HON. JOHN P. DIBLASI AND RICHARD P. BYRNE, ESQ. TO PRESENT "THE ART OF MEDIATION" PROGRAM TO PRYOR CASHMAN

THE ART OF MEDIATION: BEST PRACTICES AND TIPS FROM THE BENCH AND BAR

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Pryor Cashman
7 Times Square
New York, NY 10036
Program: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Mediation of commercial disputes has grown in popularity as parties increasingly recognize the benefits of attempting to resolve disputes outside of the the full adversarial process and has been proven to be less expensive and time-consuming than traditional litigation.

Join NAM neutrals, the Honorable John P. DiBlasi and Richard P. Byrne, Esq., mediators with experience in successfully guiding their clients through the mediation process, as they offer considerations on how to position a case for mediation, tips for successful negotiation and tactics for reaching a settlement.

Judge DiBlasi is the former presiding Justice of the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. For four consecutive years, he was voted the #1 Mediator in the United States in the National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey and was voted the #1 Mediator by the 2018 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey.  For the third year in a row, he was named a National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide.  He was also voted, in 2017, one of the Top 10 Mediators in the New York Law Journal Reader Rankings Survey for the eighth straight year.  Judge DiBlasi has arbitrated and mediated over 3,000 cases and his ADR practice centers on resolving Commercial, International, Finance, Employment, Entertainment, Land Use, and Professional Malpractice matters.

For the fourth consecutive year, Richard P. Byrne, Esq. was voted one of the Top 3 Mediators in the country by the 2018 National Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey, and for the third year in a row he was named a National Law Journal 2018 Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. Mr. Byrne was also voted one of the Top 10 Mediators by the 2017 New York Law Journal Annual Survey for the fourth straight year. He has mediated matters involving a wide range of legal topics including insurance coverage, construction and commercial disputes, employment, property damage, risk transfer disputes and disability claims.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi and Richard P. Byrne, Esq. are available to hear cases throughout the United States.

The content for the course is appropriate for BOTH newly admitted and experienced attorneys (transactional/nontransitional)

NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education programs for attorneys, bar associations, corporate and government legal departments, and other legal and business organizations. To learn more, contact Stephanie Ball, Director of Continuing Legal Education.

Lunch will be sponsored by NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation).