Kalina, Stefan B.

630 Third Avenue19th FloorNew York, NY 10017

Updated: 02/03/2017

Overview

Stefan B. Kalina works with the Litigation and Real Estate Department, handling complex commercial and insurance disputes, as well as real estate litigation and transactions. He represents corporate and individual clients before trial and appellate courts in several jurisdictions. A member of the Board of Editors of the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, he is also experienced in arbitration, mediation and out-of-court negotiation.

Mr. Kalina's business litigation practice...

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Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2004

Other Affiliations

  • Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, 2005 - Present (Mediator, Commercial Division)
  • Council of Better Business Bureaus, Autoline Program, 2006 - Present (Arbitrator)
  • Advisory Council of Nassau-Suffolk Law Services, 2001 - 2006 (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section (Board of Editors of the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer and Chair of the Newsletter Committee)
  • New York State Bar Association, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Council
  • The Washington Center, Alumni Advisory Board
  • Kings County District Attorney Alumni Association

Honors

  • Recognized as one of Touro Law Center's Outstanding Long Island Pro Bono Attorneys

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, State University of New York, Nassau Community College, 2000 - Present

Past Positions

  • Rivkin Radler LLP, Senior Associate
  • District Attorney of Kings County in Brooklyn, New York, Assistant District Attorney, 1996 - 1997
  • Hon. Denis Hurley in the Eastern District of New York, Intern
  • Hon. Linnea Johnson in the Southern District of Florida, Intern
  • United States Senator Richard Lugar in Washington, D.C., Intern
  • New York State Senator James Lack, Intern

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1996
    J.D.
    Honors: Dean’s Award for Top Performance in Litigation Skills
    Honors: Regional Team Member
    Honors: National Trial Competition
    Honors: First Place honors in Mock Trial Competition
    Honors: First Year Moot Court Competition
    Law Journal: University of Miami Business Law Journal, Executive Editor
    Law Review: University of Miami Yearbook of International Law, Articles and Comments Editor
  • University of Illinois, Illinois, 1993
    B.A.
    Honors: Cohn Scholar
    Major: History
    Major: Political Science

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Book Review - The Organizational Ombudsman: Origins, Roles, and Operations - A Legal Guide, NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Fall, 2010
  • Book Review - The American Influence on International Commercial Arbitration: Doctrinal Developments and Discovery Methods, NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Summer, 2010
  • Book Review - Full Access Passport: The Principles and Practice of International Commercial Arbitration, NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Spring, 2009
  • Secrecy and Seclusion: Developments in Privacy Insurance Law, (Co-Author Robert Chester), Environmental Claims Journal, July, 2007
  • A Specialized Risk: IP Coverage No Longer Available Under CGL Policies, (Co-Author Robert Chester), The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, June, 2007
  • The Road Not Taken: Avoiding Waiver of Arbitration Rights, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, May, 2007
  • A Specialized Risk, (Co-Author Robert Chester), New Jersey Law Journal, April 23, 2007
  • Location Is Everything: Enforcing Forum Selection In Arbitration, ADR Litigation Alert, April, 2007
  • The Road Not Taken: Avoiding Waiver of Arbitration Rights, ADR Litigation Alert, April, 2007
  • Directors & Officers Insurance Coverage: Half Full Or Half Empty?, (Co-Author Robert Chester), The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, March, 2007
  • Ambiguous Policy Leads to Maximum Recovery, Claim Denied, February, 2007
  • Disclaimer Delayed Is Not Necessarily Coverage Denied, (Co-Author Robert Chester), New Jersey Law Journal, January 29, 2007

Office Information

Address

630 Third Avenue19th FloorNew York, NY 10017

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