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Symposium on “ADR and Diversity” at NYLS

  • New York Law School 185 West Broadway New York, NY, 10013 United States (map)

SYMPOSIUM: ADR and Diversity

A Joint Project of the American Bar Association Business Law Section
and New York Law School

This event will explore the reasons why, in a diverse economy driven by diverse participants, the practice of arbitration and mediation has been persistently homogeneous.  Participants will engage in break-out discussions to frame real-world recommendations on what approaches – if any – can accomplish the goal of ADR neutrals’ reflecting the diversity of the disputants with whom they work. Wine and cheese reception to follow.

Faculty Include:

  • Paulette Brown, Locke Lord LLP; Past President, American Bar Association
  • Prof. Ben Davis, University of Toledo; Chair, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
  • Deborah Enix-Ross, Debevoise & Plimpton; Chair, ABA House of Delegates
  • William Johnston, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor; Past Chair, ABA Business Law Section
  • Prof. Thomas J. Stipanowich, Straus Institute, Pepperdine University School of Law

James Tricarico, former general counsel, Prudential Securities and Edward Jones

Plus table-top facilitators from the ADR Inclusion Network

DATE:                    Wednesday, January 17, 2018
PLACE:                  New York Law School, 185 West Broadway, New York, NY
TIME:                    Registration from 4:00 p.m.

Program from 4:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Reception to follow

CLE:  1 credit in Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias; 2 credits in Professional Practice (Transitional and Non-Transitional)

COST:  $30 General Admission / $25 Minority Bar Association Members / Free for All Law School Students)

Sponsored by AAA/ICDR


Earlier Event: October 18
Mediation Settlement Day