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This training program at the Center for Dispute Settlement (CDS) is designed as an overview of arbitration and the arbitration process. The training will address the types of arbitration and arbitration’s place in the ADR continuum. It will look in detail at the arbitration hearing process and the areas of issues and remedies, witness testimony, standards of proof, types evidence and their assessment, arbitration briefs, arbitrator record keeping and evaluation leading to the preparation of the arbitration award.
The training will also focus on the law governing arbitration in New York State with particular emphasis on those elements of the law of importance to arbitrators and the arbitration process. The application of arbitration to Lemon Law and Divorce will be discussed.
Additionally, the training will present the principles of deciding and writing arbitration awards with emphasis on legal and procedural requirements of the award, award format, writing style, addressing threshold arbitrability questions, use of boilerplate language, consideration and evaluation of posthearing briefs, the controlling nature of the issue and the permissible scope of remedies.
Participants will be encouraged to raise questions and engage in discussion of the material throughout the training presentation.
Presenter: Stephen P. LaLonde, Labor & Employment Arbitrator; LaLonde Dispute Resolution Services, LLC
Cost: $100.00 for CDRC Volunteers, $325.00 for non CDRC Volunteers