Mediation in the Community: What Is It and How Can It Help?

Mediation in the Community
What is it, and How Can it Help?

Tuesday, May 13 – 6-8:00 p.m.

The Brooklyn Bar Association’s Meeting Hall

123 Remsen Street
Brooklyn Heights, New York 11201

By Subway: 2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall – A,C,F to Jay Street – R to Court Street

All members of the public are invited to attend an informational lecture on the mediation process, and how mediation may be a better alternative than formal court or administrative proceedings.

Reservations are recommended

To Reserve a Seat or for More Information Contact:
Avery Eli Okin, Esq., CAE
e-mail: – phone: (718) 624-0675

A panel of experts including mediation practitioners, trainers and educators, and program administrators will explain how to avoid costly proceedings by mediating neighbor disputes, family matters, special education needs, attorney client disputes and even criminal cases:

Michele Kirschbaum, New York Peace Institute, Director of Programs
Barbara Odwak, Brooklyn Bar Association, Chair, Mediation Committee
Rebecca Price, US District Court, Manhattan, Mediation Supervisor

Light Refreshments will be served

This program is a joint presentation of the Brooklyn Bar Association, The Brooklyn Bar Association Foundation Law Committee, The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, and the Brooklyn Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service