NEWS - Press Release

June 16, 2015


NAM is pleased to announce that Hon. John P. DiBlasi has been invited by the Westchester County Bar Association to present a CLE seminar entitled “Best Practices in Mediation and Arbitration From a Neutral”. The seminar will take place on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Pace University School of Law in White Plains, New York.

In this “Best Practices” program, Judge DiBlasi will discuss the benefits of the ADR process, the successful representation of the client during the mediation session, preparation of a case for mediation and arbitration, common mistakes made by a counselor handling a mediation, dealing with an impasse in the negotiating process, crafting the post-mediation agreement, the submission of pre-hearing arbitration briefs and the presentation of evidence in an arbitration.

Judge DiBlasi was ranked the #1 mediator in the United States in the Best of the National Law Journal’s Annual Reader Rankings Survey in 2014 and 2015. He has been designated as a Super Lawyer for three consecutive years (2015, 2014 & 2013), and voted one of the Top 5 in the “Best Individual Mediator” category for the last four years by the New York Law Journal Reader Rankings survey.

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated: “Judge DiBlasi is supremely qualified to address the best practices and tips on mediation and arbitration, and I’m sure his input will be very well received by those in attendance. Thank you to the Westchester County Bar Association. It is always a vote of confidence in NAM when a bar association invites one of our panel members to speak.”

The CLE Seminar will be held at Pace University School of Law, 78 North Broadway, Gerber Glass Building, Moot Courtroom, White Plains, NY on Tuesday, June 23rd from 6 pm – 8 pm.

For additional information contact Michael Kremen, Esq. at or call 914.761.3707, ext 20.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi is available to hear cases in the NY Metro area and throughout the United States

Click here to view Hon. John P. DiBlasi’s bio.


Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) offers litigants a nationwide panel of nearly 2,500 top-tier former judges and practicing specialists uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. The company maintains rosters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and in major cities around the world, with specific expertise in the areas of Complex Commercial, Construction, Employment, Entertainment, Financial Services, International, Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury (including 3rd party and 1st party actions), Professional Liability and Real Estate dispute resolution.

NAM actively works with more than 8,000 commercial entities, including more than 50% of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM is often an indispensable resource for parties seeking cost-effective alternatives to expensive and often time-consuming litigation.

NAM was ranked as one of the top 2 ADR firms in the United States per the National Law Journal’s Annual Reader Rankings Survey for the second straight year. Consistent with being the nation’s premier ADR provider, NAM was also selected as the top ADR firm for the last 4 consecutive years in the New York Law Journal Rankings Survey.

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