This course is no longer available for credit on our site. Here are some similar courses you might be interested in:

Resolving Environmental Disputes with ADR: Endless Possibilities

Streams live on: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 02:30pm EDT

Course Format Webcast

Taught by

Categories:

Course Description

Estimated Duration 60 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Environmental and natural resource conflicts are often contentious and controversial. These disputes typically cross jurisdictional boundaries, involve multiple institutions, and impact diverse stakeholders. They also tend to involve complicated scientific principles.

This program, presented by Pamela Esterman of Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C., will discuss dispute resolution strategies that have been used successfully to resolve these matters. Examples discussed will include siting disputes, allocating liability for waste disposal, determining water rights, managing climate change measures, and compensating toxic tort victims. The program will conclude with a review of governmental and private dispute resolution resources that are well suited to address the challenges of resolving such disputes.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain a comprehensive overview of environmental dispute resolution
  2. Develop best practices to help you successfully resolve these types of disputes
  3. Discuss the various dispute resolution resources you can turn to for guidance

Faculty

Pamela Esterman

Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC

Pamela Esterman has practiced environmental law for over thirty years with the law firm of Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C. in New York City. Her experience at the firm includes handling the environmental aspects of business and real estate transactions, litigating complex multi-party hazardous waste cases, and obtaining permits and approvals for development projects. For the last twenty years, Ms. Esterman is an active mediator. She has helped to resolve hundreds of cases including business/commercial, construction, environmental, employment discrimination, personal injury and civil rights matters. She serves on the mediation panels for numerous federal and state courts.

Ms. Esterman is the co-planning chair of the annual ALI CLE Environmental Law Conference in Washington, D.C. She previously served as an Adjunct Professor at Pace University School of Law where she taught Environmental Dispute Resolution.  She has authored numerous commentary articles and book chapters on topics relating to environmental law, ethics, and alternative dispute resolution. She is an active member of ABA SEER and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Dispute Resolution Committee and Chair of the SEER Awards Committee.

Accreditation

Get Unlimited Access to Lawline Courses

Unlimited CLE Subscription gives you access to take almost any course from our catalog and earn as much CLE credit as you need.