ADR Day XV: How Parties Make Decisions and Why They Go Awry

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

New Jersey Attorney Hanan M. Isaacs Leads Panel Discussion: Constructing Alimony Guidelines

Sponsored by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education: A Division of the New Jersey State Bar Association

15th Annual ADR Day

The 15th Annual ADR Day will be a day-long conference featuring presentations on the most recent issues involving ADR from recognized national and state experts. They will share proven strategies and conflict management techniques.

The conference will feature several presentations and 6 panels discussing the hot issues in alternative dispute resolution. The panel discussions provide opportunity for attendees to engage in discussion on topics importance. Here is a list of the workshops featured at ADR Day:

• Alimony Guidelines – Has their day come?

• Consensual Based Risk Allocation Model and Other Impasse Breakers to Multi-party Naysayers

• Divorce Mediation: Role Play by the Experts (law/finance/psychology)

• Problems in Arbitration

• The Intersection Between Neuroscience and Mediation: Implications for a Mediation Practice

• Understanding Oppositional Listening

Hanan M. lsaacs, M.A., J.D., A.P.M.
Hanan M. Isaacs, a New Jersey attorney, mediator, and arbitrator, will be a featured panelist at the upcoming ADR Day, How Parties Make Decisions and Why They Go Awry. Mr. Isaacs will be a panelist for the discussion centered on Constructing Alimony Guidelines.

Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Specialist, Hanan M. Isaacs is a mediator, arbitrator and trial lawyer with offices in Kingston, New Jersey. His law practice emphasizes employment litigation, business litigation, personal injury law, family law and alternative dispute resolution in those fields. Mr. Isaacs has served as a consultant to the CPA and general business community as a dispute resolution expert, including the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce. He has trained hundreds of CPAs, human resources professionals, lawyers and other business community members in the art and craft of negotiation, mediation, arbitration, conflict resolution, dispute systems design, ethics and practice building.

An experienced commercial and personal injury arbitrator, formerly for the American Arbitration Association’s New Jersey Regional Office; Mr. Isaacs is also an Accredited Professional Mediator in general civil and divorce matters by the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (NJAPM). He is the Association’s Past President and a Past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, where he was the recipient of the Section’s 1999 ADR Practitioner of the Year Award. He served as a member of the Supreme Court’s Complementary Dispute Resolution (CDR) Committee from 1996 to 2000.

A former Adjunct Professor in Rider University’s Law and Justice Program, Mr. Isaacs also taught at Seton Hall Law School. He serves as a Civil and Divorce Mediation Training Programs trainer for ICLE and as a Divorce Mediation Training Programs trainer for NJAPM. He is a Master of the Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution and the Mercer County American Inn of Court.

Mr. Isaacs received his B.A., with honors, from Rutgers College, his M.A. from Rutgers University and his J.D., with honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

To learn more about Kingston lawyer Hanan M. Isaacs, please visit

Program Details

WHERE: NJ Law Center, New Brunswick (S415-00U2)

WHEN: Friday, June 8th, 2012 – 9:00 am to 4:40 pm