CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 8, Issue 18 - May 16, 2008

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

CSDR SPONSORS MEDIATION TRAINING FOR CIVIL CASES
JUNE 4-6, MU LAW SCHOOL, COLUMBIA, MO

The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and MU Law School Center for Continuing Legal Education is presenting “Mediation Training for Civil Cases” June 4-6 at the MU Law School. Center Training Program Director Paul Ladehoff and Prof. Jim Levin will lead the training. For more information and to register, see http://www.law.missouri.edu/cle/programs.html or call (573) 884-2276.

PROF. JOHN LANDE GAVE TALK TO MISSOURI BAR ADR COMMITTEE ON MEDIATION QUALITY
On May 9, Prof. John Lande gave a talk to the Missouri Bar Association ADR Committee in Jefferson City on Improving the Quality of Mediation.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

JIM REEVES APPOINTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NEW COMMUNITY MEDIATION ORGANIZATION
Jim Reeves (LL.M. '04) was recently appointed interim president of the board of directors of a new not-for-profit called Community Conflict Services of Metropolitan St. Louis. You can learn more about this organization at www.supportvictims.org/CCS.html. Jim also recently spoke on “Deals and Disputes: Negotiation Strategies for Corporate Counsel” at the Corporate Counsel Institute sponsored by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He will be speaking in June on "The Art of Mediation Advocacy" at the Bench & Bar Conference at the Lake of the Ozarks and providing an “ADR Update” at the 15-Hour Review of the Law sponsored by UMKC Law School.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

2008 INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
JUNE 18-19, VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Royal Roads University has partnered with lead organization ICANN and others to hold the 2008 International Forum on Online Dispute Resolution, June 18-19 in Victoria, British Columbia. For details, see http://www.odrforum2008.org/welcome.

PARENTING COORDINATION TRAINING
OCT. 23-24, KANSAS CITY, MO

Matthew Sullivan, PhD, a veteran psychologist/parenting coordinator from California will conduct a two-day training October 23-24 in Kansas City on Parenting Coordination. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) is sponsoring the training, in collaboration with University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School and Missouri AFCC. For details, e-mail Andrea Clark at mailto:Andrea.Clark@courts.mo.gov.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIRECTOR, MEDIATION NORTHERN IRELAND
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND

Mediation Northern Ireland seeks a director. For details on this position, see http://www.mediationnorthernireland.org/ . Application deadline: May 30.

ASSISTANT DIRECTORS FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROGRAM, THE CARTER CENTER
ATLANTA, GA

The Carter Center seeks two assistant directors for its conflict resolution program. For details on this position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. To learn more about the Carter Center, see http://www.cartercenter.org/homepage.html. Application deadline: July 5.

TRAINING DIRECTOR, THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER OF KITSAP COUNTY
SILVERDALE, WA

The Dispute Resolution Center of Kitsap County, WA , seeks a full time ADR training director. For details, see http://kitsapdrc.org/drcweb/node/206.