Civil Trial Practice: The Past, the Present and the Possible Future

CLE Events | Webinar Date: April 22-23, 2021 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. ET

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

New York, NY (April 1, 2021) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is pleased to announce that Hon. John P. DiBlasi (Ret.) has been invited by The New York County Lawyers Association to join a panel discussion at the 44th Civil Trial Practice Institute, Preparing for Trial, Conference, Settlement and Mediation. The 2-day program will be held on Thursday, April 22nd and Friday, April 23rd from 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m ET. Attendees will hear from experienced practitioners, judges and seasoned mediators as they impart their knowledge and provide useful tips and techniques.

On Day 1, Judge DiBlasi will be joined by Clifford Aaron, London Fischer LLP; Alfredo J. Alvarado, Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP; Tracee E. DavisSeyfarth Shaw LLP; Hon. Doris M. Gonzalez, Administrative Judge for Civil Matters, Bronx Supreme Ct.; Hon. Barbara Jaffe, Sup. Ct., NY County; Joshua KelnerKelner & KelnerRobert KelnerKelner & Kelner; Hon. Kelly O'Neill Levy, Sup. Ct, NY County; Jay SaferWollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP; Kimberly SchirripaLester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LP; Randy Tesser and Lewis TesserTesser, Ryan & Rochman LLP;  Nelson E. Timken, Nelson E. Timken ADR, LLC, Vice-chair NYCLA's ADR Committee; Dorothy Weber, Shukat Arrow Hafer Weber & Herbsman, LLP; and Elan WeinrebThe Weinreb Law Firm, PLLC, Co-chair NYCLA's ADR Committee.

The program focusing on Civil Trial Practice: The Past, the Present and the Possible Future will demonstrate the steps involved in preparing for trial, settling or mediating a civil case in New York.

Topics Include:

  • Current Changes in Civil Pre-Trial Practice (Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation)
  • Preparation of Plaintiffs and Defendants During a Pandemic
  • Conference and Settlement and Mediation During the Pandemic and Beyond
  • Ethics and Preparing Witnesses for Trial

To register please click here.

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Meet Hon. John P. DiBlasi (Ret.)