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RICHARD A. HERMAN

Attorney - Mediator
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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

As the principal at the Herman Law Firm for over 30 years, Richard has concentrated his practice on business and commercial transactions, real estate, employment and civil rights. Richard also serves as the Executive Director for the Dispute Resolution Institute of New Jersey offering mediation courses at William Patterson University - School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

PUBLIC LAW EXPERIENCE

  • Special Cousel to New York State Legislature

  • United States Special Peoples Ambassador to the Republic of China

  • Deputy Attorney General of the State of New Jersey

  • Law Reform Attorney, Legal Services of Greater Miami

ACADEMIC/TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Professor of Law, Albany Law School

  • Instructor in Legal Research & Writing, University of Miami School of Law

  • Lecturer, University of Miami, Law & Journalism

  • Lecturer, New York State Bar Association CLE

  • Lecturer, Bergen Country Bar Association CLS

  • Lecturer, Dispute Resolution Institute of New Jersey at William Patterson University

Selection of Course Instruction: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Mediation, Civil Procedure, Remedies, Legislation, Economic Regulation of Business, Regulation of Banking, Government Contracts

PUBLICATIONS

  • RULEMAKING PROCEDURES IN NEW YORK, 47 Alb. L. Rev. 1051

  • THE EDUCATION OF CHINA'S LAWYERS, 46 Alb. L. Rev. 789

  • NEW YORK STATE REGULATORY REFORM (with Professor George Bermann, Columbia University School of Law, and Professor Barry Boyer, SUNY School of Law, published by New York State Bar Associtation)

  • RENT CONTROL BY MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE NOT WITHIN HOME RULE POWER, 27 U. Miami L. Rev. 518

EDUCATION

  • LLM Program in Labor Law, New York University

  • J.D. Cum Laude, University of Miami School of Law   (Senior Articles and Comments Editor, Law Review, Wig & Robe, Omicron Delta Kappa, Harvey T. Reid Scholar, Member of Jessup Cup International Moot Court Team)

  • A.B. Economics, Rutgers College at Rutgers University

AFFILIATIONS

  • NJ State Bar Assosication  (Real Estate, Labor & Employement, and Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections)

  • Trustee - NJ State Bar Association                (Alternative Dispute Resolution Section)

  • NJ Assosication of Professional Mediators (Committee Member - Mediator Accreditation & Past Co-Chair - Employment Section)

  • NJ Court Civil & Foreclosure

  • Bergen County Mediator Peer Group

  • Passaic County Bar Association

PRO BONO, COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & AWARDS

  • Trustee, Northern New Jersey Legal Services Corporation

  • Member, Lions Club International - Wayne Chapter (Past Chapter President)

  • The Bergen Record Outstanding North Jersey Community Leadership Award