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James A. Resila

20 Corporate Woods Boulevard
5th Floor
Albany, New York 12211
518-649-1999

jresila@capitaldistrictadr.com
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James A. Resila brings 25 years of legal acumen to his mediation and arbitration practice. Mr. Resila has substantive experience in the state, federal and appellate courts in New York as well as in non-litigated matters. He has represented a broad spectrum of clientele, including municipalities, businesses, professionals, lending institutions, and individuals.

Mr. Resila is an experienced mediator and arbitrator, providing his neutral services to the United States District Court, the Third District Attorneys Fees Dispute Resolution Program, and the Albany City Civil Court.

He is highly regarded by his peers as a competent, ethical and fair attorney. He exemplifies those attributes in the mediation and arbitration services which he provides.

Mr. Resila’s mediation and arbitration practice is focused on his areas of substantive expertise: appeals, litigation, professional malpractice (including medical and dental malpractice), general negligence, federal civil rights, product liability, banking and finance, and commercial litigation.

AREAS OF EXPERIENCE

Mr. Resila has substantive case experience in the following practice areas for which he provides professional mediation and arbitration services:

  • Appeals
  • Banking and Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial and Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • General Negligence
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises and Property
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Wrongful Death

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1990 - Present Attorney/Director, Carter Conboy, Albany, NY
1988 – 1990 Law Clerk to the Hon. Con. G. Cholakis, United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. 

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

Albany County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Schenectady County Bar Association

APPOINTMENTS & HONORS

Mediator and Arbitrator United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, Mediation and Arbitration Panel
Arbitrator State of New York, Third Judicial District Attorneys’ Fee Dispute Resolution Program
Mediator and Arbitrator Albany City Civil Court, Arbitration Program
Judge Albany Law School, Moot Court Program
Panel Member United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, Panel of Attorneys Responsible for the Investigation and Prosecution of Attorney Disciplinary Complaints
BV® Rated Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Ranking of attorney professional excellence, skills and integrity
Super Lawyer Attorney Ranking of highest professional achievement and industry recognition from Super Lawyers® Magazine (2012, 2011)
Best Lawyer Attorney Ranking of highest professional achievement and industry recognition from Best Lawyers in America® Magazine (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

APPEARANCES

Panelist:

“Pre-Trial Submissions & The Trial”, Federal Court Bar Association, Northern District of New York, 2010.

Panelist: “Dealing with a Prisoner Plaintiff & Deciphering the Prisoner Complaint”, Federal Court Bar Association, Northern District of New York, 2010.
Speaker: General Auto Liability Seminar, “Serious Injury Threshold Update and Review”, New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, 2009.
Speaker: “Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Medicare Recipient Settlements”, Upstate RIMS Membership Meeting, 2009. 

EDUCATION

1988 Fordham Law School,  J.D.
1984

Syracuse University, A.B., magna cum laude