Continuing Legal Education (CLE)


NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)
COMPLIMENTARY CLE PROGRAMS
NAM is a New York State CLE Accredited Provider

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Voted #1 CLE Provider
Voted #1 Online CLE Provider
-The 2020 National Law Journal Best of Survey

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Voted #1 CLE Provider
-The 2019 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey

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Voted #1 CLE Provider
Voted #1 Online CLE Provider
-The 2019 New York Law Journal Best of Survey

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Complimentary, award-winning continuing legal education (CLE)

NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education (CLE) programs for attorneys at law firms, bar associations, corporate legal departments, government legal departments, and other legal and business organizations. Our distinguished presenters and panel of neutrals offer substantial experience as arbitrators and mediators in all fields of civil litigation. Our respected faculty provides participants with an interactive presentation that will engage and educate your audience as they earn relevant CLE credit.

NAM's renowned roster of program panelists and presenters

NAM identifies and recruits only those individuals with exceptional credentials and outstanding reputations. Today, our roster of panelists and presenters consists of top-tier former judges and practicing specialists who are knowledgeable neutrals in arbitration and mediation. Our panelists and presenters offer all forms of alternative dispute resolution programs with exceptional knowledge in a wide array of practice areas.

 

NAM full-service Continuing Legal Education program

NAM offers our CLE programs on-site at your office, or in any of NAM’s dedicated conference facilities. Our Continuing Legal Education department will work with your firm or organization to customize a CLE program that is designed to meet your specific CLE issues and topics of interest.

NAM is a New York State CLE Accredited Provider and as such, all attendees will be provided with a New York CLE Certificate of Attendance.

If you are interested in a topic that is not listed below, please contact NAM’s CLE department at 800-358-2550 or email us at info@namadr.com for information on how we can customize a CLE program for your organization.

Sampling of CLE programs

  • Achieving Equality for Women in the Courtroom and ADR
  • Achieving Optimal Risk Mitigation Through Effective Risk Transfer
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution in Personal Injury & Civil Litigation
  • Arbitration vs. Litigation Perspectives from the Judges
  • Basic Principles and Considerations in Medical Malpractice Cases: Why ADR?
  • Best Practices and Tips on Mediation and Arbitration from a Neutral
  • Defending the Front Line: Your Role in Domestic and International Arbitrations
  • Drafting Arbitration Clauses
  • Extra-Contractual, Insurance Coverage Claims & Litigation (General) Topics
  • In Mediation, You Gotta Have (Good) Faith!
  • Inside the Mind of a Mediator: Avoiding Impasse and Maximizing Outcomes in Mediation
  • Know Before You Go: The Latest Developments and Best Practices in Alternative Dispute Resolution for Corporate Counsel
  • Mediating Construction Defect Claims
  • Mediation Pointers for Claims Professionals
  • Positive Outcomes: Strategies for Mediation in Litigation
  • Recent Trends and Practical Tips When Dealing with Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets
  • Secrets of Successful Negotiation
  • Why Mediations Fail – How to Achieve Resolution and Avoid Pitfalls Commonly Faced During Mediation
  • Mediation as a Tool to Resolving Complex E-Discovery Disputes

CLE Events

CURRENT

Join Hon. Peter B. Skelos J.S.C. (Ret.) and Richard P. Byrne, Esq. in a Clear Law Institute webinar, Reduce Time & Cost: Crafting Effective Arbitration Clauses, on Thursday, August 13, 2020 / To learn more, click here.

Hon John G. Ingram (Ret.) and Hon. Peter B. Skelos, J.S.C. (Ret.) to present a New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers seminar, Using ADR to Fast-Track Surrogates Court Litigation on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 / To learn more, click here.

Join Hon. John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.) in a pre-recorded law.com webcast: The Importance of Security and Integrity Issues Within the Virtual ADR Process Previously recorded on Thursday, June 11, 2020

Join Hon. John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.) in a pre-recorded Lawline Seminar: How to Conduct Virtual Arbitrations and Mediations / To learn more, click here.

Join Hon. Larry S. Schachner (Ret.) in a pre-recorded law.com webcast: Our New Reality – Virtual ADR is Here and Ready to Assist Attorneys in Resolving Disputes. Previously recorded on Thursday, April 30, 2020

RECENT

Hon. Peter B. Skelos, J.S.C. (Ret.) and Gary H. Tabat, Esq. to present a Law.com seminar, Fast-Tracking Matrimonial and Family Law Disputes on Friday, July 10, 2020 / To learn more, click here.

The New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers Webinar: Resolving Coverage Disputes in Mediation presented by James W. Borkowski, Esq., Richard P. Byrne, Esq. and Hon. E. Michael Kavanagh, J.S.C. (Ret.) will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 / To learn more and register, click here.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.) will present a Clear Law Institute webinar entitled Virtual Alternative Dispute Resolution – Technology, Cybersecurity and Practical Considerations on Monday, June 22, 2020 / To learn more and register, click here.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.) to present a LAW.COM webinar entitled The Importance of Security and Integrity Issues Within the Virtual ADR Process on Thursday, June 11, 2020 / To learn more click here.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi to present a webinar entitled Virtual ADR – The Technology, Cybersecurity and Issues Unique to the Process to the New York State Academy of Lawyers on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. To learn more click here.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi invited by Markel Insurance Company to speak on Effectively Managing the Negotiation Process on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.) to join a panel discussion for the New York County Trial Lawyers Association’s, Conference and Settlement and Mediation in Commercial and Personal Injury Cases, on Friday, April 24, 2020

Bob Worden, Esq. to present a Marino Legal Academy Webconference: The Ethics and Art of Settlement at Mediation on Sunday, April 19, 2020

Hon. E. Michael Kavanagh (Ret.) to Present Seminars onThe Basics of Mediation and Arbitration Clauses – Specificity Reduces Dispute Time and Costs to Fidelity National Financial on Thursday, April 2, 2020

James Borkowski, Esq., Michael Emerson, Esq. and Hon. Peter Skelos to Present Inside the Mind of a Mediator to the New York City Bar Association on January 24, 2020

Hon. John P. DiBlasi to Present Secrets of a Successful Negotiation to Moses & Singer LLP on January 22, 2020

Webcast: The Benefits of Early Mediation – The Path Least Taken Requires Commitment on December 12, 2019

Richard P. Byrne, Esq. and Hon. John P. DiBlasi to Present Crafting Arbitration Clauses Program to Pryor Cashman on December 4, 2019

NAM is the Exclusive CLE Sponsor for the2019 Tech Up for Women Conference on November 19, 2019.

LAW.COM Webcast: Hon. Peter B. Skelos and Michael W. Emerson, Esq. to Present a Seminar on Avoiding Impasse and Maximizing Outcomes in Mediation on November 7, 2019.

Hon. Elizabeth Bonina and Susan Hernandez, Esq. Invited to Present Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution to Members of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers on October 22, 2019.

Lawline Webcast: Hon. John P. DiBlasi To Present a Seminar in Ethics Mediation on September 19, 2019.

NAM’s Judge John P. DiBlasi (Ret.) to present Ethics and the Mediation Process for Lawline’s September 19, 2019 webinar.

Richard P. Byrne, Esq. invited to present seminar on Avoiding Impasse and Maximizing Outcomes in Mediation to Vela Insurance on September 18, 2019.

NAM neutrals Hon. John P. DiBlasi and Richard P. Byrne, Esq. to present Inside the Mind of a Mediator at the ACC – NYC Chapter’s Signature CLE Event on September 17, 2019.

NAM neutral, Richard P. Byrne, Esq., to present at the offices of Troutman Sander in NYC on the topic of construction defects on September 16, 2019.

NAM neutral, Richard P. Byrne, Esq., to present at the offices of Troutman Sander in NYC on the topic of construction defects on September 16, 2019.

NAM neutral, Michael Emerson, Esq., to present a LAW.com Webcast: When Mediation Makes Sense – Preserving the Business Relationship (From the Perspective of a Corporate Lawyer) on September 12, 2019.

NAM neutral, Bob Worden, Esq., to present on Credibility and Integrity—Keys to Success in Mediation at the Ethics in Settlement Negotiation and Mediation program for the CLM – NYC Chapter members at our NYC offices on September 12, 2019.