Professional Details

Adam J. Berner, J.D., M.A.
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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260 Madison Avenue, 22nd floor
(alt. offices in Hackensack, New Jersey)
New York, NY 10016

Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Attorney-Mediator licensed to practice law in NY & NJ with AFM Practioner Membership & NYSCDM Accreditation & Certification through NYS Community Mediation Centers providing affordable, sensitive and quality mediation services & consultation.

Professional Background

Having worked in a general law firm, specializing in family matters, Adam brings to his mediation and collaborative law practice the experience and familiarity with the law and its alternative processes for resolving disputes.


Adam's practice of mediation and lawyering is based on the principles of facilitating the parties to work out their own agreements, according to their own values, priorities, needs and schedules. By providing an informal and collaborative environment, Adam encourages parties to express their own concerns and interests while being receptive to the concerns and interests of the other.


Adam charges on an hourly basis. The fee is affordable and quite reasonable. There is no retainer up-front. A sliding scale fee may be available.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Art
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Franchise
  • General
  • Insurance
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Postal Service
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Tax
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Staff Developer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Facilitator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Estate Planner
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer