CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 13 - January 21, 2005

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

JON KABAT-ZINN SPEAKING AT MU SCHOOL OF LAW
JAN. 27, 1:30-2:50 PM, ROOM 7, HULSTON HALL Renowned mediation teacher, scientist and best-selling author, Jon Kabat-Zinn will be speaking at the MU Law School on Thurs., Jan. 27 from 1:30 to 2:50 pm in Room 7, Hulston Hall. Kabat-Zinn’s topic will be, "Mindfulness and the Legal Profession: Lessons from Medicine While Breaking New Ground." For more information, see http://www.law.missouri.edu/csdr/mindfulness_events.htm or contact Prof. Leonard Riskin, director, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution.

CSDR SPONSORS CLE PROGRAM: AN INTRODUCTION TO COOPERATIVE AND COLLABORATIVE LAW
JAN. 28, 8:30-NOON, ROOM 332A HULSTON HALL On Fri., Jan. 28, the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution will sponsor a half-day program providing an introduction to two new models of lawyering: cooperative law and collaborative law. In these models, lawyers and clients focus exclusively on negotiation at the outset of a case, using an interest-based approach to negotiation. Both models involve local groups of practitioners to develop procedures, improve the quality of practice, and educate professionals and the public. Prof. John Lande will lead this program. This program is co-sponsored with the Cooperative and Collaborative Practitioners Group. Registration is at 8:30. Instruction begins at 9:00 and adjourns at noon. This program provides 2.8 MO MCLE hours, including 1.0 hour of Ethics. Tuition is $35. Full-time students may attend for $20. For more information and to register, see http://www.law.missouri.edu/cle/upcoming.htm.

JOHN LANDE PRESENTS AT ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN LAW SCHOOLS MEETING
On Jan. 6, Prof. John Lande was on a program entitled, "Skills Training for the Lawyer: Teaching How to Use ADR in Litigation of Family Business Disputes," which was co-sponsored by ADR and Litigation Sections and the Association of American Law Schools. He substituted for Paula Young (’03), who was originally scheduled to present in this program but was unable to attend.

MU FACULTY AND ALUMNI ELECTED TO AALS ADR SECTION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
At the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, Prof. John Lande, Art Hinshaw (’00), and Paula Young (’03) were elected to the executive committee of the ADR Section. Lande completed his term as chair of the Section.

PAULA YOUNG PRESENTS AT SYMPOSIUM
On Jan. 20, Paula Young (’03) was on a panel entitled, "Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls: Suggestions and Requirements for Legal Practitioners and Third-Party Neutrals to Avoid Ethical Dilemmas in ADR Practices." The panel was part of a symposium at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, "The Collision of Two Ideals: Legal Ethics and the World of Alternative Dispute Resolution."

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION PROGRAM
FEB. 4, ST. LOUIS The American Arbitration Association announces its program, "Annual Update: Recent Developments in ADR and Law," presented by Jim Keller, partner, Herzog, Crebs & McGhee, LLP. The program will be from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Tues., Feb. 4 at the office of the American Arbitration Association, 100 North Broadway, Suite 1820, St. Louis. For details on registering, call Mandi Pollihanm at (314) 621-7175.

ADVANCED MEDIATION TRAINING
MARCH 3-4, ST. LOUIS M.A.R.C.H. Mediation (Mediation Achieving Results for Children) and the Missouri Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (MO-AFCC) are sponsoring an advanced mediation training "Needs of the Child in the Mediation Process" featuring Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D., a clinical child psychologist and child custody mediator. The program will be March 3-4 at the Creve Coeur Government Center in St Louis County. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston or call (816) 792-9989.

FOURTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION
MAY 24-26, TUCSON, AZ The U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution of the Morris K. Udall Foundation and the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy of the University of Arizona have joined with several federal agency partners to sponsor the Fourth National Conference on Environmental Conflict Resolution on May 24-26 in Tucson, AZ.