Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)
NAM is an accredited provider of CLE in New York

NAM's full-service Continuing Legal Education program

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) offers complimentary CLE programs virtually, on-site at your office, or in any of NAM’s dedicated conference facilities. Our Continuing Legal Education department will work with your firm or organization to customize a CLE program that is designed to meet your specific CLE topics of interest.

NAM is an accredited provider of CLE credit in New York, approved for traditional live classroom format, as well as prerecorded video, live simultaneous transmission, and fully interactive video conference formats.

For New York CLE attendance verification purposes, any course codes announced during our webinar programs must be recorded on the New York attorney affirmation form. An evaluation form should be completed as well. The affirmation and evaluation forms can be downloaded by using the links below:


Please e-mail your completed affirmation and evaluation forms to in order to receive your certificate of attendance.

NAM's renowned roster of program panelists and presenters

NAM identifies and recruits only those individuals with exceptional credentials and outstanding reputations. Today, our roster of panelists and presenters consists of top-tier former judges and practicing specialists who are knowledgeable neutrals in arbitration and mediation. Our panelists and presenters offer all forms of alternative dispute resolution programs with exceptional knowledge in a wide array of practice areas.

Complimentary, award-winning continuing legal education (CLE)

NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education (CLE) programs for attorneys at law firms, bar associations, corporate legal departments, government legal departments, and other legal and business organizations. Our distinguished presenters and panel of neutrals offer substantial experience as arbitrators and mediators in all fields of civil litigation. Our respected faculty provides participants with an interactive presentation that will engage and educate your audience as they earn relevant CLE credit.

Please see our upcoming and recent CLE events listed below, as well as a sampling of other available CLE programs. If you are interested in a topic that is not listed below, please contact NAM’s CLE department at 800-358-2550 or email us at for information on how we can customize a CLE program for your organization.

CLE Events

To see all upcoming and past CLE events, click here.

Sampling of CLE programs

  • Business Divorce and the Use of ADR as a Path to Resolution
  • Using ADR to Fast-Track Surrogate’s Court Litigation
  • The Means and Methods of Resolving Coverage Disputes in Mediation
  • ADR in Divorce: Fast-Tracking Resolutions
  • An Introduction to Virtual Arbitrations & Mediations
  • The Benefits of Early Mediation – The Path Least Taken Requires Commitment
  • Crafting Arbitration Clauses: How Specificity Reduces Dispute Time & Costs
  • The Ethics and Art of Settlement at Mediation
  • How to Identify and Resolve High Exposure Claims Early
  • If Not Now, When? Achieving Equality for Women Attorneys in the Courtroom and in ADR
  • Inside the Mind of a Mediator: Avoiding Impasse and Maximizing Outcomes in Mediation
  • Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace Under the ADA
  • Secrets of a Successful Mediation
  • The Importance of Security and Integrity Issues Within the Virtual ADR Process
  • Tips, Best Practices and Hot Button Issues of Commercial Mediation and Arbitration
  • Why Mediations Fail and How to Achieve Better Results
  • Achieving Optimal Risk Mitigation Through Effective Risk Transfer
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution in Personal Injury & Civil Litigation
  • Arbitration vs. Litigation Perspectives from the Judges
  • Basic Principles and Considerations in Medical Malpractice Cases: Why ADR?
  • Best Practices and Tips on Mediation and Arbitration from a Neutral
  • Defending the Front Line: Your Role in Domestic and International Arbitrations
  • Extra-Contractual, Insurance Coverage Claims & Litigation (General) Topics
  • In Mediation, You Gotta Have (Good) Faith!
  • Know Before You Go: The Latest Developments and Best Practices in Alternative Dispute Resolution for Corporate Counsel
  • Mediating Construction Defect Claims
  • Mediation Pointers for Claims Professionals
  • Positive Outcomes: Strategies for Mediation in Litigation
  • Recent Trends and Practical Tips When Dealing with Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets
  • Secrets of Successful Negotiation
  • Mediation as a Tool to Resolving Complex E-Discovery Disputes