CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 36 - August 14, 2003

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

JANE ANN LANDRUM LAUNCHED A MEDIATION PRACTICE
Jane Ann Landrum (í02) has joined the Law Offices of Rhonda S. Loeppke, LLC, to launch a mediation practice. She will mediate various types of cases and will also represent clients. Congratulations, Jane! You can reach her at 118 East Short Street, Independence, MO 64050, (816) 795-5755, jlandrum1@sbcglobal.net.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

AAA PROGRAM ON MEDIATION ADVOCACY TRAINING
SEPT. 6, ST. LOUIS The American Arbitration Association is presenting a program, "Mediation Advocacy Training for Attorneys: Guiding the Client to Conciliation", on Fri., Sept. 5, and will feature Thomas Blumenthal. This program will be at the American Arbitration Association, 100 N. Broadway, Suite 1820 in St. Louis. For more information or to register, call Jennifer Romano at (314) 621-7175 or go to www.adr.org.

SYMPOSIUM ON PARTNERING, COLLABORATION AND COOPERATION
OCT. 9-10, MARTINSBURG, WV The Eighth International Symposium on Partnering, Collaboration and Cooperation will be October 9-10, at Ezekielís Place Retreat Center just outside Martinsburg, West Virginia. The working title for this year's symposium is: "Bridging the Gap: Finding the Common Ground in Troubled Times". Major event sponsors include Conflict Management Consortium, Inc. (CMC), the Center for Excellence in Facilitation and Leadership, and the Marsh Institute for Government and Public Policy of Shenandoah University. For more information, contact Dr. Charles P. Lickson at CMC by calling 800-967-4555 or (540) 636-8900, or sending e-mail to clickson@cmc-resolution.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

TENURE TRACK PROFESSOR, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
DOMINGUEZ HILLS, CA The College of Arts and Sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills, seeks candidates for appointment as a full-time tenure-track associate professor in the Behavioral Science Graduate Program. The program offers master's degrees with an emphasis in conflict management or gerontology. Duties in this position include teaching graduate-level courses on campus or online with a willingness to teach evenings and weekends. Candidates must have a terminal degree in one of the social sciences, communications, or a closely related field such as law. For a detailed position announcement, e-mail the program director or call (310) 243-2155. Review of applications will begin no later than Aug. 25, and will continue until the position is filled.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION ASSOCIATE, RESOLVE
WASHINGTON, DC RESOLVE, a neutral, non-profit, public policy dispute resolution organization, is seeking applicants for an associate to assist RESOLVE senior mediators and facilitators located in Washington, DC. For more information see the binder in 206 Hulston. Resumes will be accepted until Sept. 15.

SOROS JUSTICE FELLOWSHIPS
The Criminal Justice Initiative (CJI) of the Open Society Institute supports individuals who will further its mission of reducing the nationís reliance on policies of punishment and incarceration, and restoring discretion and fairness to the U.S. criminal justice system. Through three fellowships - Soros Justice Advocacy, Senior, and Media - CJI funds individuals from various fields such as the law, public health, community organizing and the media, to design and implement projects that will reflect and support the work of CJIís programs: The Gideon Project, The After Prison Initiative, The Community Advocacy Program, and the Policy and Research Programs. For application and program information, visit the web site. Application deadline: Sept. 26.

FEDERAL JOBS LISTING
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has a web-based job site at www.usajobs.opm.gov/. Using key words, individuals can search the site for job openings in the U.S. federal government.