Alternated dispute resolution (ADR) practice with emphasis on mediation. Richard has completed mediation training at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (Pepperdine University), the New York Peace Institute and the New York State Bar Association’s commercial mediation training program. He is a member of the mediation panels in the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York and the Commercial Division, Supreme Court, New York County. He is a certified mediator with the New York Peace Institute and mediates in Civil Court and Community Mediation Centers in New York and Kings County. He is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the New York City Bar Association, the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association, and the Association for Conflict Resolution – Greater New York Chapter.