Arbitration

Arbitration Primer for Litigators

Arbitration

Arbitration Primer for Litigators

The Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association, under the Chairmanship of David C. Singer, has published a dandy 23-page booklet to introduce lawyers accustomed to the courtroom to the intricacies and nuances of representing a client in arbitration.  as the Introduction notes: It is a common misconception...

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Ethics|Mediation

New ABA Mediator Ethics Opinion

Ethics|Mediation

New ABA Mediator Ethics Opinion

In a previous post I noted the work of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section's Committee on Mediator Ethical Guidance, which interprets the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators (promulgated in 2005 by the ABA, AAA and ACR).  In that same post, I noted the frequent close correlation between ethical lapses...

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