New York State Bar Association Provides Grant for Development of Surrogate's Court Mediation Pilot Project
Mediation Center Executive Director Presents at Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference in Italy
Jody Miller, executive director of the Mediation Center of Dutchess County, conducted a presentation titled, “Mediating Commercial Cases in US Municipal Courts,” at the Alternative Dispute Resolution Models in China and Western Countries Practice Conference in Pisa, Italy on November 25 & 26. The conference was co-sponsored by the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, a sister school of Hofstra University, and the Confucius Institute in Pisa. Jody, with colleague Judy Saul, represented Hofstra University at the conference. Other presenters were from Italy, other EU countries and China and presentations were about the development of Alternative Dispute Resolution in China, the use of international arbitration and a critique of mediation as a barrier to access to justice.