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62 Mediators

 
First Name: Kenneth
Middle: M
Last Name: Alweis
Office: Goldberg Segalla LLP
Address: 5786 Widewaters Parkway
Syracuse, NY 13214
Phone: 315-413-5410
E-Mail: kalweis@goldbergsegalla.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Aug 13, 1987
State Bar Date: Feb 1, 9186
Circuit Bar Date: Feb 6, 2009
Other Bar(s): 04/06/1987 WDNY
Mediation Experience:
NDNY since 1998 Retained by other attorneys since approximately 1998 I have mediated roughly 25-35 matters in the past 7 years
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First Name: Ross
Middle: P
Last Name: Andrews
Office: Satter & Andrews, LLP
Address: 217 S. Salina St., 6th Fl.
Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315-471-0405
E-Mail: randrews@satterandrews.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Dec 10, 1993
State Bar Date: Jan 26, 1993
Circuit Bar Date: Oct 25, 2010
Other Bar(s):  D.C., 4th and 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; several other District Courts
Mediation Experience:
I have been a volunteer mediator for the NDNY mediation program for at least 4 years. I have mediated at least 12 cases during that time.
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First Name: Scott
Middle: A
Last Name: Barbour
Office: McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C.
Address: 677 Broadway, Suite 500
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-447-3213
E-Mail: Barbour@mltw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 22, 1985
State Bar Date: Jan 30, 1985
Circuit Bar Date: Aug 5, 1987
Other Bar(s): 04/01/1991 U.S. Supreme Court
Mediation Experience:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, ADR panel-1998 to present, mediated 100+cases; Private mediations - 1998 to present- mediated 50 cases
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First Name: Robert
Middle: A
Last Name: Barrer
Office: Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
Address: One Park Place, 300 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-425-2704
E-Mail: rbarrer@hblaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Mar 22, 1983
State Bar Date: Feb 15, 1983
Circuit Bar Date: Aug 14, 1985
Other Bar(s):  WDNY 11/18/85; SDNY 04/15/91; EDNY 07/18/97; U.S. Supreme Court 07/08/88
Mediation Experience:
Since 2006, I mediated 15 matters under the former N.D.N.Y. Mandatory ADR program and also conducted several early neutral evaluations and one arbitration. In 2010, I received the Court's Pro Bono Service Award for my service to the Court. I have also mediated several private matters pending in New York State Supreme Court, and have participated in countless mediation proceedings as counsel to a party.
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First Name: Susan
Middle: F
Last Name: Bartkowski
Office: Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C.
Address: 450 New Karner Road- P.O. Box 15072
Albany, NY 12212
Phone: 518-608-8524
E-Mail: susan.bartkowski@townelaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jul 1, 1991
State Bar Date: Jan 1, 1991
Circuit Bar Date: May 1, 1998
Other Bar(s): 11/01/1997 Southern and Eastern District of New York
Mediation Experience:
I have served as a mediator/early neutral evaluator for the Northern District since the program began. I have served as a mediator in 4 matters in the past 7 years.
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First Name: Maureen
Middle: S
Last Name: Bonanni
Office: Thorn Gershon Tymann and Bonanni, LLP
Address: 5 Wembley Court; PO Box 15054
Albany, NY 12212-5054
Phone: 518-464-6770
E-Mail: maureen.bonanni@tglawyers.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 23, 1981
State Bar Date: Jan 20, 1981
Circuit Bar Date: Jun 27, 2006
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
In the last 7 years, I have, at the request of various Administrative Judges, mediated cases in the Supreme Court, New York State.
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First Name: Roger
Middle: W
Last Name: Bradley
Office: Melvin & Melvin, PLLC
Address: 217 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-422-1311
E-Mail: rbradley@melvinlaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 11, 1974
State Bar Date: Jan 13, 1970
Circuit Bar Date: Jun 13, 1975
Other Bar(s): 03/28/1979 Western District of New York
Mediation Experience:
I have served as a mediator for AAA for approximately two years, and for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York subsequent to my mediator training conducted by the NDNY in 2001. In the last 7 years, I have mediated approximately 7 cases and am currently assigned as mediator or Early Neutral Evaluator in the following cases: KT Construction v. Arsenal Contracting (ENE) (1:13-CV-191 (LEK)) and Versar, Inc. v. TSC Constructi...
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First Name: Scott
Middle: W
Last Name: Bush
Office: Corrigan, McCoy and Bush PLLC
Address: 220 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Phone: 518-477-4575
E-Mail: sbush@cmb-lawfirm.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Sep 7, 1984
State Bar Date: Jan 25, 1983
Circuit Bar Date: Mar 14, 1988
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
I have been a mediator for the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York ever since the Court instituted the ADR program. I cannot tell how nany cases I acted as mediator on as I do not keep track of them as I do not keep time on them.
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First Name: Karen
Middle: A
Last Name: Butler
Office: Thuillez,Ford,Gold,Butler and Monroe
Address: 20 Corporate Woods Blvd.
Albany, NY 12211
Phone: 518-455-9952
E-Mail: kbutler@thuillezford.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Mar 11, 1996
State Bar Date: Jan 1, 1996
Circuit Bar Date: Oct 10, 2003
Other Bar(s):  SDNY-09/22/03; U.S. Supreme Court-06/21/96
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First Name: William
Middle: J
Last Name: Cade
Office: Cade & Saunders
Address: 4 Pine Street
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-463-4481
E-Mail: wjcade@justice.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 17, 1972
State Bar Date: Jan 15, 1971
Circuit Bar Date: Jan 27, 1992
Other Bar(s):  NDNY, SDNY, WDNY, EDNY, District Court of Vermont, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Mediation Experience:
Over the past four plus decades, Bill has been involved in countless mediations and deliberations, participated as a mediator, as a plaintiff's attorney and as a defense attorney. He was on the NDNY Pro Bono mediation program and has mediated cases from legal fees to FELA matters.
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First Name: George
Middle: F.
Last Name: Carpinello
Office: Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
Address: 30 S. Pearl St.
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-434-0600
E-Mail: gcarpinello@bsfllp.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 18, 1976
State Bar Date: Feb 18, 1976
Circuit Bar Date: Apr 15, 1985
Other Bar(s): 06/04/2003 Federal Court (SDNY)
Mediation Experience:
George Carpinello has been a member of NDNY Early Neutral Evaluation Panel since its inception. His main practice area is civil litigation. He is involved in all aspects of civil litigation, including: business litigation; antitrust; securities; intellectual property; civil rights; corporate dissolution; Native American law; environmental law and land use. Mr. Carpinello has both an active trial and appellate practice. He has represented two ...
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First Name: Valerie
Middle:
Last Name: Cross Dorn
Office: Office of University Counsel, Cornell University
Address: 300 CCC Building, Garden Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: 607-255-2796
E-Mail: vlc1@cornell.edu
 
Federal Bar Date: Aug 27, 1991
State Bar Date: Jan 1, 1991
Circuit Bar Date: Oct 1, 2000
Other Bar(s):  US Supreme Court 6/26/2000
Mediation Experience:
I have been a mediator with the NDNY since the program began in 2000 and have mediated one or two cases per year since that time. I also sat on a 3-person arbitration panel to resolve a case in Sept. 2003. In addition, I have been a party at mediations conducted in the NDNY and other federal courts, and by the JAMS program.
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First Name: Gustave
Middle: J
Last Name: DiBianco
Office: Law Office of Gustave J. DiBianco
Address: 62 Cherry Tree Circle
Liverpool, NY 13090
Phone: 315-652-8082
E-Mail: pastchiefnd09@gmail.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Nov 13, 1972
State Bar Date: Jun 15, 1963
Circuit Bar Date: Jun 15, 1973
Other Bar(s): 06/01/1981 U.S. Supreme Court
Mediation Experience:
NDNY - 22 years as a US Magistrate Judge, I conducted approximately 200 settlement conferences during the 22 years I was a Magistrate Judge, which were very similar to mediation sessions, in the past 7 years I conducted approximately 30 settlement conferences
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First Name: Lisa
Middle:
Last Name: DiPoala Haber
Office: Gilberti Stinziano Heintz & Smith, P.C.
Address: 555 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13202-2159
Phone: 315-442-0100
E-Mail: lhaber@gilbertilaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jul 14, 1994
State Bar Date: Jan 11, 1990
Circuit Bar Date: Apr 30, 1996
Other Bar(s):  WDNY 08/06/1990, SDNY 09/25/2007, 7th Circuit 02/26/1993
Mediation Experience:
No previous experience.
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First Name: Judith
Middle: G
Last Name: Erba
Office: Erba Law Office
Address: P.O. Box 103
Fayetteville, NY 13066
Phone: 315-682-0550
E-Mail: erbaesq@gmail.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 9, 1982
State Bar Date: Jun 25, 1981
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  US Supreme Court, 06/16/1997
Mediation Experience:
Experience (past/present): Arbitrator: New York State Supreme Court & City Court (5th / 7th Judicial District, New York State), since 1995; Mediator, Arbitrator & Early Neutral Evaluator: United States District Court, Northern District of New York, since 2002; Certified Mediator, NYS Unified Court System Center for Dispute Settlement, New York State 7th Judicial District, since 2006; Private Practice, Syracuse, NY and Rochester, NY; ...
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First Name: Salvatore
Middle: D
Last Name: Ferlazzo
Office: Girvin and Ferlazzo, P.C.
Address: 20 Corporate Woods Boulevard
Albany, NY 12211
Phone: 518-462-0300
E-Mail: sdf@girvinlaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 1, 1982
State Bar Date: Feb 1, 1982
Circuit Bar Date: Jun 14, 1991
Other Bar(s):  Southern District- 1990; Eastern District 1995; Western District 1999; US Court of Federal Claims 1995
Mediation Experience:
Northern District of New York since approximately 2003. In addition, I have been retained by private attorneys as a mediator in Albany and Buffalo. I have conducted approximately 40 mediations over the years.
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First Name: catherine
Middle:
Last Name: gale
Office: Gale Gale & Hunt
Address: PO Box 6527
Syracuse, NY 13217
Phone: 315-637-3663
E-Mail: cgale@gghlawoffice.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 1, 1980
State Bar Date: Feb 1, 1979
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s): 04/04/1988 NYS: 2/01/1979; PA 12/19/1996
Mediation Experience:
I have acted as an early neutral evaluator for the Federal District Court, Northern District, on approximatley 25 cases.
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First Name: Carolyn
Middle: B
Last Name: George
Office: Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP
Address: 100 Great Oaks Boulevard - Suite 124
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518-377-2225
E-Mail: cgeorge@friedmanhirschen.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Nov 5, 1979
State Bar Date: Feb 20, 1979
Circuit Bar Date: Apr 25, 1983
Other Bar(s): 12/01/2008 District Court - SDNY 12/01/2008
Mediation Experience:
I have been on the arbitration/mediation panel for Albany City Court since about 1980. I am assigned approximately 20 cases per year. I have mediated previously in federal court.
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First Name: Stephen
Middle: D
Last Name: Gerling
Office: Retired
Address: 7 Slaytonbush Rd.
Whitesboro, NY 13492
Phone: 315-941-6057
E-Mail: sdg51942@yahoo.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 26, 1970
State Bar Date: Jun 20, 1968
Circuit Bar Date: May 10, 1978
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
In the past seven years I have mediated countless disputes both as Federal Bankruptcy Judge and more recently as a Chapter11 Trustee.
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First Name: Alan
Middle: J
Last Name: Goldberg
Office: Sugarrman Law Firm
Address: 211 W. Jefferson St
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-474-2943
E-Mail: agoldberg@sugarmanlaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 4, 1953
State Bar Date: Jan 3, 1953
Circuit Bar Date: Jan 4, 1990
Other Bar(s):  Western District
Mediation Experience:
Northern District for about 10 years. I have mediated several matters privately. I would estimate that I have mediated approximatly 15 matters in the last seven years
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First Name: James
Middle: E
Last Name: Hacker
Office: Hacker Murphy, LLP
Address: 7 Airport Park Boulevard
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: 518-783-3843
E-Mail: jhacker@hackermurphy.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 1, 1985
State Bar Date: Jan 1, 1985
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
I have served as a mediator in Federal Court for approximately 15 years; I have mediated and arbitrated state cases for approximately the same time period. I currently average between 75 to 100 cases a year.
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First Name: Stephen
Middle: T
Last Name: Helmer
Office: Mackenzie Hughes LLP
Address: 101 South Salina Street, Suite 600
Syracuse, NY 13031
Phone: 315-233-8286
E-Mail: shelmer@mackenziehughes.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Apr 15, 1983
State Bar Date: Feb 15, 1983
Circuit Bar Date: Feb 23, 1996
Other Bar(s):  Supreme Court 2003
Mediation Experience:
The applicant has served as a mediator in approximately 15 civil cases at the request of various attorneys. The applicant estimates that 80 percent the cases he has mediated settled either at the mediation or shortly thereafter. Those cases were primarily venued in New York State Supreme Court or the United States District for the Northern District of New York, and all of those cases were mediated in the past seven years. The applicant is ...
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First Name: David
Middle: R
Last Name: Homer
Office: Capital District ADR, LLC
Address: 20 Corporate Woods Boulevard, Fifth Floor
Albany, NY 12211
Phone: 518-810-0507
E-Mail: dhomer@capitaldistrictadr.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Sep 1, 1979
State Bar Date: Feb 1, 1976
Circuit Bar Date: Sep 1, 1979
Other Bar(s):  Ninth Circuit - 1978
Mediation Experience:
1. U.S. District Court, N.D.N.Y. 2. 1995 - 2012. Since September 2012, I have also mediated various cases pending in New York state courts. 3. Capital District ADR, LLC (a private mediation corporation associated with the Carter Conboy law firm). 4. Approximately 350.
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First Name: James
Middle: E
Last Name: Hughes
Office: Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Address: 1500 AXA Tower 1, 100 Madison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-565-4529
E-Mail: jhughes@hancocklaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Apr 2, 1984
State Bar Date: Apr 7, 1980
Circuit Bar Date: Jul 8, 2010
Other Bar(s): 01/26/1982 EDNY, SDNY
Mediation Experience:
Serving as volunteer mediator for the USDC NDNY. Serving as Arbitrator for AAA. Arbitrated/Mediated approximately 6 disputes in the past seven years.
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First Name: Jeffrey
Middle: E
Last Name: Hurd
Office: Burke, Scolamiero, Mortati & Hurd, LLP
Address: 7 Washington Square, PO Box 15085
Albany, NY 12212
Phone: 518-862-1386
E-Mail: jeff@bsmhlawfirm.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 24, 1994
State Bar Date: Jan 24, 1994
Circuit Bar Date: Apr 24, 1997
Other Bar(s):  Federal Court (WNDY)(EDNY)(SDNY)
Mediation Experience:
United States District Court Northern District of New York Pro Bono Mediation Program - 8 years Private Mediator - New York State Supreme Court (various countires) - 5 years - 17 disputes.
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First Name: Michael
Middle: J
Last Name: Hutter
Office: Powers & Santola, LLP
Address: 39 North Pearl St.
Albany, NY 12054
Phone: 518-465-5995
E-Mail: mhutter@powers-santola.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 16, 1983
State Bar Date: Feb 1, 1971
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
None
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First Name: Paul
Middle: D
Last Name: Jureller
Office: Thorn, Gershon, Tymann and Bonanni
Address: 5 Wembley Ct.
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518-464-6770
E-Mail: paul.jureller@tglawyers.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Mar 1, 1993
State Bar Date: Jan 1, 1993
Circuit Bar Date: Apr 1, 1998
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
NY - State and Federal Court. From approximately 2006-present. Primarily serve as a mediator for private litigants involved in civil disputes. Have mediated approximately 20-30 cases in the time frame in question.
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First Name: Mitchell
Middle: J
Last Name: Katz
Office: Menter, Rudin & Trivelpiece, P.C.
Address: 308 Maltbie Street
Syracuse , NY 13204
Phone: 315-474-5810
E-Mail: mkatz@menterlaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 13, 1987
State Bar Date: Jan 15, 1987
Circuit Bar Date: Dec 20, 1993
Other Bar(s):  WDNY 11/23/1987; SDNY 11/21/2011; EDNY 1/25/2012; US Supreme Court 2/21/2012
Mediation Experience:
I am a trial lawyer, whose practice is concentrated in commercial and finance litigation. I am a business lawyer and problem solver. I have participated in many private and court sponsored mediations as an advocate. I have received training as a mediator and in negotiation strategy. Given my willingness to listen and my ability to see a problem from all sides, plus my vast experience in commercial and finance law issues, I will provide an eff...
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First Name: Judith
Middle: A
Last Name: La Manna
Office: Rivette & Rivette, PC
Address: 224 Harrison Street (#306)
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-451-5552
E-Mail: lamanna@rivette.us
 
Federal Bar Date: Jul 10, 1998
State Bar Date: Feb 15, 1983
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  Oneida Nation Court 2/16/10
Mediation Experience:
Mediator: My mediation practice began in 1974 with the National Center for Dispute Settlement (through 1984) as my practice as an Arbitrator developed. Beginning in 1981 and to date, I have been a Mediator for the New York State Public Employment Relations Board and have engaged in the mediation of numerous public sector labor contracts in that capacity. In 1995 I became a volunteer mediator and Early Neutral Evaluator for the USDC-NDNY, and ...
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First Name: Cynthia
Middle: S
Last Name: LaFave
Office: LaFave, Wein & Frament, PLLC
Address: 2400 Western Avenue
Guilderland, NY 12084
Phone: 518-869-9094
E-Mail: clafave@lwflegal.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Mar 12, 1982
State Bar Date: Feb 19, 1982
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
I have been involved in dozens if not hundreds of mediations over my 32 years as an attorney. I have been involved in mediations as both a plainitiff's attorney and as a defense attorney. I have done mediations on every level and with a multitude of clients, issues and cases. I have mediated small cases all the way up to significant multi-million dollar settlements arising out of mediation. I have participatied in mediations with many, many d...
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First Name: Ira
Middle: B
Last Name: Lobel
Office: Ira B. Lobel, Esq.
Address: 204 Milner Ave.
Albany , NY 12208
Phone: 518-439-8399
E-Mail: iralobel@gmail.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jul 15, 1975
State Bar Date: Jul 1, 1975
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
Since 2003, I have been engaged full time as a mediator/arbitrator, focusing primarily on labor and employment disputes. Prior to that, I spent 30 years as a mediator with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. During the last ten years, I have mediator approximately 10 -15 labor disputes per year between unions and employers. In addition, I have mediated about 5-10 civil cases per year in which lawyers or the American Arbitration Assoc...
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First Name: George
Middle: H
Last Name: Lowe
Office: Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Address: One Lincoln Center
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-218-8540
E-Mail: glowe@bsk.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jun 1, 1965
State Bar Date:
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
U.S. Magistrate Judge - 8 years NDNY Pro Bono Mediation Program - 10 years +
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First Name: Kevin
Middle:
Last Name: Luibrand
Office: Luibrand Law Firm, PLLC
Address: 950 New Loudon Road Suite 270
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: 518-783-1100
E-Mail: Kluibrand@Luibrandlaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 1, 1984
State Bar Date: Feb 1, 1984
Circuit Bar Date: May 7, 1993
Other Bar(s):  Florida 02/1991
Mediation Experience:
Over the past 15 years+ , I have mediated approximately 20 cases, and been a litigant within a mediation on atleast 40 federal cases. In NYS Supreme court over the past 15 years, I have mediated 7 cases and been a litigant on 5 mediations.
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First Name: Bernard
Middle: J
Last Name: Malone
Office: Whiteman Osterman & Hanna
Address: One Commerce Plaza
Albany, NY 12260
Phone: 518-487-7688
E-Mail: bmalone@woh.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 20, 1973
State Bar Date: Feb 11, 1973
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
I served as the mediator in a commercial case involving ongoing litigation in NYS Supreme Court, Albany, NY between two real estate listing corporations in the summer, 2013. This was my first mediation.
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First Name: Susanna
Middle: L
Last Name: Martin
Office: Susanna Martin
Address: 6662 Westfall Road
Altamont, NY 12009
Phone: 518-424-6725
E-Mail: susannalmartin@gmail.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 1, 1982
State Bar Date: Jan 1, 1982
Circuit Bar Date: Jan 6, 1984
Other Bar(s):  
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First Name: Albert
Middle: J
Last Name: Millus, Jr.
Office: Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP
Address: P.O. Box 5250
Binghamton, NY 13902-5250
Phone: 607-231-6724
E-Mail: amillus@hhk.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 23, 1984
State Bar Date: Jan 27, 1984
Circuit Bar Date: Sep 4, 1985
Other Bar(s): 02/23/1987 United States Supreme Court
Mediation Experience:
I do not believe I have served as a mediator.
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First Name: Julian
Middle: B
Last Name: Modesti
Office: Menter, Rudin & Trivelpiece, P.C.
Address: 308 Maltbie Street, Suite 200
Syracuse , NY 13204-1498
Phone: 315-474-7541
E-Mail: jmodesti@menterlaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: May 1, 1995
State Bar Date: Mar 16, 1995
Circuit Bar Date: Jul 11, 2001
Other Bar(s): 06/20/1995 WDNY
Mediation Experience:
1. U.S. District Court, NDNY (13 years); and Commercial Division of Supreme Court, County of New York (beginning 2013) 2. U.S. District Court, NDNY: 10 Commercial Division of Supreme Court, County of Onondaga: 1 Private mediation: 1
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First Name: John
Middle: L
Last Name: Murad, Jr.
Office: Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Address: 100 Madison Street, 1500 AXA Tower 1, Suite 1500
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-565-4543
E-Mail: jmurad@hancocklaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Mar 13, 1984
State Bar Date: Jan 1, 1984
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  Western District of New York
Mediation Experience:
Northern District of New York; New York State Supreme Court 2000 - 2013 Northern District of New York; Century Mediation Approximately 35
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First Name: Michael
Middle: J
Last Name: Murphy
Office: Carter Conboy
Address: 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
Albany, NY 12211
Phone: 518-465-3484
E-Mail: mmurphy@carterconboy.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Apr 5, 1983
State Bar Date: Jan 25, 1983
Circuit Bar Date: May 16, 2008
Other Bar(s):  WDNY, SDNY
Mediation Experience:
USDC NDNY and NY State Supreme Court from 2002-present. I have served as a court selected mediator and mediator chosen by the parties in state and federal litigation. I have handled approximately 3 mediations per year
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First Name: Terence
Middle: P
Last Name: O'Connor
Office: O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First, P.C.
Address: 20 Corporate Woods Boulevard
Albany, NY 12211
Phone: 518-465-0400
E-Mail: toconnor@oobf.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 6, 1984
State Bar Date: Jan 24, 1984
Circuit Bar Date: May 6, 1985
Other Bar(s): 04/25/2007 United States District Court, Western District of New York
Mediation Experience:
I have served as a mediator/arbitrator and early neutral evaluator for cases pending in the Northern District of New York since 1992. Over this period of time, I have mediated in the area of 75 cases. Over the past several years, I have been selected to mediate approximately 10-12 Federal Court cases per year. In addition to the above, I have been retained as a private mediator/arbitrator for cases pending in New York State Supreme Court. ...
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First Name: William
Middle: H
Last Name: Pease
Office: William H. Pease, Esq.
Address: 623 1st St.
Liverpool, NY 13088
Phone: 315-374-4248
E-Mail: whpease@outlook.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jul 1, 1974
State Bar Date: Jul 1, 1973
Circuit Bar Date: May 1, 1985
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
As chief of the Civil Division, U.S. Attorney's Office, NDNY, I engaged in numerous settlement conferences involving client agencies and private litigants. Some were extremely complex, involving many hours of conferencing over days, weeks and sometimes months of intense negotiation. In numerous cases, common ground was finally reached and the cases resolved without expensive and time consuming litigation. Since retiring from the USAO, I conducted...
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First Name: Richard
Middle:
Last Name: Pertz
Office: Richard Pertz, Esq.
Address: 12280 State Route 365
Remsen, NY 13438
Phone: 315-723-6949
E-Mail: rpertz@gmail.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Dec 27, 1977
State Bar Date: Nov 2, 1977
Circuit Bar Date: Dec 21, 1987
Other Bar(s):  SDNY and EDNY 10/17/90; WDNY 5/31/1978 US Sup.Ct.
Mediation Experience:
1) Supreme Court, Oneida County 2) 2011 3) Lawfirms in a personal injury litigation 4) 1
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First Name: James
Middle: T
Last Name: Potter
Office: Hinman Straub, PC
Address: 121 State Street
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-436-0751
E-Mail: jpotter@hinmanstraub.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 13, 1984
State Bar Date: Jan 20, 1981
Circuit Bar Date: Mar 28, 1989
Other Bar(s):  SDNY, EDNY, WDNY
Mediation Experience:
I have served as a mediator and early neutral evaluation in the Northern District since the inception of the program. In addition, I have mediated a number of private disputes. I estimate that I have handled between five and ten mediations in each of the last seven years.
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First Name: John
Middle: G
Last Name: Powers
Office: Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Address: 1500 AXA Tower I, 100 Madison St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-565-4547
E-Mail: jpowers@hancocklaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jun 13, 1997
State Bar Date: Feb 20, 1997
Circuit Bar Date: May 15, 2000
Other Bar(s): 12/31/1998 District of Columbia (1998); Southern District of New York (2003); Eastern District of New York (2003); Western District of New York (2003); USDC District of Columbia (1999); Federal Circuit (2004); US Supreme Court (2001)
Mediation Experience:
I have mediated numerous cases pending in the Northern District of New York as a court-approved mediator. I have also been selected as a mediator in cases pending in the New York State Court Commercial Division.
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First Name: Kathleen
Middle: M
Last Name: Ryan
Office: Thorn, Gershon, Tymann and Bonanni
Address: 5 Wembley Court
Albany , NY 12212
Phone: 518-464-6770
E-Mail: kathleen.ryan@tglawyers.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Mar 1, 1987
State Bar Date: Jan 1, 1987
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  
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First Name: Michael
Middle: W
Last Name: Schell
Office: Hancock Estabrook
Address: 90 S. Swan St
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: 518-269-3671
E-Mail: mschell@hancocklaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Aug 1, 1974
State Bar Date: Aug 1, 1974
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s): 04/01/1980 
Mediation Experience:
I have spent most of the last seven years in state government and have not served as a mediator. Previously I served as a mediator for this court, and also was a panel member in the AAA.
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First Name: Michael
Middle: J
Last Name: Sciotti
Office: Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
Address: One Park Place, 300 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-425-2774
E-Mail: MSciotti@HBLaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 28, 1992
State Bar Date: Jan 9, 1992
Circuit Bar Date: Sep 17, 1992
Other Bar(s): 12/04/1992 WDNY
Mediation Experience:
United States District Court, Northern District of New York: Handled 15 mediations and early neutral evaulations. Onondaga County Bar Association Attorney/Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program: Handled 3 arbitrations in last 5 years.
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First Name: Adam
Middle: R
Last Name: Shaw
Office: Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
Address: 30 South Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-434-0600
E-Mail: ashaw@bsfllp.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Sep 19, 1996
State Bar Date: Apr 13, 1994
Circuit Bar Date: Dec 28, 1998
Other Bar(s):  WDNY (3/3/1997); EDNY (2/6/2002) Ninth Circuit (7/2/2009)
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First Name: Paul
Middle: T
Last Name: Sheppard
Office: Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP
Address: 80 Exchange Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
Phone: 607-723-5341
E-Mail: sheppard@hhk.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Mar 25, 1988
State Bar Date: Feb 24, 1988
Circuit Bar Date: Aug 8, 1994
Other Bar(s): 07/12/1995 Pennsylvania, WDNY, SDNY, MDPA, EDPA, 3rd Circuit
Mediation Experience:
I have served as a mediator/arbitrator/early neutral evaluator for the NDNY since 2010.
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First Name: Mark
Middle: R
Last Name: Sonders
Office: Hacker Murphy, LLP
Address: 7 Airport Park Boulevard
Latham, NY 12110-0104
Phone: 518-783-3843
E-Mail: msonders@hackermurphy.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jul 1, 1973
State Bar Date: Jul 1, 1973
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
1. NDNY and NY State Supreme Court 2. 2010 to present 3. Litigation Resolution Services, LLC 4. 51 mediations
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First Name: Jame
Middle: L
Last Name: Sonneborn
Office: Bousquet Holstein PLLC
Address: 110 West Fayette St. Suite 900
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-422-1391
E-Mail: jsonneborn@bhlawpllc.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jun 8, 1975
State Bar Date: Sep 14, 1973
Circuit Bar Date: Oct 14, 1975
Other Bar(s): 02/28/1984 
Mediation Experience:
From 1978-80 I ran the Victim Witness Assistance Center in Syracuse where I trained mediators, supervised them, ran mediations and coordinated the program with the Syracuse City Court. I estimate that I conducted or supervised over 200 mediations in the time period although it may have been more. I have not mediated in the last seven years.
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First Name: Laura
Middle: L.
Last Name: Spring
Office: Sugarman Law Firm, LLP
Address: 211 West Jefferson St
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-362-8941
E-Mail: lspring@sugarmanlaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Nov 8, 1991
State Bar Date: Jan 1, 1987
Circuit Bar Date: Apr 30, 2012
Other Bar(s): 05/02/2012 WDNY
Mediation Experience:
Small Claims Court mediator 1991-3
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First Name: Joann
Middle:
Last Name: Sternheimer
Office: Deily & Glastetter, LLP
Address: 8 Thurlow Terrace
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518-436-0344
E-Mail: jsternheimer@deilylawfirm.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 18, 1997
State Bar Date: Aug 20, 1996
Circuit Bar Date: Dec 4, 1995
Other Bar(s): 02/28/1994 District of New Jersey - 4/4/1994; State of New Jersey - 2/28/1994
Mediation Experience:
I have participated in numerous mediations representing plaintiffs, defendants and bankruptcy trustees in commercial litigation and bankruptcy adversary proceedings in the Northern District of New York, Southern District of New York and the District of New Jersey. My experience representing parties on all sides of commerical matters allows me to view an issue from multiple perspectives, identify common ground and assist parties in reaching a pra...
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First Name: Daniel
Middle: J
Last Name: Stewart
Office: Brennan and White LLP
Address: 163 Haviland Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804
Phone: 518-793-3424
E-Mail: danielstewart@albany.twcbc.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Feb 22, 1989
State Bar Date: Mar 3, 1989
Circuit Bar Date: Jul 26, 1991
Other Bar(s): 05/01/1994 United States Supreme Court; District Court of Vermont
Mediation Experience:
I have been a mediator or early neutral evaluator in District Court for the Northern District for the last 12+ years. I have also been hired by insurance companies and private attorneys to do mediation or binding arbitration. In the last 7 years I have mediated approximately 55 cases.
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First Name: Paul
Middle: J
Last Name: Sweeney
Office: Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP
Address: P.O. Box 2039
Binghamton, NY 13902-2039
Phone: 607-723-9511
E-Mail: psweeney@cglawoffices.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Nov 27, 1992
State Bar Date: Jul 12, 1988
Circuit Bar Date: Jul 2, 2008
Other Bar(s):  
Mediation Experience:
I have mediated cases to settlement. As a trial attorney for over 25 years, who has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, I have also participated in and settled numerous cases at mediation, arbitration and pre-trial settlement conferences. Representative cases include tort and discrimination claims, business disputes, construction and real estate litigation, contract interpretation and labor and employment disputes.
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First Name: David
Middle: J
Last Name: Taffany
Office: Anderson, Moschetti & Taffany, PLLC
Address: 26 Century Hill Drive, Suite 206
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: 518-785-4900
E-Mail: taffany@amtinjurylaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Mar 18, 1985
State Bar Date: Feb 20, 1985
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  WDNY: 7/18/88; US Court of Appeals: 1/12
Mediation Experience:
I have mediated dozens of cases over the last seven years. I have not kept a precise record.
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First Name: Mia
Middle: D
Last Name: VanAuken
Office: Thorn Gershon Tymann and Bonanni, LLP
Address: 5 Wembley Court, New Karner Road, PO Box 15054
Albany, NY 12212
Phone: 518-640-8372
E-Mail: mia.vanauken@tglawyers.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Mar 25, 2003
State Bar Date: Jan 29, 2003
Circuit Bar Date: May 16, 2008
Other Bar(s):  
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First Name: MARK
Middle: T
Last Name: WALSH
Office: Gleason, Dunn, Walsh & O'Shea
Address: 40 Beaver Street, 4th Fl.
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-432-7511
E-Mail: mwalsh@gdwo.net
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 20, 1981
State Bar Date: Jan 20, 1981
Circuit Bar Date: Mar 30, 1982
Other Bar(s): 08/28/1998 U.S. Supreme Court
Mediation Experience:
I have served as mediator for various entities in various Courts, including the USDC for the Northern District of New York, from 2002 to the present. In the last seven years, I have served as mediator for approximately 15 matters.
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First Name: John
Middle: P
Last Name: Wegerski, Jr.
Office: Wegerski Law Firm
Address: 9663 Brewerton Road, P.O. Box 590
Brewerton, NY 13029-0590
Phone: 315-676-3991
E-Mail: john@wegerskilaw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 19, 1973
State Bar Date: Sep 12, 1972
Circuit Bar Date: NOT A MEMBER
Other Bar(s):  United States District Court WDNY 05/07/2004
Mediation Experience:
United State District Court NDNY approximately 2002 to present: dozens of disputes mediated/arbitrated/evaluated NYS Unified Court System - Fifth Judicial District 2009 to present: approximately 10 disputes mediated Onondaga County Bar Association/NYS Unified Court System Attorney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program 2012 to present: 1 dispute mediated Additional Information: State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division ...
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First Name: Robert
Middle: K
Last Name: Weiler
Office: Bousquet Holstein PLLC
Address: 110 West Fayette Street, One Lincoln Center, Suite 900
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-701-6312
E-Mail: rweiler@bhlawpllc.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Jan 31, 1978
State Bar Date: Jan 31, 1978
Circuit Bar Date: Mar 5, 2012
Other Bar(s):  WDNY 4/24/1978; SDNY
Mediation Experience:
My mediation history for which I have files as having participated is as follows: Unicom Energy Ohio vs. Roman Catholic Diocese 5 – Civ. Docket No. 02-CV-92, Northern Distrcit of New York(2002). John Doe, an Infant, by Christine Hickey, Guardian Ad Litem vs. the County of Jefferson, et. al. – Civ. No. 7:96-CV-482, Northern District of New York (2004). John Doe vs. Jefferson County Department of Social Services – no case number, Court u...
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First Name: Stewart
Middle: L
Last Name: Weisman
Office: Stewart L. Weisman, Attorney-At-Law
Address: 201 E. Jefferson Street, Suite 302
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-682-0652
E-Mail: sweisman@twcny.rr.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Apr 20, 1982
State Bar Date: Apr 1, 1981
Circuit Bar Date: Aug 1, 1999
Other Bar(s): 04/01/1991 U.S. Supreme Court
Mediation Experience:
1. ADR Program - NDNY; 10 disputes in last 7 years (1 dispute as ENE). 2. Onondaga County Fee Arbitration Resolution Program; since 2005; approximately 3 disputes in last 7 years
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First Name: David
Middle: J
Last Name: Wukitsch
Office: McNamee Lochner Titus & Williams
Address: 677 Broadway
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-447-3225
E-Mail: wukitsch@mltw.com
 
Federal Bar Date: Apr 5, 1982
State Bar Date: Feb 19, 1982
Circuit Bar Date: Jan 30, 1986
Other Bar(s):  Southern and Western Districts of New York
Mediation Experience:
Mediator, United States District Court Northern District of New York, Inception of ADR program to present, served as mediator in approximately 70 cases involving individuals, corporations and municipalities I am also an Acting City Court Judge in the City of Albany from 2007 to present and have mediated civil and small claims disputes in the Civil Part of Court
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