Posted on Jun 04, 2020 |CLE Events

New York, NY (June 4, 2020) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is pleased to announce that the Honorable John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.), will participate in a live Law.com continuing legal education webcast entitled, The Importance of Security and Integrity Issues Within the Virtual ADR Process. The presentation is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, June 11th, 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT.

Teleconferencing and videoconferencing are hot topics in today's environment. Legal professionals are using this form of communication now more than ever, which heightens the exposure to cybersecurity threats. “User hygiene” should be top-of-mind to ensure that mediations and arbitrations are not subject to attack by hackers.

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

Join the Honorable John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.) to learn basic protocols and guidelines to help minimize security concerns surrounding virtual proceedings; specific issues that arise during on-line arbitrations and mediations; and an overview of the technology and choice of platform. Plus attendees will learn:

  • the meaning of “user hygiene”;
  • security measures afforded by the ADR providers to ensure that mediations and arbitrations are not subject to attack by hackers;
  • recommended measures to ensure the integrity of the process for on-line arbitrations and mediations; and
  • ethical considerations of cyber security as it relates to the virtual conduct of arbitrations and mediations.

To register click here.

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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