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Symposium on Alternate Dispute Resolution to Take Place on February 1

January 30, 2006 – 

Rutgers School of Law–Newark will host a symposium on “Hot Topics in Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR)” on Wednesday, February 1. A panel of experts in the field will discuss the latest updates in various aspects of alternate dispute resolution. The symposium is sponsored by the student-run Conflict Resolution Law Journal. Contact jdonohue@kinoy.rutgers.edu.

What Symposium on “Hot Topics in ADR” 
Who Harold Braff, Esq. – Practicing attorney and mediator, Adjunct Professor, ADR, at Rutgers School of Law–Newark, moderator
The Hon. Ronald J. Hedges – U.S. Magistrate Judge (New Jersey), and head of the mediation program for U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
“Confidentiality Issues in Mediation vs. Litigation”
Donna Malin, Esq. – Assistant General Counsel, Johnson & Johnson, created and heads Common Ground, J&J’s employment mediation program
“Common Ground Performance Results Over Past Six Years”
Robert MacPherson, Esq. – Construction arbitrator in New York, and Adjunct Professor, ADR, at Rutgers School of Law–Newark 
“Presentation of Evidence in Commercial Arbitration”
Professor Jon Hyman – Rutgers School of Law–Newark, teaches ADR
“New Jersey Uniform Mediation Act & Proposed Language for Mediation Confidentiality Agreements”
Kevin St. Onge, Esq. – Former public-sector mediator for the N.J. Public
Employment Relations Commission (PERC)
“Hidden Costs of Mediation”
When 6 – 8:30 pm, Wednesday, February 1, 2006 
Where John J. Gibbons Lecture Hall (Room 090), lower level, Rutgers School of Law–Newark