New York City Bar Diversity in ADR Scholarship


The City Bar is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to the upcoming Basic and Advanced mediation training programs in an effort to encourage diverse attorneys to consider adding Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to their practices. These programs are approved under Part 146 of the Rules of the Chief of the Chief Administrative Judge and satisfy the training requirements of many local court ADR panels. The offerings include:

For each of the below Mediation Trainings at the New York City Bar Association for 2017:

Two (2) Full Scholarships; &

Two (2) 50% Discount Scholarships (50% discount off of the regular live program member/nonmember price, the full price of which is noted below).

A wide variety of cultural and life experiences enrich the mediation process by bringing diverse perspectives to resolving disputes.

If you would like to be considered for the scholarship, please send your resume to Gabrielle Brown at by close of business on Friday, March 10. Please indicate if you are applying for the basic or advanced training. To read more about the trainings themselves, please see below:

Basic Mediation Training: Conflict Resolution Theory & Techniques

March 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2017 | 9 am - 5 pm Live Program: $1795 Member | $1995 Nonmember

Advanced Commercial Mediation Training

Wednesday, June 7Thursday, June 8 & Friday, June 9, 2017 | 9 am - 5 pm Live Program: $899 Member | $1099 Nonmember

Please contact Monica Parks or Gabrielle Brown with any questions or needs - we hope many of you will apply!