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Professor Schmitz: A Conversation About Access to Justice and the Efficacy of ODR Processes

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently talked about access to justice issues and ODR on the podcast: A Conversation About Access To Justice And The Efficacy Of ODR Processes. The conversation was centered on her recent article “Measuring ‘Access to Justice’ in the Rush to Digitize,” 88 Fordham L. Rev 2381 (2020). The podcast is part of a series produced by…

New Book on Humor and ADR Features Cartoon Captions by Professor Schmitz

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was included in a new book, “Humor in Negotiations & ADR: Cartoon Contest Caption Winners from the ABA Dispute Resolution Magazine” published on Amazon. Professor Schmitz has offered a winning caption on 2 occasions over the years, and therefore her witty captions were noted in this compilation. During these trying times, it is nice to stop…

Professor Schmitz continues leadership role with ABA committee

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has again been named as co-chair of the American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution Technology Committee. Since 2017, Professor Schmitz has been active in developing programming to assist dispute resolution providers in moving online. In the wake of the pandemic, Professor Schmitz has provided four presentations in the past few months as part of this…

Professor Schmitz to present at ABA Dispute Resolution Virtual Spring Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been involved in moving the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference online, and will play a significant role in the conference. She will discuss “’Decoding’ Ethical Design and Practice in Resolving Smart Contract & Blockchain-Related Disputes,” on May 18. In this session, she will explain how to more effectively evaluate the reliability and enforceability…

Professor Schmitz presents free ODR training for community mediators

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present a two-hour, free “ODR Training for Community Mediators,” on Tuesday, May 5 via Zoom. As part of her ongoing pro bono work to assist mediators who are having to move online in the wake of COVID-19, Professor Schmitz has teamed up with the director of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, Linda…

Professor Lande interviewed for Court ADR newsletter

The March 2020 issue of the Resolutions Systems Institute enewsletter, Court ADR Connection, features an interview with Professor John Lande. The enewsletter has a series called, “My Favorite Resource,” that features interviews with dispute resolution professionals across the country to learn about their favorite resource. Professor Lande shares the resources that he developed throughout his career – either on his…

Professor Schmitz among panelists for online dispute resolution webinar

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented online as part of a special series for the American Bar Association, “ODR in the ERA of COVID-19: Experts Answer Your Questions”. This was a free resource aimed to help dispute resolution providers and courts seeking ideas and best practices for moving online. This was very highly attended, as individuals look for help in the…

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…