July 2017 Archives

Should arbitrators/mediators be active on social media?

If yes, consider also:

- Which social media platforms?

- Will social media involvement create potential conflicts?

- What should be disclosed when handling a case (i.e., friends, contacts, postings, etc.)? Suggest also any standard language for broad social media disclosure.

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

Trial Time vs. Arbitration Time - What are your thoughts?


Please see the following link to a study on Trial Time v. Arbitration Time:


What are your thoughts/comments on this study? Why are some still reluctant to arbitrate?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

Article by AAA Arbitrators Stephanie Cohen and Mark Morril

A Call To Cyberarms.pdf

The Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association updated the Resolution Roundtable blog booklet: From the Q&A Section of the NYSBA Resolution Roundtable Blog (August 3, 2015 to February 21, 2017). The booklet now has a searchable table of contents and is organized by various ADR topics. We hope you find this to be a valuable educational resource.

DR Roundtable Booklet.pdf

After a failed mediation, should the parties use the same neutral to then arbitrate the matter? Under what circumstances, given mutual party request and consent? Conversely, when should a neutral decline to serve as arbitrator?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

Wing Arbitrators - What are your thoughts?


What do you think is the proper role for a neutral wing arbitrator on a tribunal? Does your answer differ if the wing arbitrator is party appointed?

Please provide your thoughts/comments below.

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