Hal Abramson, a Professor of Law at Touro Law Center, NY, has conducted mediation trainings throughout the United States and on five continents (17 countries). He is an active commercial mediator. He has been selected for the International Who’s Who of Commercial Mediation since its inaugural year in 2011, is member of the West Coast Resolution Group in San Diego, and serves on the AAA mediation roster. He has chaired numerous national and international ADR committees including chairing the IMI Task Force that launched the first ever program for certifying inter-cultural mediators.
For his contributions to the field of dispute resolution, he received the 2013 Peace Builder Award from the New York State Dispute Resolution Association. His widely used book, MEDIATION REPRESENTATION, received the annual book award from the CPR International Institute for Conflict Resolution and Prevention. He serves as the first scholar-in-residence for the International Academy of Mediators and as a Senior Saltman ADR Scholar at UNLV.