The Cardozo Dispute Resolution Society (CDRS) is a student chapter of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section that broadens educational and professional opportunities for students. Members of the CDRS create programs that complement the curriculum, including skill-developing workshops and panels with experts who explore specialized areas or respond to current events.  The Society also supports various ABA competitions and advances such recent initiatives as brown bag lunches with ADR practitioners, mediation workshops, a film festival that relates to ADR, and teaching dispute resolution in local middle and high schools.  CDRS is also a university chapter of Mediators Beyond Borders, an organization that partners with communities in troubled locations to build their conflict resolution capacity.

Contact CardozoCDRS@gmail.com

- See more at: https://cardozo.yu.edu/student-life/student-organizations/cardozo-disput... Cardozo Dispute Resolution Society (CDRS) is a student chapter of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section that broadens educational and professional opportunities for students. Members of the CDRS create programs that complement the curriculum, including skill-developing workshops and panels with experts who explore specialized areas or respond to current events.  The Society also supports various ABA competitions and advances such recent initiatives as brown bag lunches with ADR practitioners, mediation workshops, a film festival that relates to ADR, and teaching dispute resolution in local middle and high schools.  CDRS is also a university chapter of Mediators Beyond Borders, an organization that partners with communities in troubled locations to build their conflict resolution capacity.

Contact CardozoCDRS@gmail.com
- See more at: https://cardozo.yu.edu/student-life/student-organizations/cardozo-disput...

The Cardozo Dispute Resolution Society (CDRS) is a student chapter of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section that broadens educational and professional opportunities for students. Members of the CDRS create programs that complement the curriculum, including skill-developing workshops and panels with experts who explore specialized areas or respond to current events.  The Society also supports various ABA competitions and advances such recent initiatives as brown bag lunches with ADR practitioners, mediation workshops, a film festival that relates to ADR, and teaching dispute resolution in local middle and high schools.  CDRS is also a university chapter of Mediators Beyond Borders, an organization that partners with communities in troubled locations to build their conflict resolution capacity.

Throughout the 2012-2013 academic school year, CDRS hosted many events introducing Cardozo students to Dispute Resolution courses and programs at the school.  Events included:

  • Welcome Lunch (9/12/12)
  • Talk on The Law of Alternatives: In Search of Identity in Dispute Resolution, Professor Michal Alberstein, Bar Ilan University (9/27/12)
  • Talk on Animals and Mediation with Michael Kaiser, Esq. (11/7/12)
  • Talk on Mediation and Mental Illness, Dan Berstein (1/16/13)
  • Talk on Alternative Careers in ADR, with alumna Serena K. Lee (2/4/13)
  • ADR Externships Info Session with Professor Lela Love (2/6/13)
  • Valentines Day divorce mediation film, Intolerable Cruelty, with pizza and candy (2/12/13)
  • Talk on ADR and African Dispute Resolution: Critical Comparisons, with Professor John Faris, Director of the Institute for Dispute Resolution in South Africa (2/27/13)
  • Talk on ADR in the Workplace, with Professor David Weisenfeld (3/7/13)
  • Presentation on Stories Mediators Tell, with Professor Lela Love and Glen Parker (3/18/13)
  • Talk on ADR and the Criminal Justice System, with Amy Attias (3/19/13)
  • Talk on Immigration & Mediation in the Second Circuit, with Vidya Kurella, Staff Counsel for the Second Circuit; and Attorney Matthew L. Guadagno (3/20/13)
  • Talk on Negotiation “How To” with Professor Simeon Baum (3/20/13)

For further information about CDRS, please contact CardozoCDRS@gmail.com.