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Dispute Resolution Section Fall Meeting 2016

Dispute Resolution Section Fall Meeting 2016

Recorded 10/28/2016
Section Member: $150
Member: $175
Non-Member: $275

The Next Iteration of ADR – It's Not Just Alternative Anymore

Total Credits: 5 MCLE Credits (4.0 in skills and 1.0 in ethics) 
This program is not-transitional, therefore, does not qualifies for newly admitted attorneys.

Panels topics include:

  • Is Your Neutral Truly Impartial? – Overcoming Implicit Bias
  • Building a Better Arbitration: Avoiding Pitfalls and Problems
  • Lost in Translation? – Navigating the Cross-Cultural Divide in Mediation
  • Could your Arbitration be Hacked? – Information Security in the Age of Anonymous
  • Wearing Two Hats as a Neutral and an Attorney
Is Your Neutral Truly Impartial? — Overcoming Implicit Bias

A discussion of what prompts implicit bias and how to combat it.

Moderator: Alfreida B. Kenny, Esq., The Law Office of Alfreida B. Kenny
Mark H. Alcott, Esq., Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Rachel D. Godsil, Esq., Seton Hall University School of Law
Nancy Kramer, Esq., JAMS
Building a Better Arbitration: Avoiding Pitfalls and Problems
Experienced advocates and arbitrators shared their recipes for a successful arbitration and trade tips, insights, and “pet peeves.”
Moderator: Abigail J. Pessen, Esq., Dispute Resolution Services
Richard P. Kaye, Esq., Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP
Nancy F. Lesser, Esq., Pax ADR
Hon. Timothy K. Lewis, Esq., Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Tracey Salmon-Smith, Esq., Bressler Amery & Ross LLP
Lost in Translation? — Navigating the Cross-Cultural Divide in Mediation
Experienced cross-border mediation practitioners shared observations on how mediation is practiced in different parts of the world and the importance of cultural assumptions and sensitivity to other issues of cross-cultural competence that may arise in mediation.
Moderator: Theodore K. Cheng, Esq., Fox Horan & Camerini LLP
Jennifer L. Brandt, Esq., Law and Mediation Office of Jennifer Brandt
Sheryl Mintz Goski, Esq., Law Offices of Sheryl Mintz Goski
Richard L. Mattiaccio, Esq., Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Wearing Two Hats as a Neutral and an Attorney
How to deal with the inconsistent mandates in the ethical codes for lawyers and neutrals.
Moderator: Daniel F. Kolb, Esq., Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Steven C. Bennett, Esq., Park Jensen Bennett LLP
Bruce A. Green, Esq., Fordham Law School
Jennifer Lupo, Esq., Lupo Law & Mediation PLLC
Ellen C. Yaroshefsky, Esq., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law


  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDRSFA16
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 4.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 5.0
Non-Member Pricing: $275.00

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