May 30, 2014
New York – JAMS is proud to announce that Michael D. Young, Esq., was elected Chair of Legal Services NYC’s Board of Directors at the Board’s annual meeting. He will continue his role as a fulltime mediator and arbitrator at JAMS.
Mr. Young served on the Board of South Brooklyn Legal Services from 2004 to 2010 and as LSNYC’s Interim Executive Director from June 2010 until June 2011. He has served as Vice-Chair of the LSNYC Board for the past three years.
Mr. Young joined JAMS in 1989 and has conducted thousands of complex or multi-party mediations and arbitrations in over 30 states and abroad. He has been appointed as a mediator or special master by various federal, state and bankruptcy courts.
Legal Services NYC fights poverty and seeks justice for low-income New Yorkers. For more than 40 years, they have challenged systemic injustice and helped clients meet basic needs for housing, access to high-quality education, health care, family stability, and income and economic security. LSNYC is the largest civil legal services provider in the country, with deep roots in all of the communities they serve. The neighborhood-based offices and outreach sites across all five boroughs help more than 60,000 New Yorkers annually.
Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its nearly 300 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.