CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 10, Issue 7 - November 9, 2009

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

BOB BAILEY HONORED BY ASSOCIATION OF MISSOURI MEDIATORS
Bob Bailey, director of the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and assistant dean, received the Kathleen Bird Award from the Association of Missouri Mediators for his “service to the growth of mediation in Missouri.”

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

BRIAN JARRETT BUSY SPEAKING, RESEARCHING AND PUBLISHING
On Oct. 13, Brian Jarrett (LL.M. '01) visited the University of Puerto Rico Law School and worked with David Wexler to connect ADR with therapeutic jurisprudence. Currently, Brian is working as an associate researcher to improve mediation cases through the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office. This project involves tracking criminal cases that are referred to mediation. Brian will have his article, “Beauty and the Beast: Mediating Claims of Sexual Harassment” published in the spring in 7 Rutgers Conflict Res. L. J. 1 (2010). Additionally, Brian's work, “The Future of Mediation” (Oct. 7, 09), was recently cited by a speaker at the Annual Conference for the Association for Conflict Resolution.

JIM REEVES ELECTED TO ASSOCIATION OF MISSOURI MEDIATORS BOARD
Jim Reeves (LL.M. '04) was elected to the board of the Association of Missouri Mediators at the annual conference in October.

CHIPILI SALATI SELECTED FOR AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION INTERNSHIP
LL.M. student Chipili Salati recently was selected for the American Arbitration Association/University of Missouri/Husch Blackwell Sanders ADR Externship Program for Summer 2010. Congratulations Chipili!

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

APPALACHIAN JOURNAL OF LAW SEEKS ADR-RELATED ARTICLES
The Appalachian Journal of Law seeks ADR-related articles for its Spring 2010 issue. If you are interested, please e-mail Blaire Woods, articles editor, blairnwood@gmail.com. The journal will review articles until December.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:  ACR 10TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
CHICAGO, IL
The Association for Conflict Resolution is holding its annual conference in Chicago, IL on Sept. 1-4, 2010. This years' theme, is “Many Paths: One Destination”. Proposal submissions will be accepted until Dec. 2. Go to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=UMDWOOMFsekV3foptp1smg_3d_3d for full information and to submit your proposal.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

MEDIATION CASE MANAGER, PENINSULA CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTER
SAN MATEO, CA
The Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center seeks a mediation case manager. For details, see http://www.pcrcweb.org/. Application deadline: Nov. 13.

ATTORNEY, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
ALEXANDRIA - FALLS CHURCH - ARLINGTON, VA
The Office of the Secretary of the Army seeks an ADR attorney. Application deadline: Nov. 18.

DIRECTOR, COMPETITION NOT CONFLICT PROJECT, UNIVERSITY OF OREGON SCHOOL OF LAW
EUGENE, OR
The University of Oregon School of Law's Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center invites applications for the position of director of the Competition not Conflict Project (CnC). The CnC Project is an initiative to reduce destructive conflict in sport and to promote the positive values of competition. For more information about CnC, see http://www.competitionnotconflict.com/. Initial review of applications begins Nov. 19.

PRACTITIONER IN RESIDENCE, SUFFOLK LAW SCHOOL
BOSTON, MA
Suffolk Law School seeks a practitioner-in-residence who will develop, supervise and teach in a new Investor Advocacy Clinic. The position is available Jan. 1, 2010.

SUMMER 2010 INTERNSHIP, UNITED NATIONS OMBUDS OFFICE
NEW YORK, NY
The Office of the United Nations Ombudsman in New York is accepting applications for a summer internship. The position is aimed at students who have an interest in informal dispute resolution in an international environment. Interns will assist Ombuds staff drafting and preparing reports, researching material on dispute resolution and preparing communications about the office for United Nations employees. Applicants must be graduate students with a background in informal dispute resolution and bilingual. Application deadline:  Jan . 29.

PROGRAM OFFICER, MERCY CORPS
WASHINGTON, DC
Mercy Corps Conflict Management Group seeks a program officer. This position is based in Washington, DC, but  will travel 40% of the time.

PROGRAM OFFICER, UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE
WASHINGTON, DC
The Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention seeks a program officer.