Posted on Apr 15, 2020 |CLE Events

LAWLINE SEMINAR: How to Conduct Virtual Arbitrations and Mediations
Previously recorded: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
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How to Conduct Virtual Arbitrations and Mediations is a Lawline seminar presented by NAM Neutral, Hon. John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.), and is designed to introduce participants to the use of a virtual platform to conduct arbitrations and mediations.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. Hearing Officer for NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) with name written under picture

Topics will include ethical issues and guidelines for both the participant and the mediator; ensuring security so as to preserve privacy and confidentiality; conducting the arbitration and mediation through the use of technology; conquering fears associated with its technical aspects, and the benefits of the technology for the ADR process in the face of COVID-19 and beyond. 

Learning Objectives include:

  • Review how the technology works in conjunction with mediation or arbitration
  • Examine specific ethical issues that pertain to virtual ADR proceedings
  • Identify the advanced security protocols of an ADR provider

Hon. John P. DiBlasi is the former presiding Justice of the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. During his illustrious career, he has arbitrated and mediated over 3,000 cases with an ADR practice that centers on resolving Commercial, International, Finance, Employment, Entertainment, Land Use, and Professional Malpractice matters. In 2020, Judge DiBlasi was ranked a Top Three Mediator in the United States by The National Law Journal Annual Best of Survey for the seventh straight year (#1, 4 years in a row) and was voted a Top Ten Mediator in The New York Law Journal Annual Best of Survey for the tenth consecutive year.  He was also voted the #1 Mediator in the country by the 2019 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey for the second year in a row and for the third straight year, was named a National Law Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide.  Judge DiBlasi has consistently been designated a Super Lawyer and holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell in both Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation – a distinction given only to those who possess the highest ethical standards and professional ability.

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