All in the Family: Intimate Parties, Intimate Issues and ADR

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The Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution is proud to present
The 2015 Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium.

Please join us on October 19, 2015 from 9:00am to 6:00pm for an exploration of:

· Changing Laws Around Same-Sex Marriage
· The Important Role of Mediation for Same-Sex Couples
· Domestic Violence, Cultural and Religious Tensions and ADR
· Ethical and Practice Issues for Divorce Mediation Training and Service
· Access to ADR and to Justice for Families
· The Role of Children in Mediation

This year, a 7pm piano recital by Robert K. Collins will follow the Symposium, offering a classical homage to “Music of Love and Longing”.


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David Hoffman
(Boston Law Collaborative, LLC)


Michael Broyde
(Center for the Study of Law and Religion,
Emory University)

Robert K. Collins
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law)

Herbie DiFonzo
(Professor, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University)

Rachel Green
(ReSolutions Mediation Services)

Joanna Grossman
(Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professor of Family Law,
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University)

Lela Love
(Director, Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution,
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law)

Jody Miller
(Mediation Center of Dutchess County)

Forrest Mosten
(Mosten Mediation)

Kelly Browe Olson
(Director of Clinical Programs and Associate Professor,
University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law)

Stacey Platt
(Associate Director, Civitas ChildLaw Clinic,
Loyola University Chicago School of Law)

Alla Roytberg
(Director, Small Law Firm Center of NYC Bar Association;
Law Firm and Mediation Practice of Alla Roytberg, P.C.)

Peter Salem
(Executive Director, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts)

Nadia Shahram
(Matrimonial Mediation Service of Buffalo, Inc.)

Jacqueline Silbermann
(Of Counsel, Blank Rome LLP;
Former Justice, Statewide Matrimonial Matters and
Supreme Court, Civil Term, New York County.)

Ed Stein
(Director, Gertrud Mainzer Program in Family Law, Policy, and Bioethics,
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law)

Abby Wittlin Tolchinsky
(Family Mediation, LLP)

Ellie Wertheim
(Family Mediation, LLP)

Zena Zumeta
(The Collaborative Workplace; Mediation Training & Consultation Institute;
Zena Zumeta Mediation)

To Register, Click Here

Congratulations to our 2015-16 Editorial Board and Staff on Completing Work Week!

Work Week 2015


After a rigorous training period, the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution is proud to announce the selection of our full 2015-16 Editorial Board and Staff:

3L Editorial Board:

  • Editor-in-Chief – Lara Traum
  • Executive Editor – Suleman Malik
  • Senior Articles Editor – Alexander Shapos
  • Senior Notes Editor – Sheena Ching
  • Symposium Editor – Robert Ellis
  • Articles Editors – Amanda Glaubach, Kai-Wen (Karen) Hsieh, Rachel Klein
  • Notes Editors – Alexandra Eisig, Allison O’Brien, David Rabbani
  • Business Editor – Mary Beth Winningham
  • Associate Editors – Micah Coffee, Noelle Forde, Maria Kozak, Jessica Moody, Lauren Valli

2L Staff Members:

  • Efraim Adler
  • Rushelle Bailey
  • Carlyle Balfour
  • Isaac Baskin
  • Juliana Blieberg
  • Harrison Braun
  • Elad Bronstein
  • Zachary Carlin
  • Jae Young Cho
  • Lay Hoon (Clara) Chua
  • Angelina Dalia
  • Emily Denn
  • Priyanka Desai
  • Richard Diorio
  • Benjamin Dynkin
  • Samantha Elie
  • Justin Gindi
  • Elana Glasser
  • Melanie Goldberg
  • Lindsay Goldbrum
  • Nicole Hertzberg
  • Keli Huang
  • Joseph Kamelhar
  • Brandon Kassimir
  • Emily Katz
  • Mendy Katzman
  • Shahnewaz Khan
  • Ahuva Kohanteb
  • Kristine Koopman
  • Michael Meyers
  • Jacob Onile-Ere
  • Spencer Pearlman
  • Amanda Rosencrans
  • Brian Salazar
  • Eitan Schreier
  • Danielle Siegler
  • Danielle Singer
  • Damali Slowe
  • Stephanie Sonsino
  • Daniel Spencer
  • Robert Spiesman
  • Eric Strum
  • Markus Suazo
  • David Swiedler
  • Alice Wade
  • Rachel Walker
  • Kelsey Weiner
  • Cecile Wortman
  • Solomon Zoldan