18th Annual Spring Conference Awards Reception and Dinner
7 PM GMT
PLEASE NOTE: Online registration is now closed. Tickets will be sold on site in Central Park East and West (2nd floor) beginning at 7am on Wednesday, April 6.
Join the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution to honor the 2016 Award recipients. The Reception and Dinner will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Yale Club of New York City, an historic building on Vanderbilt Ave at 44th Street.
During the Awards Reception and Dinner we will honor and celebrate the 2016 recipients of the ABA D’Alemberte Raven award, the ABA Lawyer as Problem Solver Award, and the JAMS Foundation Warren Knight Distinguished Service Award.
The 2016 D'Alemberte Raven Award Honors Laura Chasin
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution will bestow the 2016 D’Alemberte Raven Award to the late Laura Chasin, the founder of the Public Conversations Project, a non-profit organization promoting constructive dialogue on issues involving clashing values, world views, and identities, such as abortion, sexual orientation, immigration, gun safety, and religious tolerance.
The 2016 John W. Cooley Lawyer as Problem Solver Award Honors Judith Kaye and the Justice Center of Atlanta
The 2016 ABA Lawyer as Problem Solver Award recipients are the late Judith Kaye and the Justice Center of Atlanta. The award is given to an individual member of the legal profession and/or institution who has exhibited extraordinary skill in either promoting the concept of the lawyer as problem-solver or resolving individual, institutional, community, state, national, or international problems.
The JAMS Foundation Honors the New York Peace Institute with the Warren Knight Distinguished Service Award
The New York Peace Institute, one of the largest and most comprehensive mediation centers in the United States, offers a wide range of training, facilitation and mediation services for individuals and organizations throughout New York City and around the world. Since its beginning in 1981 as a mediation program for Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading victims service agency, the New York Peace Institute has provided conflict resolution and mediation training for thousands of individuals from all walks of life, empowering the people and institutions with which they work to develop creative and durable solutions to their disputes.