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March 10 Symposium on Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Different Legal Practice Areas

February 15, 2010 – 
Four top practitioners of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) will discuss the innovative use of ADR in diverse practice areas at the annual symposium of the Rutgers Conflict Resolution Law Journal, to be held from 5 – 8 pm on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at Rutgers School of Law–Newark.

Admission is free and open to the public. Attending practitioners may earn CLE credit as the program has been approved for 2 credit hours substantive in Pennsylvania, which affords New Jersey and New York CLE credit through the reciprocity and approved jurisdiction policies of those jurisdictions. Online registration is requested by March 1 at http://pegasus.rutgers.edu/~rcrlj/rsvp.html.

What:  “ADR in Action: Where the rubber meets the road,” sponsored by the Rutgers Conflict Resolution Law Journal 
Who:  Mark Clemente, Clemente Mueller, P.A., on the use of ADR in resolving personal injury and automobile-related disputes
David Rivkin, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP, on his arbitration experience with Olympics anti-doping disputes and the use of ADR in international dispute resolution
John E. Sands, Arbitrator and Mediator, on the ways in which ADR can be used creatively to resolve labor-management disputes
Pat Westerkamp, Arbitrator and Mediator, on how ADR can be used to resolve employment-related disputes before the parties have to go to litigation
A.S. Cohen, Oxfeld Cohen, PC and Adjunct Professor, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, moderator 
When:  5 – 8 pm, Wednesday, March 10, 2010 
Where:  Baker Trial Courtroom, Rutgers School of Law–Newark