4 Half Day Part 146 Divorce Mediation Training Program

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4 Half Day Part 146 Divorce Mediation Training Program

Start 07/24/2023 - 9:00 AM
End 07/27/2023 - 1:00 PM

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Monday, July 24, 2023; 9:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Tuesday, July 25, 2023; 9:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Wednesday, July 26, 2023; 9:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Thursday, July 27, 2023; 9:00 AM — 1:00 PM



  • Final placement on any court roster is at the discretion of the local Administrative Judge;
  • Participation in a course does not guarantee placement on a local court roster;
  • Some courts may require additional training and experience beyond Part 146’s requirements;
  • Acceptance on court rosters may depend on a court’s need for mediators at any given time and may include a particular court’s need for mediators with specific case-type training or experience.


Professor Robert K. Collins’ Divorce Mediation Program is Part 146 Approved for 16 Hours of Additional Mediation Training, 11/12/19-11/11/24


This four half-day Divorce Mediation Training course (Monday – Thursday) will cover the basics of New York divorce law, and explore a systematic approach to applying forty specific techniques to overcome the challenges of mediating the complex set of issues presented by divorcing couples. The program is designed for attorneys previously trained as mediators who wish to expand their practice into the field of divorce mediation.


Participants will learn how to help couples reach detailed consensus on issues regarding the parenting of their children, an equitable distribution of the property and liabilities, division of retirement assets, responsibilities for basic and extraordinary child expenses, spousal assistance, health insurance coverage, tax questions, and the strategic timing of a divorce. They will also be introduced to the fine art of drafting a Settlement Agreement, and learn about the bundle of papers needed to obtain an uncontested divorce decree for the parties, as well as ethical considerations.


Learning will take place through lecture, discussion, role play simulations, analysis of videos of actual mediations, and reference to a 400-page training manual that distills the instructor’s thirty-seven plus years of experience as a divorce mediator in Manhattan.


Tuition Assistance Available for Qualified Individuals



Robert Kirkman Collins, Professor of Practice and Founder and Director of the Divorce Mediation Clinic at Cardozo Law School


Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s ADR Committee



18 NY Credits: 2 Ethics; 13 Skills; 3 PP; Transitional and Non-transitional; 18 NJ Credits: 2 Ethics; 16 General



To register: click the Register button below. The website will prompt you to log in or create an account to complete the checkout. If you are not a member, please join the membership before completing the checkout to take advantage of the member’s price. Registration closes 30 minutes before the program.

For technical and account-related issues, please get in touch with us at dradjabov@nycla.org

Webinar Link: After completing the checkout, you will receive a separate email with webinar access instructions. That email will arrive closer to the program start time. If you are still waiting to receive an access email 30 minutes before the program, please email cle@nycla.org.

Course Materials: We will email the link to download course materials 30 minutes before the program starts.

CLE Certificates (if applicable): After verifying your attendance, we will add your certificate to the “Download CLE Certificates” page, which you can access from your “My Account” page.

Member $795
Non-member $895
NYCLA ADR Committee Member $750

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