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AABANY Co-Sponsors: New York State Unified Court System’s Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event
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When: 10/13/2015
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, New York 
United States

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Join us on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, for the annual Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event, which will be held from 4:30 p.m. -7:00 p.m. at New York Law School, 185 West Broadway, New York, NY. 

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Mediation Settlement Day is sponsored by the New York State Unified Court System, FINRA Dispute Resolution, and over 100 alternative dispute resolution programs, bar associations, community-based programs, schools, public and non-profit organizations. 


The event begins with an Open House where mediation providers, law schools, and community groups are available to answer questions about their services, training and educational programs. This is also an opportunity to network and learn about opportunities in the mediation field. Please scroll down to see a list of this year’s participants.


Next, beginning at 5:30 p.m., there will be a panel presentation for which 1.5 FREE CLE CREDITS in Skills (approval pending) will be awarded. Panelists will discuss mediation in the federal and state courts, opportunities to get involved, and the future of mediation. Program panelists include: Daniel Weitz (Statewide ADR Coordinator, NYS Courts), Rebecca Price (Director, ADR Program, U.S. District Court, SDNY), Robyn Weinstein (ADR Administrator, U.S. District Court, EDNY), Kevin Egan (Sr. Settlement Coordinator, Supreme Court, NY County) and Simone Abrams (ADR Coordinator, Supreme Court, NY County, Commercial Division). 


The Frontline Champion Award will be presented to Gerald P. Lepp, Esq.


Mediation professionals from various organizations, universities and government agencies will be at the event providing information about the mediation field, training programs and services, including:



New York Center for Interpersonal Development

Center for Creative Conflict Resolution

New York Institute of Technology – Center for Human Resources Studies

Institute for Mediation and Conflict Resolution

St. John's University School of Law Securities Arbitration Clinic

Pace University Investor Rights Clinic

Securities Arbitration Clinic, NYLS Legal Services, Inc.

Mediation Clinic, Cardozo School of Law, Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution

Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater NY

CPR: Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution

Center for Creative Conflict Resolution at OATH

Columbia University

IMCR Dispute Resolution Mediation Center

Better Business Bureau

Mediators Beyond Borders - New York Regional Group

The Weinreb Law Firm, PLLC


Planning Change

Family Centered Law & Mediation, P.C.

SBAC – Small Business Arbitration Center of New York

Fordham University School of Law

Community Mediation Services

New York Peace Institute

Master's Program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at Columbia University


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No advance registration required. The event is free and all are welcome.