CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 10, Issue 11 - January 12, 2010

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. RICHARD REUBEN TEACHES OVER SEMESTER BREAK
Prof. Richard Reuben co-taught an intersession class from Jan. 4-8 on Interviewing and Client Counseling with Prof. Marjorie Aaron at the University of Cincinnati School of Law.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

JOHN BLANKENSHIP TO BE PUBLISHED IN APPALACHIAN JOURNAL OF LAW
John Blankenship (LL.M. '08) will publish an article in the Appalachian Journal of Law this spring. The article, “The Vitality of the Opening Statement in Mediation:  A Jumping-Off Point to Consider the Process of Mediation,” was written as an independent study paper in the LLM Program.

MARIA ELENA JARA CONTINUES WORK IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION FIELD IN ECUADOR
Maria Elena Jara (LL.M. '04) is working hard in Ecuador at a major law firm as well as teaching at the Catholic University and the Andean University. In addition, she is working with the Chamber of Commerce as an arbitration secretary, a case manager for arbitration cases. Also in this capacity she is teaching mediation and negotiation courses around the country to open mediation centers organized by the Justice Ministry. 

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION TELECONFERENCES
FEB. 5, FROM 11:30 AM TO 5:15 PM EASTERN TIME
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is offering four live teleconferences on Fri., Feb. 5. To learn more and to register online see, http://www.abanet.org/dispute/. Registration deadline: Jan . 29.

11:30am - 1:00pm Eastern Time
Reining in Costs and Delays in Commercial and Construction Arbitration
Sponsored by the Construction Committee of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section

2:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time
Current Trends and Developments in International Arbitration
Co -sponsored by the ABA International Law Section

2:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time
Debatable Dilemmas: Real World Mediation Ethics for Litigators and Mediators

4:45pm - 5:15pm Eastern Time
Effective Advocacy in Mediations

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: NYSDRA 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE
OCT. 20-22, TROY, NY
The New York State Dispute Resolution Association seeks proposals for its annual conference Oct. 20-22. For details, see http://www.nysdra.org/anniversary/Training2010.aspx. Proposal deadline: Feb. 16.

MEDIATORS BEYOND BORDERS ANNUAL CONGRESS
MARCH 5-7, WASHINGTON, DC
Mediators Beyond Borders invites attendees to its annual congress in Washington, DC on March 5-7. For details, see www.mediatorsbeyondborders.org/what/congress.shtml.

CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CONFERENCE
JUNE 17-18, GREENBELT, MD
The Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution annual conference, Managing Conflict and Removing Barriers to Collaborative Decision Making, will be held on June 17-18. For more information, including scholarship information, see http://www.natlctr4adr.org/. Deadline for earlybird registration fees: March 1.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

OMBUDSMAN, WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
The World Intellectual Property Organization seeks an ombudsman. Application deadline: Jan. 20.

MEDIATOR, FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE
WASHINGTON, DC
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service seeks a Mediator, Alternative Dispute Resolution and International Services. Application deadline: Jan. 26.

SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
WASHINGTON, DC
Search for Common Ground seeks interns for its summer international internship program. Application deadline: Feb. 5.

FAMILY MEDIATION CLINIC FELLOWSHIP, UNVIERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW
BALTIMORE, MD
The University of Baltimore School of Law seeks applications for a fellowship in its Family Mediation Clinic to start on or before April 1. Application deadline: Feb. 28. 

PROGRAM MANAGER, TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN AFRICA
INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation seeks a program manager with a thorough understanding of the place of transitional justice within peace-building initiatives in Africa.