Maurice Q. Robinson is currently the EEO Officer | Executive Agency Counsel for New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) Department of Equal Opportunity.
Mr. Robinson received his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, with specializations in Mediation, Litigation, and Intellectual Property & Communications Law. He completed the NY State Community Mediator Program, Safe Horizon Mediator Training and Apprenticeship, and received a certificate from the Kukin Program in ADR.
The Society for Human Resource Management | Human Resource Certification Institute (SHRM | HRCI) recognizes Mr. Robinson as a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR). Prior to his position at NYCHA, he served the NY community as an Administrative Law Judge, Queens County Mediation Manager, and Housing Court Program Supervising Pro Bono Attorney. Mr. Robinson serves as an approved mediator for the New York Peace Institute Mediation, Manhattan Civil Court, Housing Court and Small Claims Court. Mr. Robinson has also participated in arbitrations and mediations with EEOC, FINRA, and other private organizations.
Awarded a New Jersey Legislative Proclamation for Pro Bono and Skills Based/ Service Oriented Legal Pedagogy as an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Mr. Robinson teaches various ADR based practicums and courses; including a client drive practicum in the SDNY Federal Court. He has coached successful ADR competition teams on the national and international circuit.
Mr. Robinson is regularly invited to speak on Diversity in Alternative Dispute Resolution and ADR as a mechanism for Civil Gideon.