CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 20 - March 25, 2005

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CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

2005 HEARTLAND REGIONAL CONFERENCE OF MEDIATORS
APR. 1-2, KANSAS CITY The fourth biennial Heartland Conference of Mediators will be on April 1-2 in Kansas City. The conference is geared toward program development and professional education needs of mediators from Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. The conference theme is "Challenges in a World of Conflict." Keynote speakers are John Menzies, former U.S. ambassador to Serbia, who was involved in the Dayton Accords, and Dr. Jayne Dockerty, author of Lessons from Waco. Paul Ladehoff, CSDR training coordinator, Suzanne Carney (í03), Andria Zylstra (í01) and will be featured speakers. For more information contact Kathleen Bird, chair of the conference planning committee.

ANNUAL ABA DISPUTE RESOLUTION SECTION CONFERENCE
APR. 14-16, LOS ANGELES, CA The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution is holding its annual conference in Los Angeles, April 14-16. MUís Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution is a cooperating organization for the conference. Speakers will include Professors Philip J. Harter, John Lande, Richard Reuben, and Leonard L. Riskin. John Lande is a co-chair of the program committee for the conference. Full-time students can attend at a substantial discount. Registration fees increase after March 28.

INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE TRAINING
MAY 6-7, ST. LOUIS The Collaborative Family Law Association is sponsoring and presenting the Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training on May 6-7 at the St. Louis University School of Law. For details and registration, see the web site and click on "membership and training."

FORUM OF CANADIAN OMBUDSMAN: 2005 CONFERENCE
MAY 15-18, TORONTO The Forum of Canadian Ombudsman: 2005 Conference will be May 15-18 at the University of Toronto in Canada. This yearís theme is "Bridging Differences and Building Relationships: Creating Common Ground."

National Conference of Minority Professionals in ADR
MAY 19-21, COLUMBUS, OH Capital University Law School will host The 2nd National Conference of Minority Professionals in Alternative Dispute Resolution: Promoting Opportunities for Minorities in ADR, May 19-21, in Columbus, OH, with pre-conference trainings on May 18. Registration fees increase after March 31. Visit the conference web site at www.law.capital.edu/adr, send e-mail to adrconference@law.capital.edu, or call (614) 236-6377 for more information.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

CHILD PROTECTION MEDIATION CASE MANAGER, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURTS
WASHINGTON, DC The Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division of the District of Columbia Courts seeks a child protection mediation case manager. Application deadline: April 4.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OAKLAND MEDIATION CENTER
MICHIGAN The Oakland Mediation Center seeks a full-time executive director to manage its Bloomfield Hills, MI and Southfield, MI locations. Application deadline: April 15.

DIRECTOR OF MEDIATION, CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD
NEW YORK, NY The Civilian Complaint Review Board seeks a director for its mediation program.