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The New York Law Journal is doing their annual ranking survey. I would like to ask a favor of you to take a few minutes to vote for me for Best Individual Mediator and  for Resolute Systems as Best ADR Company.

Voting will take place through Friday, July 20th at 5pm. Eligible voters are lawyers, law firm employees and insurance claims professionals.

Here’s what you have to do:

Go to this link, or copy and paste the full hyperlink into the address field of your favorite browser: http://at.law.com/BestofNYLJ2018

**The New York Law Journal indicated all responses will be anonymous. No personal contact info will be shared with any outside entities.

  1. Enter your name, company/firm name, and email address
  2. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO COMPLETE THE ENTIRE SURVEY
  3. GO TO PAGE 6
  4. For Question #1 select Resolute Systems for Best ADR Provider
  5. For Question #2 write in Joe Spinola for “Best Individual Mediator”
  6. Scroll to Page 14 and click Done.

Again, it should only take a few minutes. Your help and support is very much appreciated. I would really appreciate it if you could also forward this message to all members of your firm (including legal staff) and other friends and colleagues in the legal industry. Every vote counts. Thanks!


Joseph Spinola is a former Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Nassau County. 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. Sample Cases can be found here.

Since leaving the bench in 2010, Spinola has become a full time mediator and one of the most popular and successful mediators in New York.  In 2018 he was voted the #1 Mediator in the U.S. by lawyers in the National Law Journal and also the #1 Mediator in New York by lawyers in the New York Law Journal survey for a record five years in a row. He has developed a reputation for settling difficult cases. View the National Law Journal Announcement. Judge Spinola’s other accomplishments include being named a 2016 and 2017 National Law Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, as part of a select group of only 48 neutrals nationwide. In addition, Judge Spinola has been selected for the fifth consecutive year for inclusion in Super Lawyers in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Spinola has 35+ 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.

Resolute Systems, LLC administers Joseph Spinola’s mediation and arbitration practice.