Posted on Jun 17, 2020 |CLE Events


Legal professionals are using teleconferencing and videoconferencing now more than ever.


New York, NY (June 17, 2020) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is pleased to announce that the Honorable John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.), has been invited by the Clear Law Institute to present a live streaming continuing legal education program entitled, Virtual Alternative Dispute Resolution: Technology, Cybersecurity, and Practical Considerations.  The presentation will be held on Monday, June 22nd from 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. ET

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

Teleconferencing and videoconferencing are hot topics in today's environment. Join NAM's award-winning neutral, Judge DiBlasi, and learn why legal professionals are using this form of communication now more than ever, heightening the exposure to cybersecurity threats. User hygiene should be top-of-mind to ensure that mediations and arbitrations are not vulnerable to cyber attacks.

In this practical webinar, particpants will examine basic protocols and guidelines to help miniimze security concerns surrounding virtual proceedings, and discuss specific issues that arise during on-line arbitrations and mediations. In addition, Judge DiBlasi will explore an overview of the best technology and platforms options.

Upon course completion, attendees will be able to:

  • Implement user hygiene to protect yourself and clients from cyber attacks
  • Apply top security measures to ensure that mediations and arbitrations are not vulnerable to cyber attacks
  • Ensure the integrity of online arbitration and mediation processes
  • Anticipate ethical challenges as they relate 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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