Even though mediation has not yet been heavily utilized by the co-op and condo community, there are many choices for effective mediators. Specifically for co-ops and condos, any party can request a mediator through the New York City Bar Association's Co-op and Condo Mediation Project. To find out more about this, contact Elizabeth Dorfman at (212) 382-6772 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Furthermore, mediation may always be initiated under the auspices of agencies such as the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, or National Arbitration & Mediation; there are also nonprofit and private companies, law school clinics, and solo practitioners who offer mediation services. Mediate.com provides information on local mediators as well as information on mediation in general. Finally, for a nonprofit organization funded by the Community Dispute Resolution Centers Program, the New York State Uniformed Court System website has a directory of CDRCP providers.
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