Charles Newman

ADR Training
AS TRAINEE: Center for Mediation in Law/Center for Understanding in Conflict. Intensive Mediation 40-hour Training. Over 30 hours per year in a variety of Continuing Legal Education and Continuing ADR Education courses. AS TRAINER, TEACHER, COACH, FACILITATOR, JUDGE OR CO-CONVENOR (past, present or continuing): Columbia Law School Clinical Instructor, EEOC Mediation. NYS Bar Ass'n Commercial Mediation Training (qualifies trainees to apply for NYS Commercial Division Panels). NYC Bar Ass'n (Association of the Bar of the City of New York) Basic Mediation Training. NYC Bar Ass'n Advanced Commercial Mediation Training (qualifies trainees to apply for NYS Commercial Division Panels.) Mr. Newman serves on the Continuing Education Committees of two mediator associations. Mr. Newman convene(d) or co-convene(d) monthly meetings of ADR practitioners and a peer group of divorce and other mediators. He occasionally makes presentations and serves on panels at mediation continuing education programs. Judge and coach at several law school and graduate school ADR competitions. EDNY FLSA Mediation Training - 2016.

Professional Training
New York University School of Law, J.D. Awarded Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellowship. Lehigh University, B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude.

Professional Experience
For more details, a .pdf of Mr. Newman's curriculum vitae is available at: Mr. Newman has been a business, real estate and divorce lawyer, mostly as a litigator, for more than forty years. He has been a court-appointed arbitrator for decades and has been a mediator, formally, since 2009. Mr. Newman served in 2000 -2001 as Vice President for Corporate Affairs for an Internet company that commercialized software developed at the Yale computer science department.

ADR Experience
Mr. Newman has a private commercial and divorce mediation practice, and is in private law practice in Manhattan. His practice includes representing parties in arbitration and mediation. Court of Appeals: Mr. Newman serves as one of the initial ten private mediators used by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a pilot program (now extended) to use Court-appointed mediators in addition to the Court's in-house attorneys as CAMP neutrals. U.S. District Courts: Mr. Newman is on the Panel of Mediators of the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. At the SDNY, he is on the Mediator Advisory Committee. He mediates a range of cases, including Labor and Employment, FLSA, Section 1983 police misconduct cases, etc. State Court: Mr. Newman is on the Panel of Mediators of the New York State Supreme Court, New York County Commercial Division. He is an arbitrator for the NYC Civil Court. He is a community mediator for the New York Center for Interpersonal Development, the official Community Dispute Resolution Center on Staten Island.

Other Information
The information in this section is excerpted from Mr. Newman's curriculum vitae, which is available as a printable, downloadable .pdf at: Member of the New York State Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Section, including service on the Executive (ex officio), Mediation and Negotiation Committees. Past and current activity with numerous other NYSBA Sections and Committees. Member of the ADR Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (New York City Bar) and service in the past on several other varied City Bar committees. Member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York and of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. For those and other mediation professional associations, several formal roles involving continuing professional education and publications. Miscellaneous community service such as board and committee membership for several public school organizations; president of residential cooperative corporation; youth sports administration; etc.