CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 8, Issue 5 - October 19, 2007

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

RICHARD REUBEN GIVES TALK ON UNIFORM MEDIATION ACT
On Oct. 18, Prof. Richard Reuben gave a talk to the Marquette Law School ADR Society , “The Uniform Mediation Act: The Story Behind the Story.” 

MARTHA HALVORDSON LAUNCHES FULL SERVICE ADR BUSINESS
Martha A. Halvordson announces the launch of Civil Alternatives, Inc., a full-service alternative dispute resolution firm based in Kansas City offering mediation, arbitration and facilitation services. Martha is a current LL.M. student.

KOSCHINA MARSHALL BEGINS TEACHING CAREER IN BAHAMAS
Koschina “Kay” Marshall (LL.M. ’06) is currently teaching the course, “Alternative Dispute Resolution,” at The University of the West Indies/College of The Bahamas Law program. The course is taught simultaneously in The Bahamas and in Barbados.

JOSE ALBERTO RAMIREZ BEGINS TEACHING CAREER
Jose Alberto Ramirez (LL.M. ’05) recently started teaching ADR at the Universidad Metropolitana of Caracas-Venezuela. Jose is teaching two courses, “Conflict Analysis” and “Alternative Dispute Resolution.” These courses are part of a graduate-level program in conflict management offered by the university.

SUKHSIMRANJIT SINGH PRESENTS PAPER AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Sukhsimranjit Singh (LL.M. ’06) co-authored a paper, “Institutionalization of Mediation in India,” and presented it in September at the 9th LEADR International Dispute Resolution Conference in New Zealand . Also, Sukh will be teaching “Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution” in the January term at Hamline University School of Law.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ABA SECTION OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW TELECONFERENCE
OCT. 31
The ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law presents: “Should NLRA Claims Be Subject to Private Dispute Resolution Procedures? Do Too Many Arbitrators Spoil the Soup?” 1-2:30 pm EST, Oct. 31. For details, see http://www.abanet.org/cle/programs/t07dll1.html.

ASSOCIATION OF MISSOURI MEDIATORS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
NOV. 3, COLUMBIA, MO
The Association of Missouri Mediators will hold their annual conference on Nov. 2 in Columbia. Prof. John Lande and Alexandria Zylstra (LL.M. ’01) will be presenters. For more information, see “Trainings & Conferences” at http://www.mediate.com/amm.

HARVARD NEGOTIATION INSIGHT INITIATIVE AUTUMN INSTITUTE
NOV. 28-DEC. 2, LA JOLLA, CA
The Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative will host its Autumn Institute in La Jolla, CA, on Nov. 28-Dec. 2. For details, see http://www.pon.harvard.edu/education/hnii/autumn07/.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

LEGAL SKILLS PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA , FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW
GAINESVILLE , FL
The University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law seeks a legal skills professor in the Virgil D. Hawkins County Mediation Clinic. For more information on the law school, see http://www.law.ufl.edu/. For details on this position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Application deadline: Nov. 1.