Mentorship | Mediation Settlement Day 2021

  • Thursday, October 21, 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Online



Please join us for ACR-GNY's 

2021 Mediation Settlement Day event!

This year's theme is:


Paying it Forward by Giving Back

Thursday, October 21st,

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (online)

We are proud to honor this year's Frontline Champion:

Alexandra Carter

Columbia Law School

Also featuring a panel of ADR leaders discussing mentorship, its Impact on the field, and consider the question:

How can we Increase Mentorship Access
and Broaden the Opportunities for Everyone?


Genesis Fisher, Founder and Principal Attorney, Fisher Law Practice, P.C. 


Alexandra CarterClinical Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Lisa Courtney, Statewide ADR Coordinator, NYS Unified Court System 
Antoinette DelruelleSenior Staff Attorney/Mediation Project, NYLAG 

Charles M. Newman, Principal, Charles M. Newman Law, Mediation & Arbitration Services

Iyana Titus, Assistant Commissioner, EEO, NYC Parks & Recreation

If you have any questions, please email us at


Emily Skinner, Carmen Rodriguez and Glen Parker

Co-chairs, Mediation Settlement Day

About Frontline Champion Award Recipient Alexandra Carter

Alexandra Carter is a Clinical Professor of Law and the Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia Law School. In 2019, Professor Carter was awarded the Columbia University Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching, Columbia’s highest teaching honor.  Her first book, Ask for More: Ten Questions to Negotiate Anything, was published by Simon & Schuster on May 5, 2020 and became an instant Wall Street Journal Business bestseller.


Professor Carter’s teaching and research interests lie in the field of alternative dispute resolution, primarily in mediation and negotiation. She is a leading trainer on negotiation and mediation for many from the private and public sectors, including the United Nations, where she has conducted dozens of workshops for more than 80 nations, U.S. courts and federal agencies.

Professor Carter is a frequent media commentator on negotiation and pay equity for women, with appearances on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and MSNBC Live, Hardball with Chris Matthews, the CBS Early Show and NPR Marketplace. She is a contributor for NBC News’ Know Your Value, a news site devoted to helping women grow in their careers and reach their full potential.


Alex exemplifies the spirit of this award as an exceptional individual who has made a meaningful impact on the field of mediation or helped others through their commitment to the effective practice of mediation.

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