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Embracing Change: Dispute Resolution in Unprecedented Times

Embracing Change: Dispute Resolution in Unprecedented Times


Program Agenda:

Ethical Issues During the Post-COVID Era

Almost overnight, the recent/current global health crisis changed the practice of law. As the practice has changed, certain ethical issues have emerged and other ethical considerations have become more important. This portion will review many of these new and emerging ethical issues and the viewer will leave with a better understanding of their ethical and professional responsibilities during this new age of practice.


Nicole Black, Esq., MyCase

Ross J. Kartez, Esq., Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

Allison C. Shields Johs, Esq., President, Legal Ease Consulting, Inc.

Harnessing Uncertainty: Activating the Natural Human Capacity for Resolving Disputes

Cutting-edge methodologies for negotiation, including Conscious Contracts and the Collaboration Code, are tapping into the neuroscience and psychology of change to empower peacebuilding across the globe. Learn practical skills for why and how to tap into your own and others’ natural capacity for resolving disputes and building stronger relationships


Moderator: Jacqueline Horani, Esq., Horani Law, PLLC

Linda G. Alverez, Esq., Founder, Discovering Agreement

Rob Evans, Managing Partner, Imaginal Labs LLC  

Dr. Cobus Oosthuizen, PhD., LifeXchange Solutions

Rhiannon Thomas, BA LLB, Milkwood Law

ADR in the Post-COVID Era – A Look at How Disputes are Being Resolved

Like everything else in the world, ADR practice changed dramatically this past winter. The speakers will offer the experiences and perspectives of a collection of arbitrators, mediators, counsel, and institutional representatives who will discuss strategies and best practices for managing disputes during this era of (mostly) remote hearings. 


Moderator: Jeffrey T. Zaino, Esq., Vice President, American Arbitration Association, International Centre for Dispute Resolution

William H. Crosby, Jr., Esq., Vice President, Interpublic Group 

Susan E. Guthrie, Esq., Founder & Principal, Learn to Mediate Online

Viren Mascarenhas, Esq., King & Spaulding LLP

David C. Singer, Esq., SingerADR Neutral Services

The Singapore Convention: The Future of International Mediation and Arbitration

The ratification of the Singapore Convention this year is changing the world of international mediation and international arbitration. The move to virtual proceedings due to COVID adds another layer of complexity to the evolutionary process. This topic will explore current developments regarding the convention and its impact, current and expected, on international arbitration as well as potential impacts of in-process technologies.


Moderator: Carolyn E. Hansen, Esq., Attorney at Law & Mediator

Sean F. La’Brooy, Esq., Director, Duane Morris & Selvam LLP

Rekha Rangachari, Esq., Executive Director, New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC)

Rahim Shamji, Esq., ADR ODR International

Nancy M. Thevenin, Esq., F.C.I. Arb., Thevenin Arbitration & ADR

Cybersecurity in the Post-COVID Era … More Important than Ever

The focus on cybersecurity issues in ADR, which had been growing rapidly prior to the pandemic, has taken on a new urgency in this era of remote hearings. This speakers, with participants from the US and Europe, will discuss issues including hacking and data breaches, the use of the Cybersecurity Protocol to help identify key concerns, the role of institutions in safeguarding cybersecurity, and the challenges that have arisen in this area during the pandemic.  


Moderator: Mark C. Morril, Esq., MorrilADR

Diana Didia, SVP/Chief Information and Innovation Officer, American Arbitration Association

International Centre for Dispute Resolution

Martin Doe, Esq., Senior Legal Counsel, Permanent Court of Arbitration

Mark McNeill, Esq., Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Kathleen Paisley, Esq., Ambos NBGO Lawfirm

A New Era of Disputes — A Look at Specific Areas Impacted by the Global Health Crisis

It is no secret that certain practice areas were impacted more than others as a result of the global health crisis. This portion consists of neutrals and practitioners who have a focus within some of these significantly impacted areas. The speakers will address many of the new and emerging issues, and how these new and emerging issues are being resolved. The specific practice areas selected for this panel are: (1) insurance; (2) real estate; (3) labor and employment; (4) healthcare; and (5) trust and estates.


Moderator: Laura A. Kaster, Esq.

Rachel E. Shaw, Esq., Pryor Cashman LLP

Dani Schwartz, Esq., Wachtel Missry LLP

Alfred G. Feliu, Esq., Feliu Neutral Services

Alyson Mathews, Esq., Lamb & Barnosky, LLP

Joan D. Hogarth, Esq., The Law Office of Joan D. Hogarth

Andrew T. Garbarino, Esq., Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

Robert D. Steele, Esq., Schwartz Sladkus Reich Greenberg Atlas, LLP

Jennifer F. Hillman, Esq., Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

Mark J. Bunim, Esq., Case Closure, LLC.

Diana Shafter Gliedman, Esq., Anderson Kill, P.C.

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Non-Member Price: $225.00
Published Date:
  • October 23, 2020
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VJJ11
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 4.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 8.0