Straus Institute Leads National Conversation on Teaching Dispute Resolution at Upcoming Conference

May 23, 2019  | 1 min read

The Straus Institute at Pepperdine Law will host a landmark conference centered on dispute resolution teaching and methodology on June 18-19, 2019, in collaboration with American Bar Association and Texas A&M University’s Aggie Dispute Resolution Program.

Titled “Appreciating our Legacy and Engaging our Future,” this international conference convenes leading academics, clinicians, adjuncts, practitioners, and leaders to discuss the history of and recent developments in the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) pedagogy and practice. Pioneering faculty from across the country will engage in thoughtful dialogue on topics from balancing legal skills, ethics and policy in the classroom to the impact of globalization and culture in research.

Panel discussions will focus on a wide array of issues including the future of dispute resolution clinics and public service initiatives to bridge timely societal divides. Featured speakers will include:  

Colin Rule
Vice President of Online Dispute Resolution for Tyler Technologies

Andrea Schneider
Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School

Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Chancellor’s Professor, and Founding Faculty, University of California, Irvine Law School

Leonard L. Riskin
Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law

Tickets are $285 and include all plenary and breakout sessions. For more information, visit the event website.