NEW YORK REGIONS & COUNTIES

MEMBER PROFILE: Hon. Joseph P. Spinola
 

Hon. Joseph P. Spinola
Resolute Systems, LLC
317 Madison Avenue, Suite 1720
New York, NY 10017

Tel: (212) 967-6799
Fax: (516) 222-0726
Email: jspinola@resolutesystems.com
www.spinolamediation.com

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ADR SERVICES & REGIONS SERVED
 
ADR Services:
MEDIATOR
ARBITRATOR
Early Neutral Evaluation
Discovery Referee
Mini Trial Judge
Special Master

 

Serving the following regions of New York:
New York City
Long Island
Hudson Valley

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CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Hon. Joseph P. Spinola has substantive case experience in the following areas:
Aviation
Commercial/Business
Construction
Contract Disputes
Divorce (High Asset)
Employment
Insurance
Labor/Unions
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Railroad & Trucking
Real Estate
Shareholder Disputes
Torts
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Joseph Spinola is a former Justice of the New York State Supreme Court.  He has extensive experience litigating and presiding over a wide array of civil disputes including complex, commercial, personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, business, employment, labor law, premises liability, insurance coverage, and financial matters. 

Joe Spinola has become one of the most popular and successful mediators in New York.  He was voted the #1 Mediator in New York by lawyers in the New York Law Journal 2011, 2012, & 2013 survey - and has developed a reputation for settling difficult cases.

Judge Spinola employs a combination of facilitative and evaluative mediation, supplemented by his 25 + years experience as a litigator and judge.  He also has the unique perspective of trying cases as a defense attorney, plaintiff s attorney, and judge which gives him the ability to understand all sides and aspects of the cases he mediates.

Education:

  • Association of Attorney Mediators - Two Day Advanced Mediation Training - August, 2012
  • The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals - Two Day Advanced Mediation Training - August, 2011 
  • International Academy of Mediators - Three Day Advanced Mediation Training - May, 2011
  • Commercial Mediation Training - New York State Bar - Three Day Advanced Mediation Training Course - March, 2011 
  • New York State Bar - How to Maximize Results in Arbitration and Mediation - October, 2010
  • Pepperdine University School of Law - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution - Three Day Advanced Mediation Training - October, 2010  
  • Hofstra University School of Law 1980-1983 - Degree J.D.
    Special Elective Seminars: Advanced Legal Research Course; Community Legal Assistance Corporation General Practice; National Institute of Trial Advocacy; Trial Techniques Course
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy Teacher Training Program 1992 Certification
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy Northeast Regional Program 1990 Certification
  • Hofstra University 1980 B.A. in History and Philosophy
    Honors: Cum Laude; Dean s List; Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society); High Achievement Award in Historical Writing; University Honors in Philosophy.

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • Mediator & Arbitrator, Resolute Systems, LLC 
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association - Dispute Resolution Section 
  • New York County Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy Advocates Association
  • Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors-New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers (2008-2009)


HONORS & AWARDS:

  • 2003 - Italian Court Officers of Nassau County
  • 2004 Columbia Association, New York City Police Department
  • 2004 Hofstra University George M. Estabrook Distinguished Service Award
  • 2004 Citations/Congressman Peter King and Exec. Thomas Suozzi for Distinguished Service
  • 2007 Long Beach Lawyers Association Man of the Year Award
  • 2007 Proclamation from Senator Dean G. Skelos for Outstanding Service
  • 2007 Citation from Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg for Outstanding Community Service
  • 2008 Hofstra Law School Intensive Trial Techniques Program - Outstanding Trial Skills & Leadership Award
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 - Voted #1 Mediator in New York by lawyers in the New York Law Journal annual survey
  • 2013 - Named as a Super Lawyer in the Metro New York Super Lawyer edition. 


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

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AVAILABILITY & BOOKING INFORMATION
   
Calendar Last Updated: 17 Apr 14

 





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