CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 9, Issue 9 - November 24, 2008

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. BOB BAILEY BUSY GIVING TALKS
Prof. Bob Bailey gave a talk on arbitration in the United States to visiting Chinese arbitrators at MU; a talk on labor arbitration at MU's Trulaske College of Business; and as a commissioner of the National Conference on Uniform States Laws he attended the drafting committee meeting on Collaborative Law in Portland, OR.

PROF. JOHN LANDE PUBLISHES ARTICLE ABOUT COOPERATIVE PRACTICE
Prof. John Lande published an article entitled “Common Misconceptions About Cooperative Legal Practice” at http://www.mediate.com//articles/landeJ4.cfm. The article rebuts myths that Cooperative Practice is not sufficiently defined, is no different from traditional practice, and is not as good as Collaborative Practice.

PROF. RICHARD REUBEN PRESENTS AND PUBLISHES
Prof. Richard Reuben made a plenary panel presentation on “The Uniform Mediation Act in New York” to the State Bar of New York's Section on Dispute Resolution in New York City.  He  also recently a published an article entitled “The UMA: A Good Fit for New York” in the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer newsletter.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2009 INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
JUNE 3-4, HAIFA, ISRAEL
The 2009 International Forum on Online Dispute Resolution, “Disputes, Technology and Law: Expanding the Boundaries of Online Dispute Resolution” is accepting proposals for papers. For more information e-mail Orna Rabinovich-Einy at orabin@research.haifa.ac.il. Submission deadline: Dec. 1.

CALL FOR PAPERS:  INTERNATIONAL MEDIATION LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, in collaboration with other dispute resolution organizations, sponsored the first International Mediation Leadership Summit on Oct. 31, 2009. The Section of Dispute Resolution invites the submission of papers related to the topics covered in the summit. You may submit a paper even if you did not attend the summit. For description of the summit, including downloadable materials prepared for this event, see https://www.abanet.org/dispute/hague.html. For more information about the kinds of papers to submit , see https://www.abanet.org/dispute/documents/CallForPapersInternationalMediationLeadershipSummit.pdf. Submission deadline: Jan. 31.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIRECTOR, ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS, FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE
WASHINGTON, DC
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service seeks a director that will direct a team of mediators who will specialize in ADR and manage the Institute for Conflict Management. Application deadline: Nov. 28.

FAMILY COURT MEDIATOR, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURTS
WASHINGTON, DC
The Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division of the District of Columbia Courts seeks a family court mediator. Application deadline: Dec. 3.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE COMMUNITY DISPUTE RESOLUITON CENTER
ITHACA, NY
The Community Dispute Resolution Center in Ithaca, NY, seeks an executive director. Application deadline: Dec . 12.

DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION, RESOLUTION SYSTEMS INSTITUTE
CHICAGO, IL
Resolution Systems Institute (RSI) seeks a director of administration. The mission of RSI is to encourage effective and efficient use of court-related alternative dispute resolution. For details on this position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. This position is available Dec. 15.

MEDIATOR, UNITED NATIONS, OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN
NEW YORK, NY
The United Nations Office of the Ombudsman seeks a mediator. Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Application deadline: Dec. 30.