New York State Bar Association

Programs

Nassau County Commercial Mediation Training – September 27-29, 2016Mr. Baum is delighted to once again team up with Steve Hochman to take their commercial mediation training on the road to lovely Nassau County. The three-day training will be held from September 27th – 29th at the Nassau County Bar Association in Mineola…Read more…
Three-Day Commercial Mediation Training, March 21 – 23, 2016For over 20 years, Simeon Baum and Steve Hochman have delivered a three-day program to train mediators for the Commercial Division in the New York State court system. On March 21 – 23, 2016, Simeon and Steve presented their 3-day commercial mediation training at Fordham Law School’s amazing new facility at Lincoln Center…Read more…
Three-Day Commercial Mediation Training – Buffalo, September 29 – October 1In the fall of 2015, Mr. Baum took the show on the road to lovely Buffalo, presenting his 3-day commercial mediation training through the Erie County Bar Association. The training, held at the historic Buffalo Club, was a treat to present to a distinguished group of over 30 Western New York mediators…Read more…
Exploring New Frontiers in ADR: A Fresh Look at Mediation and Arbitration Theory, Practice and SkillsMr. Baum had the distinct honor of co-Chairing the NYSBA’s Dispute Resolution Section’s Annual Meeting program together with Charlie Moxley, an arbitrator and mediator who is also a past chair of the DR Section…Read more…

 


Articles

NYSBA Creation of Dispute Resolution SectionPast President James C. Moore of Rochester (Harter Secrest & Emery LLP), chair of the Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, presented the committee’s resolution…Read more…
Mediation – Alchemical Crucible For Transforming Conflict To ResolutionDay in and day out, we encounter one another, make deals and resolve disputes. Whether it is setting a bedtime with a recalcitrant five-year old, making dinner plans with a narcissistic couple, setting up a distributorship, breaking a lease or the host of other issues that might make their way into court if not otherwise resolved – we negotiate. Negotiation is so common, we barely notice it…Read more…
Sausage Making Laid BareDefinitive Creative Impasse-Breaking Techniques in Mediation – Chapter from book published by New York State Bar Association.Read more…
New York State Bar Dispute Resolution Section – White Paper on Insurance DisputesAt the heart of the insurance business is the resolution of claims. Insurers routinely adjust claims and provide for indemnity and defense. Accordingly, some have said that the business of insurers is litigation. In fact, it is more accurate to say that the business of insurers is dispute resolution: including negotiation, mediation, neutral evaluation, and arbitration, as well as litigation…Read more…

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