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Photo Album:  2019 ABA SDR Conference

Continuing my tradition, I took photos of folks at the recent ABA Section of Dispute Resolution conference.  You can click here to see the photo collections I previously posted, along with an explanation of what they represent. Below are pictures from the conference, which are limited to shots (1) of people with whom I happened … Continue reading Photo Album:  2019 ABA SDR Conference

Mark Your Calendars: ABA Conference Next Year April 22-25 in New Orleans

I just came back from the ABA conference, which I thought was great.  Unfortunately, the weather prevented some people from getting there on time or at all. Next year, it will be April 22-25 at the Sheraton in New Orleans. I predict that there will not be more than five inches of snow nor a … Continue reading Mark Your Calendars: ABA Conference Next Year April 22-25 in New Orleans

Conversation with Nancy Rogers about the Past and Future of the ADR Field

Nancy Rogers, a great leader in our field, has made tremendous contributions to our community and she is one of the people I thanked for her contribution to my career.  I was fortunate to participate in a three-week summer institute that she and others organized at Ohio State in 1993.  With Nancy’s permission, I am … Continue reading Conversation with Nancy Rogers about the Past and Future of the ADR Field

Be There or Be Square

Do you care about the future of ADR in legal education? If so, you will want to be at Peppedine on June 18-19 for Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future: An International Conference for Dispute ResolutionTeachers, Scholars, and Leaders. This landmark conference for full-time faculty and current adjunct instructors will bring together leading dispute … Continue reading Be There or Be Square

ABA Conference Sessions You Might Consider

I love the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution annual conferences. They always put on a wide array of wonderful sessions and it’s a great time to connect with friends, old and new. In what has become an annual tradition, I am listing some sessions in this year’s conference that particularly intrigue me.  This reflects my … Continue reading ABA Conference Sessions You Might Consider

What Will Be the Future of ADR in US Legal Education?

Recently, Doug Yarn (Georgia State) posted a message on the DRLE listserv describing his school’s decision to cut back its ADR program. This was shortly after I saw a post by Nicholas A. Mirkay (formerly Creighton and now Hawaii) and Palma Joy Strand (Creighton), Disruptive Leadership in Legal Education, about their experience at Creighton, where … Continue reading What Will Be the Future of ADR in US Legal Education?

Lisa Blomgren Amsler Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Here’s the first paragraph of a press release from Marquis Who’s Who: “Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Lisa Blomgren Amsler with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Amsler (nee Blomgren, and formerly Bingham) celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and … Continue reading Lisa Blomgren Amsler Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Call for Proposals for ABA Conference

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is calling for proposals for the 2019 Spring Conference.  The theme is “Shining the Light on Parties: Enhancing the Experience of ADR Users.” The 2019 Annual Spring Conference will be held on April 10-13, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Here is a brief sketch of … Continue reading Call for Proposals for ABA Conference