Hearing Officer, Office of the State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (Retirement System), October 2014-Present:
Secretary to the Commission, New York State Department of Public Service, July 2003 – December 2012:
Administrative Law Judge, New York State Department of Public Service, 1996-2003:
- Presided over administrative hearings commenced before the Commission:
- Wrote recommended decisions
- Acted as an arbitrator and mediator when requested
- Conducted multi-party mediations, collaborations and settlement proceedings
- Advised on both adjudicated and settlement cases
Deputy Counsel, New York State Commission on Cable Television (CCTV), 1985-1996:
Staff Counsel, New York State Department of Public Service, 1979-1985:
- New York State, Appellate Division, Third Department, 1980.
- Federal District Court for the Northern District of New York, 1980.
- Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1996.
- Vermont Law School, J.D., June 1979; (Moot Court Advisory Board 1976-77)
- Georgetown University, BSFS, May 1976
- SUNY at Albany, Econometrics, taken as part of a certification program in 1982
- Albany Dispute Resolution Program, Inc.- Mediation training, March 1994
- Capital Leadership Class of 1996
- Impartial Hearing Officer Training, NYS Department of Education (1994 - Present)
- Advanced Mediation Training, NYS Department of Education, November 1995;
- Cornell University, March 1996;
- Strauss Institute of Pepperdine University Law School, Advanced Mediation Training, January 1998
- GOER Leadership Classroom graduate – January 2006.
- Continuing Education for Mediation through Community Mediation Centers and
- NYSBA, ADR Section.
Consultancies and Pro Bono Work (1979 - Present):
Trainer - Mediation and ADR:
- NYS DPS Trainer for courses in Mediation, Consensus Building, Facilitation, and Ethics
- NYS Education Department (Mediation of Special Education disputes),
- The New York State Dispute Resolution Association (NYSDRA)
- Albany Law School of Union University
- Mediation Matters, Inc. (the community dispute resolution center for Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties).
- State University of New York at Albany-Masters of Public Policy Program:
- Legal Reasoning in Public Policy Analysis.
- Albany Medical College of Union University
- Universities of Warsaw and Krakow in Poland
- Prague University in the Czech Republic:
- Lectured on Medical Malpractice.
Board Membership / Other Activities (Current):
- Georgetown University Alumni Interviewer (1983 – Present);
- GU Assoc. NENY (2006 - Present)
- Loyalty Society (2006 - Present)
- Priest Misconduct Panel - Diocese of Albany,(1993 - Present)
- Impartial Hearing Officer - NYS Education Department, (1994 - Present)
- Our Lady of Angels Province, Franciscan Review Board (2007 – Present)
- St Anne Institute, Board of Trustees (2008 – Present);
- Vice Chair (2015-2016)
- Vermont Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors (2013-Present);
- Development Committee Chair (2014 - Present);
- Dean’s Leadership Committee (2015)
- Vermont Law School Alumni Association NENY - Secretary (2009 – Present)
- Madison’s Who’s Who Among Professions (2012 - Present)
- Mediation Matters (Mediation Center for Albany, Schenectady, Warren, Washington, Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties)
- Member of the Board (1998-2011)
- Secretary Pro Temp, (2011),
- Volunteer Mediator, Mediation Matters and Center for Dispute Settlement (1986-Present)
- Volunteer Arbitrator, Attorney Fee Disputes, 3rd and 4th Judicial Districts (2011 – present)
- CTRC Governance Committee - Member (2011 - Present)
- Pride Center of Albany - Volunteer (2014 - Present)
- Deliver “Community” Magazine to Albany and Colonie, NY locations, monthly
- Albany Police Review Board - Mediator (competitively selected) (2014 - Present).
“Perspectives on Managing a Negotiated Rule Making,” NYSBA Government Law and Policy
Journal (Fall 2000, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 54-57)
“Alternative Dispute Resolution and Administrative Flexibility.” Individual article submitted
by Jaclyn A. Brilling, Judith A. Lee and Eleanor Stein, Administrative Law Judges for: “A
Compilation of “Best Practices” to Implement the Telecommunications Act of 1996,” The
National Regulatory Research Institute White Paper, April 1999.