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LLM Alumna Spotlight: Hong Hu

After her family was involved in a land dispute resolved by court-supervised mediation when she was young, Hong Hu, LLM ’01, was inspired to pursue a career in dispute resolution. “That is probably where the initial motivation [to pursue ADR] came from,” Hong said. Thanks to her talent, hard work, and education at the University of Missouri, Hong now serves…

Featured LLM Student: Michael Russell

After graduation from the University of Memphis School of Law in 1999, Michael Russell went on to practice labor and employment law for almost 20 years. Now, with a busy mediation and arbitration practice, Russell is pursuing his Master of Laws degree through Mizzou’s online LLM program. “I had been interested in an LLM for some time,” Russell said. “When…

Featured LLM Alumnus: Mohan Peddinti

After receiving his Bachelor of Laws degree from NALSAR, University of Law in Hyderabad, India, and completing two years in a corporate legal role at Dr. Reddy’s, Mohan Srimat Tirumala Peddinti packed his bags and moved over 8,000 miles to Columbia, Mo., in August 2006 to pursue his LLM degree at the University of Missouri School of Law. “Mizzou Law…

Featured LLM Student: April Sawhill

Fifteen years after graduating with a JD from the University of Tennessee College of Law and living abroad in South Korea and Singapore, April Sawhill returned to school as an LLM student at Mizzou Law. “While living in Southeast Asia, I observed a global trend toward greater participation in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and realized it would impact my return…

Cyberweek 2020 will Feature Professor Schmitz and Two LLM Students

Professor Amy J Schmitz and two Mizzou Law online LLM students will be among the presenters at Cyberweek 2020, Nov. 2-6. Chimdimma Onyedebelu and April Sawhill will be on the student panel presenting their scholarship in ODR (online dispute resolution). Professor Schmitz  will participate in two “Arbitration Conversations” with Delos Dispute Resolution, Hafez Virjee, and Chittu Nagarajan on ODR in India.…

Professor Schmitz Presents at Dispute Resolution Conference in California

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented twice at the Pepperdine Law School Straus Institute’s conference, “Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future,” in Malibu, Calif., June 17-19.  Professor Schmitz discussed MU Law’s new online LLM in Dispute Resolution, and her course “Dispute Resolution in the Digital Age” as part of a plenary panel  on “Engaging the Real World: Globalization and the…

Chihera Selected for Internship in New York City

Brian Chihera, LLM ’19, accepted a summer internship at the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) in New York City.  Chihera was one of two LLM in Dispute Resolution students studying with Mizzou Law in 2018-2019 from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. His selection adds to a growing list of MU LLM students who…