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Mediation Settlement Day Photo Gallery


Landmarks throughout New York State are lit in blue in observance of Mediation Settlement Day (MSD) and to increase awareness about mediation as an alternative for solving conflicts and disputes.

 

Albany: Albany Law School

Albany

 

Buffalo: The American and Canadian sides of Niagara Falls

(Photo credit: B.F.D STUDIO)
Buffalo

 

Buffalo: Peace Bridge Connecting New York and Canada

(Photo credit: B.F.D. STUDIO)
Peace Bridge

 

Buffalo: Electric Tower

(Photo credit: B.F.D. STUDIO)
Electric Tower

 

Poughkeepsie: Mid-Hudson Bridge

Poughkeepsie

 

New York City: The Staten Island Ferry Terminals, Manhattan and Whitehall

Display of message inviting the public to learn about mediation.

New York City

 

New York City: 7 World Trade Center

New York City

 

Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event October 7, 2014

(L-R) Julie Crotty, FINRA; Honorary Chair Hon. Sol Wachtler, Distinguished Adjunct Professor at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center Dan Weitz, Statewide ADR Coordinator for the NYS Unified Court System; and the Frontline Champion Award recipient Kenneth Andrichik, Senior Vice President, Chief Counsel, and Director of Mediation Strategy, FINRA Dispute Resolution.

group photo

 

Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event October 8, 2013

(L-R) Kenneth Andrichik, FINRA; Frontline Champion Award recipient Commissioner Timothy Germany; mediator, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; Honorary Chair Kenneth R. Feinberg, Director of the One Boston Fund 2013, Special Master of the Federal September 11th Victim Compensation Fund 2001 and Founder and Managing Partner at Feinberg, Rozen, LLP; Julie Crotty, FINRA; and Dan Weitz, Statewide ADR Coordinator for the NYS Unified Court System.

2013 Group Photo

Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event October 17, 2012

(L-R): On hand for the event, from left, are Honorary Chair and keynote speaker Gary Belsky, Time.com columnist and author; Laverne Berry, entertainment and media business affairs attorney; Dan Weitz, Statewide Coordinator of ADR Programs for the NYS Unified Court System; Julie Crotty, Deputy Director of Mediation and Business Strategy for FINRA; Frontline Champion Award Recipient Roger M. Deitz, Esq., distinguished arbitrator and mediator; Lela P. Love, Professor of Law, Director of the Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution and the Cardozo Mediation Clinic; Andrea Garcia, Principal Court Analyst for the NYS Unified Court System Office of Public Affairs; Gregory Murray, Director for the NYS Unified Court System Office of Public Affairs.
2012 Group Photo

 

Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event 2011

(L-R): Lela Love, Director, Cardozo Law School's Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution; Dan Weitz, Statewide ADR Coordinator; Frontline Champion Award recipient Maria Volpe, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, Director of Dispute Resolution Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Mediation Settlement Day Honorary Chair Michael Sardo, Creator and Executive Producer of USA Network's Fairly Legal who delivered the keynote address; and Kenneth Andrichik, Senior Vice President, Chief Counsel and Director of Mediation and Strategy, FINRA.
2011 Group Photo

 

Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event 2010

(L-R): Dan Weitz, Statewide ADR Coordinator, Margaret Shaw Esq. JAMS mediator recipient of the Frontline Champion Award, Ken Andrichik, Director of Mediation and Strategy for FINRA Dispute Resolution and Mediation Settlement Day Honorary Chair New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, who delivered the keynote address.
Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event 2010

 

Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event 2009

(L-R): Dan Weitz, Statewide ADR Coordinator; Deborah Reik, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Julie Crotty, FINRA; Frontline Champion Award recipient Professor Lela Love, Director, Cardozo Law School’s Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution; Mediation Settlement Day Honorary Chair Hon. Ann Pfau, Chief Administrative Judge New York State Unified Court System; and Kenneth Andrichik, FINRA.
Mediation Settlement Day Kick-Off Event 2009