Alternative Dispute Resolution



 Arbitration & Mediation
Through the Nassau County Bar Association

Time Saving & Cost Effective: The Nassau County Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Tribunal provides an opportunity for attorneys and their clients to use expeditious, time-saving and cost-effective arbitration or mediation to resolve disputes that might otherwise be litigated in the courts.

Resolves Disputes: Arbitration or mediation may be used for any problems that are  capable of being decided by a court, such as:


· Couples seeking divorce;

· Siblings and others battling over a will;

· Families arguing about financial and care decisions for disabled members;

· business and commercial

· labor and employment

· landlord-tenant

· real estate

· construction

· health care

· foreclosure

· personal injury

· breach of contract

· products liability

· medical malpractice

· domestic relations

· estates and trusts

               · and more!

Mediation is a process where a neutral third-party mediator works with the parties to reach a mutually agreeable settlement, then works with the parties and their counsel to formulate a binding stipulation of settlement that may be filed with the court. If a settlement is not reached, the mediator has no authority to impose one.

In arbitration, the arbitrator hears evidence and receives testimony, much like a judge, and makes a decision that is binding on the parties.

The NCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution services are available to the public as well as to all legal professionals. The panels of arbitrators and mediators are highly skilled and qualified attorneys, admitted to the New York bar a minimum of 10 years and screened by the NCBA Judiciary

Access a retunable mediation or arbitration form:
Agreement to Mediation   -  Agreement to Arbitration

For more information, download a brochure.

To get started, contact Demi Tsiopelas,  516-747-4070 or











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