John Lande

Isidor Loeb Professor Emeritus of Law

AB with high distinction, University of Michigan, '74
MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, '91
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, '95
JD, University of California at Hastings, '80

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professor Lande joined the faculty in 2000. Before coming to MU, he was director of the Mediation Program and assistant professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law (1997-2000), where he supervised a child protection mediation clinic. Before that, he was on the faculty at Nova Southeastern University (1995-1997) and was a fellow in residence at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School (1994-1995). He began mediating professionally in 1982 in California.

His scholarship focuses on various aspects of dispute systems design, including publications analyzing how lawyering and mediation practices transform each other, business lawyers’ and executives’ opinions about litigation and ADR, designing court-connected mediation programs, improving the quality of mediation practice, the “vanishing trial,” and planned early negotiation.

He is the inaugural winner of the Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award from St. John’s Law School’s Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution. The award is for his article, “A Framework for Advancing Negotiation Theory: Implications from a Study of How Lawyers Reach Agreement in Pretrial Litigation,” 16 Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution 1 (2014).

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution gave him its award for best professional article for “Principles for Policymaking about Collaborative Law and Other ADR Processes,” 22 Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 619 (2007) and honorable mention for “Using Dispute System Design Methods to Promote Good-Faith Participation in Court-Connected Mediation Programs,” 50 UCLA Law Review 69 (2002).

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Most Recent Publications

Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding, 2017 JOURNAL OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION 1 (2017).

Building Negotiation Theory from Real-Life Negotiations, 2017 JOURNAL OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION 53 (2017).

Why and How Businesses Use Planned Early Dispute Resolution with Peter W. Benner, 13 UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS LAW JOURNAL __ (forthcoming 2017).

Last Lecture: Tips for Lawyers Who Want to Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money, 21 NORTH CAROLINA STATE BAR JOURNAL 21 (2016)

How Businesses Use Planned Early Dispute Resolution with Peter W. Benner, 34 ALTERNATIVES TO THE HIGH COST OF LITIGATION 49 (2016).

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