CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 6, Issue 24 - July 24, 2006

Note:  During the summer there is usually less news for the e-newsletter, so it will be published only when there is enough news to warrant a new issue.

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

JOSE RAMIREZ PUBLISHES ARTICLE ON ADR IN VENEZUELA
Jose Alberto Ramirez Leon (’05) published an article entitled, “Why Further Development of ADR in Latin America Makes Sense: The Venezuelan Model,” 2 Journal of Dispute Resolution 399 (2005). This article describes problems with the Venezuelan system of justice, recent ADR developments, and obstacles for further development of ADR in Venezuela, and proposals to overcome those obstacles.

CHRISTINE TAYLOR SHIFTS EVEN MORE FROM LAW PRACTICE
Christine Harris Taylor (’03) recently sold her law practice so that she can concentrate on her mediation practice and her work as assistant director of Marquette University’s Center for Dispute Resolution Education. She is now working to develop a curriculum for Marquette’s Dispute Resolution in the Workplace program.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

MISSOURI CHAPTER OF AFCC SPONSORS LUNCH AND LEARN
JULY 26, ST. LOUIS
The Missouri Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts is sponsoring a lunch and learn program, “The Art of Asking Questions,” to take place Wed., July 26, noon-1:30 PM at the 121 South Meramec Building in Clayton. Presenters will be attorney-mediators Rebecca Magruder, Alan Freed, and Susan Amato. For more information, e-mail Andrea Clark, aclark@stlouisco.com, or Ellen Cowell, ecowell@stlouisco.com, or call (314) 615-8094 or (314) 615-8752.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIALOGUE AND DELIBERATION
AUG. 4-6, SAN FRANCISCO
The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation will hold its national conference Aug. 4-6 in San Francisco, CA.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

PROGRAM MANAGER, OFFICE OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS, PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY
UPPER MARLBORO, MD
The Prince George’s County ( Maryland ) Office of Community Relations seeks a program manager in the area of mediation and conflict resolution. The program handles cases referred by the District Court, Office of Child Support Enforcement, and citizens of Prince George’s County. Application deadline: July 28. For more information about this position, contact Sylvia Taylor, Office of Community Relations, (301) 952-4729.

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, RESOLVE
WASHINGTON, DC
RESOLVE seeks applicants for a program associate position in the Washington, DC office. Applications accepted until position filled.

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION PROGRAMS, OHIO COMMISSION ON DISPUTE RESOLUTION & CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
COLUMBUS, OH
The Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution & Conflict Management seeks a director of education programs.  The director is responsible for dispute resolution and conflict management program development and service delivery related to Ohio schools and universities. For details on this position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Applications accepted until position filled.

ADR SPECIALIST, DEPARTMENT OF JUDICIAL SERVICES, SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA
RICHMOND, VA
The Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia seeks applicants for the position of ADR specialist with the Department of Judicial Services. For details on this position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Applications will be accepted until position filled.

FACULTY POSITIONS, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY DOMINGUEZ HILLS
CARSON, CA
California State University Dominguez Hills’ Program in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions. Each appointment will be effective fall semester 2007. For details, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu.

DIRECTOR, DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER , VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA WESTERN WASHINGTON
EVERETT, WA
Volunteers of America Western Washington seeks a director for its dispute resolution center.  The director manages the overall administration and supervision of staff and volunteers for this large non-profit program handling dispute resolution in Snohomish & Island Counties. For details on this position, e-mail Kelly Holderman at kholderman@voaww.org.