Chaim Steinberger Bar Positions

Bar Leadership Positions Held

Mr. Steinberger has held the following Bar leadership and membership positions:

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION FAMILY LAW SECTION LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

  • Chair, Trial Practice and Techniques Committee (2020–      );
  • Chair, Custody Committee (2018-2020);
  • Council, Elected to serve as an At-large council-member of the governing body of the ABA Family Law Section (2016-2019);
  • Vice-Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2008-2009);
  • Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2009-2011);
  • Executive Member, Ethics, Professionalism & Grievance Committee (2008-2010);
  • Vice-Chair, Ethics, Professionalism & Grievance Committee(2010-2013);
  • Vice-Chair, Pro Bono Awards Committee (2006-2009);
  • Liaison, to the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution (2009-2012);
  • Liaison, to the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2015–current);
  • Member, Families Matter Special Committee;

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

  • Member, New York State Bar Association Task Force on Family Courts (now the Committee on Families and the Law) (2010–present);
  • Executive Committee  of the NYSBA Family Law Section (2016-present);
  • Co-chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Collaborative Law Committee (2008–2011);
  • Executive Committee, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (2008–2013, 2014–2015);
  • Team Co-leader, NYCLA Dennis McInerney American Inn of Court (2007–2008);

BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS & COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT

* American Bar Association Family Law Section

  • Dispute Resolution Section
  • Litigation Section

* New York State Bar Association Task Force on Family Courts (2010–present);

  • Domestic Violence Subcommittee (2019 –    );
  • Resources for Individual Litigants Subcommittee;
  • Family Law Section (2001–present);
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee (2007–
  • Committee on Legislation (2007–
  • Committee on Ethics (2008–
  • Special Committee to Study Maintenance Guidelines (2008–2013);
  • Court ADR Committee (2008–
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2008–
  • Dispute Resolution Section (2008–present);
  • Executive Committee, Dispute Resolution Section (2008–2013, 2014–2015);
  • Continuing Legal Education & Programming Committee (2008–
  • Collaborative Law Committee (2008–2011)
  • Trial Lawyers Section (2001–2014);
  • Committee on Family Law (2008–2014);
  • Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2008–2014);
  • Committee on Trial Practice (2008–2014);

* New York City Bar Association;

  • New York City Affairs Committee (1997–1999);
  • Aeronautics Committee (1999–2002);
  • Product Liability Committee (2002–2003);
  • Matrimonial Law Committee (2013–2016; 2017–2020);

* New York County Lawyers’ Association

* Brooklyn Bar Association Family Law Section (2003–2006, 2007–2010, 2011–2016);

  • Family Law Committee (2003–2006, 2007–2010, 2011–2013, 2014–2016);
  • Continuing Legal Education (2003–2006, 2007–2008, 2011–2013, 2014–2016);
  • ADR Committee (2011–2013);
  • Mediation-Grievance Matters Committee (2012–2013, 2015–2016);
  • Federal Courts Committee (2003–2006, 2007–2008);
  • Professional Ethics Committee (2011–2012, 2015–2016);
  • Part 137 Attorney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program (2004–2006, 2007–2010, 2011–2013, 2015–2016);

* Association of Family Courts and Conciliation

* American Inns of Court, the New York County Lawyers’ Association Dennis J. McInerney Inn;