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Professor Schmitz Continues Service to National and International ODR Groups

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was renamed as a fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution for 2019-2020. Fellows are chosen from among an international group of educators and innovators who have contributed to the growing field of online dispute resolution (ODR). Schmitz was first named as a fellow in 2018. She will be a panelist at the…

Professor Schmitz Presents on ODR at ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented on “ODR in the Courts” at the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN, on April 12. Professor Schmitz explained the new online mechanisms being used in the courts for a variety of less complex cases.  Her talk explored new “e-courts” that essentially move traditional judicial processes into the “virtual” world of…

Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution Co-sponsoring Mediation Week Events

The American Bar Association Mediation Week – “Mediation, Civil Discourse, and ABA 2011 Resolution 108” –  is Oct. 14–20.  The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution is co-sponsoring several events with The Communications Center and the Association of Missouri Mediators (AMM). Sarah Read of The Communications Center will provide a skills workshop from 2-5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15. The…

Professor Schmitz Discusses Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements at ABA Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented on a panel, “Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements – the Pro se Litigant v. the Experienced Lawyer – Can We “Level the Playing Field?”” at the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference in Washington D.C., April 7-8 , 2018. The panel provided a lively debate regarding the pros and cons of using various dispute resolution methods…