CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 10, Issue 6 - October 26, 2009

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

RICHARD REUBEN QUOTED IN WALL STREET JOURNAL
Prof. Richard Reuben was recently quoted in a Wall Street Journal article, “Turmoil in Arbitration Empire Upends Credit-Card Disputes.” To read the article, see http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125548128115183913.html.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

LYNN MALLEY GIVES PROGRAMS ON MILITARY FAMILIES AND VETERANS ISSUES
In September, Lynn Malley (JD '84, LLM '03) presented a teleseminar for the Family Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution titled “Military Families: How Are They Faring In This Time Of Repeated Deployment? What Can Mediators Do To Help?”. In October, she spoke in Washington, DC, at the Conference on Veterans and Higher Education, that was sponsored by College Educators for Veterans in Higher Education and the Servicemember Opportunity Colleges. This talk was about the distinctions between the educational needs of National Guard and Reserve members and active-duty service members. Lynn is co-moderating an online conversation about veterans issues during Cyberweek, which is this week.

PAULA YOUNG GIVES PROGRAMS ON MEDIATOR ETHICS AT TENNESSEE ADR COMMISSION TRAINING
Paula Young (LL.M. '03) recently presented two programs on mediator ethics at the Tennessee Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission's 7th Annual Advanced Mediation Training, “Something for Everyone: Keys for Continued Success as a Rule 31 Mediator.” The first program discussed complaints filed against mediators in five states with grievance processes. The second program discussed mediator impartiality.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

FORREST MOSTEN PRESENTATION – NOTE THAT THE OCT. 30 EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
OCT. 29, HULSTON HALL, MU LAW SCHOOL
Forrest “Woody” Mosten will be at the MU Law School on Oct. 29 to give a talk entitled, “Interested in Mediation, Collaborative Family Law and/or Starting Your Own Practice?” This will take place in the Courtroom from 1-2 pm. Originally, he planned on presenting a day-long conference on Advanced Strategies for Mediators on Fri., Oct. 30. The Oct. 30 program has been cancelled. For Mosten's biography, see http://www.mostenmediation.com/bio.html.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

FAMILY COURT MEDIATOR, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURTS
WASHINGTON, DC
The District of Columbia Courts seeks a family court mediator for the Multi-Door Dispute Resolution division. Application deadline: Nov. 13.

OMBUDSMAN MEDIATOR, KAISER PERMANENTE
OAKLAND, CA
Kaiser Permanente seeks an ombudsman mediator for its Oakland, CA location.