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PROF. JOHN LANDE PUBLISHES APPRECIATION OF GALANTER SCHOLARSHIP
Prof. John Lande published a short article, “An Appreciation of Marc Galanter's Scholarship,” 71 Law and Contemporary Problems 147 (Spring 2008). Prof. Marc Galanter is a leading scholar on dispute resolution and was one of his mentors. The article can be downloaded at http://www.law.missouri.edu/lande/publications.htm.
PROF. RICHARD REUBEN TO GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AND ART HINSHAW WILL PRESENT AT ARIZONA ACR CONFERENCE
Prof. Richard Reuben will give the keynote address, “Deliberative Democracy & Dispute Resolution: Making the Connection,” at a conference of the Arizona Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution on Sept. 18 in Phoenix. Art Hinshaw (JD '93, LLM '00), also will be a presenter in a session entitled, “From Stalemate to Breakthrough: Using Mediation Tools to Create Agreement.”
LL.M. PROGRAM WELCOMES NEW CLASS OF STUDENTS
The LL.M. Program welcomes its new and continuing students for the start of its tenth academic year. This is another very experienced, talented, exciting, and diverse group of people. This year's class includes students from Nepal and South Korea. Biographies of this year's class are posted at http://law.missouri.edu/csdr/llm/current-students.html. Welcome all!
KOSCHINA MARSHALL APPOINTED TO NEW POSITION
Koschina Marshall (LL.M. '06) was recently appointed the acting assistant registrar of the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, where she facilitates ADR mechanisms in civil chamber matters.
JANE SMITH MOVES TO WASHINGTON DC AND TAKES NEW POSITION
Jane Smith(LL.M. '02) recently moved to Washington DC where she is a the policy and legal advisor for the Chasdrew Fund, a small family foundation supporting youth justice and single-mother issues. Jane also plans to mediate and arbitrate on a part-time basis.
WEBINAR ON DISPUTE RESOLUTION ISSUES RELATED TO AGING
Family Mediation of Canada is offering a web seminar on dispute resolution issues related to aging. The webinar will be from 1:30 to 2:30 pm Eastern Standard Time on Wed., Sept. 3. For details, see http://www.fmc.ca/index.php?page=21.
CALL FOR ARTICLE PROPOSALS: ACRESOLUTION MAGAZINE WINTER 2009
ACR's winter 2009 issue of ACResolution magazine will focus on the topic of diversity and conflict resolution. For details, see http://www.ACRnet.org/publications/acresolution.htm. Article proposals are due Sept. 9.
MISSOURI BAR OFFERING COLLABORATIVE LAW WEBINARS
OCT. 1, 8, 14
The Missouri Bar is offering collaborative law webinars in October. Each session will be held from 12 to 1:30 pm Central Standard Time.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS AND ENTRIES: CPR 26TH ANNUAL AWARDS PROGRAM
The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution seeks nominations for its 2008 awards program. Two of the categories are for original articles by students and by academics or other professionals. Entry deadline: Oct. 31.
NEW YORK STATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION ASSOCIATION SEEKS TRAINERS AND ARTICLES AND DISTRIBUTES
The New York State Dispute Resolution Association (NYSDRA) seeks trainers to offer monthly teleconference trainings for dispute resolution practitioners and authors to write 1-2 page articles on key dispute resolution topics. These articles will be published on the NYSDRA web site and in its newsletter. For more information on NYSDRA, see http://www.nysdra.org/. For specifics on these opportunities, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. NYSDRA also distributes an e-mail listing of dispute resolution jobs every week or two. If you would like to be placed on this distribution list, send an e-mail to email@example.com and put the words "add to dispute resolution jobs list" in the subject line.
PROGRAM ANALYST, TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
The Model Workplace Program Office in the Transportation Security Administration seeks a program analyst who will report to the Model Workplace Conflict Management Services Manager.Application deadline: Sept. 4.
CHIEF CIRCUIT MEDIATOR, U.S. COURTS OF APPEALS FOR THE D.C. CIRCUIT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeks a chief circuit mediator to manage its mediation programs. Application deadline: Sept. 30.
NOV. 11-15, LOS ANGELES
Forrest Mosten, mediator and collaborative attorney, has an opening for a trainer intern during his
40-hour basic divorce mediation training held in Los Angeles on Nov. 11-15. This is an opportunity for a conflict resolution trainer to work as an unpaid assistant trainer to learn about doing mediation training. For details on his practice, see www.mostenmediation.com. For more information about the internship, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIRECTOR, DISPUTE RESOLUTION INSTITUTE, HAMLINE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
ST. PAUL, MN
The Dispute Resolution Institute at Hamline University School of Law seeks a director. For details, e-mail email@example.com.
SENIOR DIRECTOR, FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority seeks a senior director for its ombudsman's office. For details, see FINRA Ombudsman.
TRAINING DIRECTOR, INSIGHT PARTNERS
Insight Partners seeks a training director for their workshops on using effective negotiation, communication, and mediation. For details on Insight Partners, see http://www.insightpartnersonline.com. For more details on this position, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.