2008 Symposium Speakers
The Second Generation of Dispute System Design: Reoccurring Problems and Potential Solutions
January 24, 2008 | Barrister Club
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Lisa Blomgren Bingham is the Keller-Runden Professor of Public Service at Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bloomington. Bingham received Association of Conflict Resolution's Abner Award in 2002 for excellence in research. In 2006, she received the Rubin Theory-to-Practice Award from International Association for Conflict Management and the Harvard Project on Negotiation for research that makes a significant impact on practice. She is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.
Cathy Costantino is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law School and George Washington University Law School, where she teaches Systems Design, Negotiation and Mediation Seminars. She is also Counsel at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation where she handles multi-party dispute resolution, including class actions. Ms. Costantino has done systems design work with a variety of clients, including the United Nations, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Singapore Arbitration Centre and clients in the United States, Canada, Australia and Great Britain. She has co-authored a book, Designing Conflict Management Systems (Jossey Bass 1996).
John Lande is Director of the LL.M. Program in Dispute Resolution and Associate Professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School. He was previously the Director of the Mediation Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law School. He began mediating in 1982 in California. His work focuses on various aspects of dispute systems design, including publications analyzing how lawyering and mediation practices will transform each other, business lawyers' and executives' opinions about litigation and ADR, designing court-connected mediation programs, the "vanishing trial," and Cooperative and Collaborative Law.
David B. Lipsky is the Anne Evans Estabrook Professor of Dispute Resolution in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and Director of the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution at Cornell University. He served as the national president of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (formerly the Industrial Relations Research Association) in 2006. In his research and teaching activities he primarily focuses on negotiation, conflict resolution, and collective bargaining. Lipsky served as dean of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell from 1988 until 1997 and has been a member of the Cornell faculty since 1969. He received his B.S. in 1961 from the ILR School at Cornell and his Ph.D. in economics from M.I.T. in 1967.
Francis McGovern is a Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law in Durham, NC. Professor McGovern has the unusual ability to integrate practical experience, abstract thinking, and teaching. This has earned him the "triple crown" in the legal community as premier practitioner, scholar, and teacher in the field of alternative dispute resolution. As a court-appointed special master or neutral expert, Professor McGovern has developed solutions in most of the significant mass claim litigation in the U.S., including DDT toxic exposure litigation in Alabama, the Dalkon-Shield controversy, and his current work involving the silicone gel breast implant litigation. Professor McGovern is the co-author of two published books, Successful Litigation Techniques and The Preparation of a Product Liability Case, and two books in progress, Toxic Substances Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Dale C. Hetzler, MSCM, JD, is CLO and Vice President at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, a 500 bed pediatric hospital system where he designed and began implementing their "superordinate claims management" process in 1990. He is an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law and at Kennesaw State University, is a registered neutral in Georgia, and is listed as a dispute resolver with American Healthcare Lawyers Association. He is a member of the state bars of Texas, Illinois, Missouri and Georgia, and serves on the board of the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys.
Joseph B. ("Josh") Stulberg, JD, Ph.D. is the John W. Bricker Professor of Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law where he also serves as Associate Dean for Faculty; A former Vice President of the American Arbitration Association, Professor Stulberg regularly conducts mediator training programs both domestically and internationally, and mediates selected employment, commercial, family, and public policy disputes. He has written widely on issues in mediation and served as the Reporter; for the 2005 Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators. Professor Stulberg is a Distinguished Fellow in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and a member of the New York Bar.
Judge Wayne Brazil has been a magistrate judge in the Northern District of California since 1984. In addition to a full range of judicial responsibilities in civil and criminal cases, he oversees the Court's extensive ADR program. He has hosted more than 1500 settlement conferences and has written extensively about settlement, public policy issues in court-sponsored ADR programs, case management, and civil discovery. Before becoming a magistrate judge he was a law professor and a civil litigator. He was educated at Stanford (B.A.),Harvard (M.A. and Ph.D.), and the University of California at Berkeley (J.D.).
Jeffrey S. Sutton sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Judge Sutton was a partner with the law firm of Jones Day Reavis & Pogue in Columbus, Ohio, and served as State Solicitor of the State of Ohio. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lewis F. Powell, Jr. (Ret.), the Honorable Antonin Scalia and the Honorable Thomas J. Meskill.
Nancy H. Rogers is Dean and Michael E. Moritz Chair in Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. She received a B.A. from the University of Kansas and J.D. from Yale Law School. After clerking for U.S. District Judge Thomas D. Lambros and serving as a staff attorney for the Cleveland Legal Aid Society, Dean Rogers began law teaching at Ohio State University in 1975. She was Associate Dean for the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law from 1992 to 1997, Vice Provost for Academic Administration for Ohio State University from 1999 to 2001 and Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School in 2000. She co-authored three books in the field of dispute resolution, including two that were honored with the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution Book Prize.