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Leslie Berkoff Announces NYSBA’s 2023 Annual Mediation Tournament

Leslie Berkoff, a Partner of the firm and the Founder & Executive Director of the New York State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section’s Annual Mediation Tournament, is pleased to announce that the Tournament, which launched in 2019, will be held this year on March 3-4, 2023 at the offices of Hogan Lovells US LLP in New York City. The Tournament is open to law schools and LLM students nationwide and is unique in that it enables three-member teams of law students to develop and display both advanced mediation and advocacy skills while participating as mediators, advocates and in-house client representatives. A variety of cash prizes are awarded to the winning team and mediator, as well as an award for best mediation statement. Twelve teams are set to participate this year. “This is a truly wonderful opportunity for the students to earn valuable mediation experience, receive evaluations on their skills from some of the most respected experts in the field, and to network with top industry legal talents”, said Leslie Berkoff. Tournament sponsors include Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, Hogan Lovells US LLP and the American Arbitration Association.

To learn more about the NYSBA Mediation Tournament please visit the official event page here: NYSBA 2023 Mediation Tournament or contact Leslie Berkoff.



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