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James Levin

Co-Director for the Center for Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship, Associate Director for the Center of Dispute Resolution and Adjunct Professor of Law

BA, Macalester College, '80
JD, Northeastern University, '86

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professor Levin joined the Law School in 1995 as Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution after serving six years as the executive director of the Dispute Resolution Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.

After receiving his J.D. in 1986 from Northeastern University, he clerked for the Hon. Robert G. Renner, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, and worked in a private law practice.

Professor Levin is an experienced practitioner and trainer in dispute resolution and was a founding member of the National Association for Community Mediation. He serves on the Missouri Supreme Court Commission on ADR Services in Domestic Relations Cases and he is the Chair of the University’s Campus Mediation Service Advisory Committee.

He also serves as a co-director of the law school’s summer study abroad program in Cape Town, South Africa. Professor Levin has published in the field of mediation. He teaches Mediation and directs the Mediation Clinic.

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Most Recent Publications

A "Party Satisfaction" Perspective on a Comprehensive Mediation Statute, 13 OHIO STATE JOURNAL ON DISPUTE RESOLUTION 885 (1998)

Instructor's Manual for Dispute Resolution and Lawyers with Leonard Riskin and James Westbrook, (West 1998)

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