CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 8, Issue 22 - June 27, 2008

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROFS. JEAN STERNLIGHT AND JENNIFER ROBBENNOLT PUBLISH ARTICLE ON LEGAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING
Profs. Jean R. Sternlight and Jennifer Robbennolt published “Good Lawyers Should Be Good Psychologists: Insights for Interviewing and Counseling Clients,” 23 Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 437 (2008). The article applies insights from research on perception, memory, communication, cognitive heuristics, and decisionmaking to develop recommendations for lawyers to be more effective in interviewing and counseling. Prof. Sternlight is a senior fellow of the Center and Director of the Saltman Center for Dispute Resolution at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prof. Robbennolt is a senior fellow of the Center and Professor of Law and Psychology at the University of Illinois College of Law.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

JIAQI LIANG TO START INTERNSHIP AT INTERNATIONAL COURT OF ARBITRATION IN PARIS, FRANCE
Jiaqi Liang (LL.M. ’07) will soon start a two-month internship with the International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration in Paris, France. Two previous LL.M. graduates also interned at the International Court of Arbitration -- Salvador Panga (LL.M. ’01) in 2001 and Pablo Ipina (LL.M. ’03) in 2002. Congratulations Jiaqi!

PAULA YOUNG AWARDED TENURE AND PUBLISHES ARTICLE
Paula Young (LL.M. ’03) was awarded tenure at the Appalachian School of Law, where she is an associate professor.  She recently published “A Connecticut Mediator in a Kangaroo Court?: Successfully Communicating the ‘Authorized Practice of Mediation’ Paradigm to ‘Unauthorized Practice of Law’ Disciplinary Bodies,” 49 South Texas Law Review 101 (2008). Congratulations Paula!

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION
TUCSON, AZ
The Morris K. Udall Foundation seeks a deputy executive director for environmental conflict resolution to oversee all activities and staff of the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution. Application deadline: July 15.

CONFLICT MITIGATION ADVISOR, MERCY CORPS
PRISTINA, KOSOVO
Mercy Corps seeks a conflict mitigation advisor. Application deadline: Sept. 1.

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE COORDINATOR, MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE SASKATCHEWAN
SASKATOON, CANADA
Mennonite Central Committee Saskatchewan seeks a restorative justice coordinatorApplication deadline:  Sept. 2.

CHIEF OF PARTY, CONFLICT MITIGATION & RECONCILATION PROJECT, CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES
EUROPE AND MIDDLE EAST
Catholic Relief Services seeks a chief of party for its conflict mitigation and reconciliation project. Application deadline: Dec. 3.

SENIOR MEDIATOR, C. RICHARD BARNES & ASSOCIATES, LLC
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
C. Richard Barnes & Associates, LLC, seeks a senior mediator. This position requires a LL.M. degree in dispute resolution. For details, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu.