Donna Erez-Navot

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution
Director, Mediation Clinic
Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor 


B.A., 1998, Emory University

B.S.W., 2000, Tel Aviv University

J.D., 2006, Cardozo Law School

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution Processes
Representation in Mediation


Donna Erez-Navot is the Assistant Director of the Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution at Cardozo Law School where she also directs the Cardozo Mediation Clinic. Before joining the faculty at Cardozo, Donna was the founding Director of the Mediation Clinic at University of Wisconsin.  As part of the Mediation Clinic, Donna was instrumental in setting up several mediation programs including Waukesha County Child Protection Mediation Program, Dane County Small Claims Mediation Program, and Dane County Child Protection Mediation Pilot Program.  Before moving to Madison in 2009, she was employed as a mediator in the Child Permanency Mediation Program in the NYC Family Court, where she mediated issues surrounding placement of children in foster care, including relationships and communication between parties, custody/visitation/guardianship petitions, conditional surrenders and other issues. She is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York where she was a member of the Cardozo Mediation Clinic with Professor Lela Love. After attaining her undergraduate degree at Emory University, Donna studied Social Work at Tel Aviv University in Israel.


Professor Erez-Navot directs the Cardozo Mediation Clinic and teaches Introduction to ADR – in NYC and Beyond – for Dispute Resolution Masters Students in Cardozo's Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution

Contact Information


55 Fifth Avenue
Room 929
New York, NY 10003