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Advantages of Mediation in Resolving Wills, Trusts, Estates and Adult Guardianship Matters – NYSBA CLE

Eric Penzer, partner at Farrell Fritz will be a speaker for this event.

Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education, the Dispute Resolution Section, the Trusts and Estates Law Section and the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Westchester County Bar Association ADR Committee.

Registration: www.nysba.org/MediationJune14thCLE

Agenda

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.           Registration

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.           Introductions and Welcoming Remarks

9:10 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.           How Mediation Differs from Adversarial Proceedings – Benefits of the Mediation Process

9:35 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.         What Behavioral Economics Can Teach Us about Successful Court-Annexed Mediation

Alternative Dispute Resolution, New York State Court System New York, NY

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.       Westchester County Surrogate’s Court Mediation Program

Alternative Dispute Resolution, New York State Court System New York, NY

10:50 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.       Role Play 1: Sibling Estate Dispute after Death of Mother

Mediator: Professor Donna Erez-Navot Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law New York, NY

Speakers: Gary B. Friedman, Greenfield Stein & Senior, LLP New York, NY

Eric Penzer, Farrell Fritz, P.C Uniondale, NY

Leona Beane, Arbitrator and Mediator New York, NY

Robert D. Steele, Schwartz Sladkus Reich Greenberg Atlas LLP New York, NY

11:15 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.       Break

11:25 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.      What Types of Disputes Are More Amenable to Mediation – A Discussion among Trusts, Estates and Guardianship Attorneys and the Court

Moderator: Michael Walsh, Mediator and Arbitrator New York, NY

Speakers: Surrogate Brandon Sall, Westchester County Surrogate’s Court White Plains, NY

Gary B. Friedman, Greenfield Stein & Senior, LLP New York, NY

Eric Penzer Farrell Fritz P.C Uniondale, NY

Carla D. Glassman Glassman & Brown, LLP White Plains, NY

Nancy Rudolph, Bleakley, Platt & Schmidt, LLP White Plains, NY

11:50 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.       Role Play 2: Possible Guardianship Proceeding

12:15 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.       Round Table: Summations from the Speakers

EVENT INFORMATION
Start: 06/14/2018, 9:00am
End: 06/14/2018, 1:00pm
Location: Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603

CONTACT INFORMATION
Contact Person: Katherine Suchocki, Esq
Phone: 518.487.5590
Email: ksuchocki@nysba.org

COST DETAILS
Price: $50 | $75 | $175 | $15
Section member | NYSBA member | Non-member | Law Students, respectively