Member Profile: Hon. Joseph P. Spinola

Hon. Joseph P. Spinola
Resolute Systems, LLC
370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 702
New York, NY 10017
Email: Click for email

Tel: (212) 967-6799
Fax: (516) 222-0726
Website: www.spinolamediation.com

NY Chapter: www.NYMediators.org

Hon. Joseph P. Spinola regularly travels out of state to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master

 

Hon. Joseph P. Spinola has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Aviation
Business Dissolution
Commercial/Business
Construction
Contract Disputes
Divorce (High Asset)
EEOC
Employment
Health Care
Insurance
Labor/Unions
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Pensions / ERISA
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Railroad & Trucking
Real Estate
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Torts
Transportation
Trusts / Estates
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

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 - May, 2014
  • Pepperdine University School of Law - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution - Three Day Advanced Mediation Training - March, 2014
  • The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals - Two Day Advanced Mediation Training - August, 2013
  • 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.

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

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Hon. Joseph P. Spinola is a member of our NY chapter, The New York Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The NYAMA profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at www.nymediators.org/joseph-spinola

 

 
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