Promoting Female Mediators, Arbitrators, and Lead Trial Lawyers: Insight and Advice from Women on the Bench - New York State Bar Association

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Law Day Virtual Program
Promoting Female Mediators, Arbitrators, and Lead Trial Lawyers: Insight and Advice from Women on the Bench
May 1, 2020

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Complimentary non-CLE Webinar

 

This will be a discussion by sitting and retired women judges regarding how to increase the number of women who serve as lead attorneys in court and in alternative dispute forums, as well as to promote women as mediators and arbitrators. The following topics will be discussed:

 

I.              Overview of the 2017 Commercial & Federal Litigation Section Task Force on Women's Initiatives Report, "IF NOT NOW, WHEN? Achieving Equality for Women in the Courtroom and in ADR" (2017) ("2017 Report") and the Status of the New Draft Report

II.            View from the Bench - Women Lead Litigators

III.          Mediation View  -  Promoting Women as Mediators and Women Representing Parties in Commercial Disputes

IV.          Arbitration View - Promoting Women as Arbitrators and Women Representing Parties in Commercial Disputes

V.            Concluding Thoughts - Where Do Women Go From Here?

 

Presenters:

Hon. Tanya Kennedy

Hon. Karla Moskowitz (ret.)

Hon. Helen E. Freedman (ret.)

Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (ret.)

 

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