harrie Samaras, ADR Office of Harrie Samaras


Remarks by John Kiernan on the New York City Bar Association President’s Committee on Enhancing Efficiency in Dispute Resolution
Litigation is too expensive and takes too long- what can the Bar do? Is more mediation an important part of the answer? What is the role of the judge and the advocate?
Speaker: 
John S. Kiernan, Partner, Debevoise and Plimpton, and President of the New York City Bar Association 


Judicial Perspectives on Dispute Resolution
1.5 Credits (1.5 Professional Practice)
A dialogue among members of the judiciary on trends in dispute resolution.  Does the expense of litigation deny parties’ access to justice? What can the courts do? Is more mediation an answer? How can advocates work with the courts to promote the best interests of their clients? Panelists provided their thoughts and perspectives on pursuing early settlement strategies, proactive use of dispositive motions, mediation, and arbitration, along with practical advice for advocates and neutrals in driving efficiency into the litigation process.  
Speakers: 
Hon. Paula L. Feroleto, Administrative Judge, 8th Judicial District of New York State
Hon. Robert Levy, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York
Hon. Lawrence K. Marks, Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts of New York State
Hon. Victor Marrero, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York
John S. Kiernan, Partner, Debevoise and Plimpton, and President of the New York City Bar Association

 

 

 

Non-Member Pricing: $225.00
Published Date:
  • January 25, 2018
Format:
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDRSAM18
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 3.0