The Master of Laws Program is appropriate for lawyers with varied backgrounds and interests, such as:
Counsel for private and public organizations who represent clients and could help design systems for their organizations to handle regular disputes involving partners, customers, suppliers, and employees.
Lawyers who want to administer public and private dispute resolution organizations, such as private dispute resolution firms, court-annexed dispute resolution programs, community mediation programs, or statewide offices of dispute resolution.
Government lawyers who serve as administrative law judges or hearing officers or who are responsible for managing public participation processes.
Lawyers who want to become legal academics focusing on dispute resolution.
Lawyers who want to develop careers as mediators, arbitrators, trainers, and dispute resolution consultants.
Advocates in private practice.
Lawyers from abroad who are involved in designing dispute resolution processes in their own countries.