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NJAPM Peer Mediations Groups

Peer consultation meetings are a great way to get to know your colleagues, to network and to discuss difficult cases with a group of your peers. Group meetings also provide an opportunity to share marketing ideas and update each other on current mediation issues. Accredited members receive one half hour credit for each meeting attended. Most groups meet once a month, usually for breakfast or lunch. They are friendly, informal meetings where newcomers are always welcome.

If you would like to attend a meeting in your area, contact the closest group contact person for times and places. Watch for listserve announcements posted by group hosts.

Mediators share their insights on cases. You do not need to be a member to attend. Attendees pay for their own meal. Contact the group leader to confirm meeting time and location.

Bergen: Divorce Lunch, 1st Wed. 12:30 PM; Civil Lunch, 3rd Tues. 12:30 PM. Both meetings at Houlihan’s, 65 Route 4 West, Paramus. This is the strip mall after sign for “35 Plaza.” Samantha Tinter, 201-616-9775 samanthatinter@gmail.com

Camden/Burlington/Gloucester/South Jersey: Lunch, 2nd Wed. noon at BorgerMatez law firm. 1470 Rte. 70 East, Cherry Hill. William H. Donahue, Jr., Esq., APM, 609-238-9245, whdonahuejr@gmail.com.

Essex: Lunch on a Wednesday, every other month, starting in September at 12:30 at the China Gourmet 468 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange. Donald Steig, MS, 973-761-6099, dbsteig@alum.mit.edu.

Mercer: Lunch, 4th Thursday, 12:30, Olive Garden on Rte. 1 South, Lawrenceville, near Mercer Mall. Gabrielle Strich, Esq.,APM, 609-924-2900, info@strichlaw.com.

Middlesex: This centrally located Peer Group is in search of a leader! Please reach out to Katherine Newcomer at katherinenewcomer@comcast.net if you are interested or for more information.

Monmouth/Ocean: Lunch, 1st Thursday every month, 11:30 AM, Pazzo Rest., 141 W Front St, Red Bank. David Leta,6335-278-908, mediation@DavidLeta.com or Anna-Maria Pittella, Esq., APM, 732-842-6939, pittellalaw@verizon.net.

Morris County: Lunch, 2nd Wednesday, 12:30 PM, Hunan’s Rest., 255 Speedwell Ave., Morris Plains. Contact Beverly & George Hays, APMs, 973-539-5242, hays.mediation@verizon.net.

Somerset/Hunterdon/Warren: Breakfast, 2nd Tuesday, 8:30 AM, Readington Diner, 452 Route 22 West, Whitehouse Station. Also, lunch, last Tues. every other month, 11:45 AM, Panera, 25 Mtn. View Blvd., Basking Ridge. Contact me at 908-625-0043. katherinenewcomer@comcast.net.

South Jersey Shore: Atlantic & Cape May Counties, 6 PM quarterly at members offices, Carol Goloff, Esq., APM 609-646-1333, carol@golofflaw.com.

Union—NEW Civil/Divorce Group: Lunch, 3rd Tuesday every month except July and August, 12:30 PM, Grillestone Restaurant, 2377 Route 22 East, Scotch Plains. Tony Prinzo, CVA, at unioncountypeergroup@gmail.com, or Amber Leach, MBA, CDFA, 917-538-6437, amber@leachmediation.com.