EDUCATION

Rutgers University (J.D.) Rutgers Law Review; Rutgers Journal of Computers and the Law-Managing Editor

City College of New York - Grove School of Engineering (B.E.E.) Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society for Electrical and Computer Engineers.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Speaker: "Alternative Dispute Resolution: Resolving An Estate-Related Commercial Dispute Through Mediation", Nassau County Bar Association, March 2014

Speaker: "Trials vs. Arbitrations [National and International] for Construction Disputes," 2008 Construction Superconference, December 2008.

Speaker: "Practical Skills Mortgage Foreclosures and Workouts - Enforcement of Mechanic’s Liens/Mechanic’s Liens Foreclosures”, New York State Bar Association, May 2004.

Speaker: "Selected Topics in ADR 2004: The Basics, Ethical Considerations, Recent Legal Developments & Effective Clause Drafting," American Arbitration Association and the Suffolk Academy of Law of the Suffolk County Bar Association, November 2003 and April 2004

ARBITRATOR TRAINING

  • Unique Problems in Commercial Arbitration and Best Practices for Managing Them, College of Commercial Arbitrators and New York State Bar Association, 2016
  • Customizing the Proper ADR Process for Your Project, American Arbitration Association, 2016
  • What is the Authority of the Arbitrator? American Arbitration Association, 2016
  • Arbitrating an International Construction Dispute, American Arbitration Association, 2016
  • Effectively Hot-Tubbing Experts, American Arbitration Association, 2016
  • The Changing ADR Landscape, American Arbitration Association, 2016
  • LinkedIn, Conflicted Out – Disclosure Dilemmas for the Modern Neutral, New York State Bar Association, 2016
  • What You Need to Know About Securities Arbitration, Nassau Academy of Law, 2016
  • Motion Practice in Arbitration, Worthwhile or an Expensive Distraction, American Arbitration Association, 2015
  • FINRA Basic Arbitration Training, FINRA, 2015
  • Expungement, FINRA, 2015
  • Managing the Costs of Exchanging ESI, American Arbitration Association, 2013
  • Managing the Arbitration Process for Efficiency & Economy Following the Preliminary Hearing, American Arbitration Association, 2013
  • Maximizing Efficiency & Economy in Arbitration: Challenges at the Preliminary Hearing, American Arbitration Association, 2013
  • Construction Conference: Cutting Construction Arbitration Costs Without Compromise, American Arbitration Association, 2012
  • Chairing an Arbitration Panel: Managing Procedures, Process & Dynamics, American Arbitration Association, 2010
  • Pro Se: Managing Cases Involving Self-Represented Parties, American Arbitration Association, 2008
  • Dealing with Delay Tactics in Arbitration, American Arbitration Association, 2008
  • Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure, American Arbitration Association, 2006
  • Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards, American Arbitration Association, 2003
  • Construction Arbitrator II Training: Advanced Case Management Issues, American Arbitration Association, 2003
  • Annual Arbitrator Update, American Arbitration Association, 2003
  • Neutrals Conference, American Arbitration Association, 2003
  • Arbitrator I Training-Fundamentals of the Arbitration Process, American Arbitration Association, 2002
  • The Future of Commercial Arbitration, The City Bar Center for Continuing Legal Education, 2002
  • Security Arbitration, Nassau Academy of Law, 2002

MEDIATION TRAINING

  • Advanced Mediation Training: Moving Towards Mastery, Nassau Academy of Law, 2016
  • Venting in Mediation: Helpful or Harmful? New York State Bar Association, 2016
  • How to Successfully Mediate Employment Disputes, Nassau Academy of Law, 2016
  • Dean’s Hour-Alternative Dispute Resolution: Resolving an Estate Related Commercial Dispute Through Mediation, 2014
  • Advanced Mediator Training, The Effect (or Limit) of Mediator Influence to Effect Settlement, American Arbitration Association, 2014
  • Has Success Changed Mediation? How Has - or Might – The Growth and Institutionalization of Mediation Changed the Culture, New York State Bar Association, 2014
  • Opportunities, Strategies and Practices of Mediators, Counsel and Parties, New York State Bar Association, 2014
  • Making the Hard Calls: How Experienced Neutrals and Counsel Resolve Difficult Ethical Issues, New York State Bar Association, 2014
  • Fundamentals of Effective Mediation Advocacy, American Arbitration Association, 2011
  • New York Unified Court System, Mediation Training, 2002
  • New York Unified Court System, Mediator Seminar-Nassau County Supreme Court, Commercial Division, Mediation Program, 2002
  • Education and Assistance Corporation, Basic Mediation Training, 2001