Commercial Division Blog

Posted: January 6, 2020 / Categories Commercial, Arbitation, Mediation and Other ADR


The information below is from the City Bar Association regarding a program on the Chief Judge's presumptive ADR initiative.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Program Fee:
There is no fee for this event. Please register here.

Administrative Judges and key Administrators will discuss the ongoing implementation of the Chief Judge’s Presumptive ADR Initiative – and they will answer your questions.

John Kiernan, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Chair of the Chief Judge’s ADR Advisory Committee, and Past President of the New York City Bar

Hon. Anthony Cannataro, Administrative Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York
Lisa Courtney, Statewide ADR Coordinator, NYS Office of Court Administration
Lisa Denig, Special Counsel for the ADR Initiative, NYS Office of Court Administration
Hon. Deborah Kaplan, Administrative Judge, Supreme Court, New York County
Hon. Jeannette Ruiz, Administrative Judge, Family Court of the City of New York

Sponsoring Association Committee:
President’s Committee for the Efficient Resolution of Disputes, Erin Gleason and Daniel F. Kolb, Co-Chairs

Co-Sponsoring Association Committees:
Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Charles Newman, Chair
Civil Court Committee, Shanna Tallarico, Chair
Council on Judicial Administration, Subcommittee on Court Efficiency, Steve Kayman, Chair
Family Court and Family Law Committee, Michelle Burrell, Chair
Housing Court Committee, Sara Wagner, Chair
Litigation Committee, John Lundin, Chair
State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committee, Bart Eagle, Chair

To read more about Presumptive ADR and mediator training programs at the City Bar, and to complete a survey if you’ve already received mediator training, please read this article by Diane Rosen, a member of the City Bar’s ADR Committee.