Localities Served: New York, Tri-State Area, Virtual Consultations and Mediation Sessions Anywhere.
ADAM J. HALPER., ESQ
Adam J. Halper is a mediator and an attorney. He works with individuals, attorneys, and businesses to help them resolve disputes. He has represented clients in a variety of litigation and transactional areas and brings strong business, legal and interpersonal acumen to client issues and conflicts. Currently, in addition to his private practice, he is on the roster of neutrals for the American Arbitration Association and for several State and Federal Courts.
Mr. Halper began his career representing domestic violence survivors at Legal Services-NYC, the nation’s largest public interest law firm. Prior to opening a private practice, he was the Director of the Legal Wellness Institute at The Family Center, a unique multidisciplinary organization that serves individuals and families affected by severe illness. There, he led a team of attorneys paralegals, law students and pro bono volunteers in the representation of thousands of New Yorkers. He has written extensively about his work with vulnerable populations, access to justice and mediation.
Civil Rights, 1983 Actions
Elder Law/Surrogate’s Court
Trust and Estates
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
February 6th, 2017
Co-Author, See You in H*ll: Preparing for Mediation
Co-Author, See You in H*ll: Preparing for Mediation, Mediate.com, with Lauren Groetch, February 6th, 2017.
Co-Author, How Mediation Changed Me as a Lawyer, New York State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Lawyer, with Caroline Oppenheim, October, 2017.
Co-Author, Side-Bar Learning
Co-Author, Side-Bar Learning: Lawyering Teaches You How to Live Well, ABA Before the Bar, with Caroline Oppenheim, December, 2017.
February 1st, 2018
Speaker, The Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York
Speaker, The Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, February 1st 2018.
March 5th, 2018
Speaker, The SDNY Mediation Program
Speaker, The SDNY Mediation Program, Quinn Emmanuel, LLP, March 5, 2018.
April 10th, 2018
Speaker, How Mediation Skills Enhance Litigation Skills
Speaker, How Mediation Skills Enhance Litigation Skills, Judicial Institute, OATH, April 10th, 2018.
May 9th, 2018
Moderator / Speaker, The Litigative DNA
Moderator/Speaker, The Litigative DNA, Fordham Law School, May 9th, 2018.
Speaker Advantages of Mediation in Resolving Wills, Trusts
Speaker, Advantages of Mediation in Resolving Wills, Trusts, Estates and Adult Guardianship Matters, Westchester County Bar Association, June, 2018.
Co-Author, The Crucial Prologue: Telling Your Story in the Pre-Mediation Statement, NYSBA Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Fall 2018, with Bart Eagle.
October 29th, 2018
Speaker, New York Law School
Speaker, Mediation Choices for Effective Representation and Advocacy, New York Law School, October 29th 2018.
November 15th, 2018
Speaker, Mediating Cases Under FLSA/NYLL
Speaker, Mediating Cases Under FLSA/NYLL, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, November 15th, 2018.
August 19th, 2019
Speaker, SDNY Mediation Program
Speaker, SDNY Mediation Program, Edson Queiroz Foundation Mediation Program - A unique joint program between Columbia Law School and Brazil’s Universidade de Fortaleza, August 19, 2019.
Sept. 26th -27th 2019
Coach for Mediation/Trainees
Coach for mediator/trainees, Westchester County Surrogate’s Court, Mediation Training, September 26th and 27th, 2019.
August 11th, 2020
How Do you Start When They Are Too Far Apart
Facilitator, How Do You Start When They Are Too Far Apart, SDNY Mediation Training, August 11th, 2020.
Co-Author, When the Numbers Are Not So High; Justice Nigh -- Seeking Justice from an Imperfect Justice System, NYSBA Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Summer, 2020, with Bart Eagle.
Make Online Mediation Work for You and Your Clients
Make Online Mediation Work for You and Your Clients, WCBA Bar Journal, with Donna Erez Navot, Winter, 2020.
Coach for Mediators / Trainees
Coach for mediators/trainees, New York State Bar Association, Commercial Mediation Training, March, 2021.
The Hard Question: When to Bring Evaluation
into the Mediation
The Hard Question: When to Bring Evaluation into the Mediation, ABA, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, with Bart Eagle, August, 2021.
ADMISSIONS & EDUCATION
New York State Bar
United States District Court for the Southern of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD (1997)
New York University, BA (1994)
445 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 1102
White Plains, New York 10601
Mediation Services Anywhere
NEW - Virtual Consultations