Moritz College of Law

Upcoming ADR Events at Moritz

Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution

Professor Theodore J. St. Antoine
Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Michigan

Date: Please check back soon for updates
Saxbe Auditorium



Upcoming Symposium Information

The next Symposium offered by the Journal on Dispute Resolution will be held Fall 2016. Please check back for updates.

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Conversations About Future Directions in DR

 JDR Symposium

Friday, January 30, 2015

Columbus, Ohio

In Celebration of

 JDR’S 30th Anniversary

The Barrister Club at The Ohio State University

 (Timing of Events During the Day Subject to Change)


8:30 – 10:15     Welcome & Panel 1:  Horizons: Theory and Conceptual Challenges

Topics and Presenters:

Moderator:  Professor Roy J. Lewicki, Irving Abramowitz Memorial Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business

Conflict Resolution Theory ‘Writ Large’

Professor Timothy Hedeen, Professor of Conflict Management, Department of Political Science & International Affairs, Kennesaw University

Negotiation Process

Andrea Kuper Schneider, Professor of Law,

Marquette University Law School

Mediation Process

Lela P. Love, Professor of Law and Director, Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution, Cardozo Law School

Arbitration Process

Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, Associate Dean for Faculty

Development & Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law, University of Georgia School of Law

Professional/Ethical Challenges

Ellen Waldman, Professor of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

10:15 – 10:45     Break

 10:45 – 12:30    Panel 2:  Horizons: Policy and Program Challenges

Facilitator:  Sharon B. Press, Professor of Law and Director, Dispute Resolution Institute, Hamline University School of Law


Colin Rule, Chairman and COO,

Donna Stienstra, Research Analyst, Federal Judicial Center

Andrew Thomas, Project Manager, Sanford, Florida and former Executive Director, Center for Dispute Settlement, Rochester, NY

Eric Tuchmann, Esq. – General Counsel, American Arbitration Association

Daniel M. Weitz, Esq. – Deputy Director, Division of Professional and Court Services, Coordinator of Office of ADR Programs, New York State Unified Court System

12:30 – 1:45   Lunch

 1:45 – 3:30     Panel 3:  Horizons:  Challenges of Practice

Facilitator:  Dr. Susan Carpenter, Susan Carpenter and Associates


Howard Bellman, Esq. – Mediator/Arbitrator/Facilitator Madison, Wisconsin

Jacquelin Drucker, Esq. – Arbitrator, New York, NY and Columbus, OH

 (Hon.) Bruce Meyerson (Ret.) – Mediator/Arbitrator Phoenix, AZ

Andrew Thomas, Project Manager, Sanford, Florida and former Executive Director, Center for Dispute Settlement, Rochester, NY, Mediator and Facilitator

3:30 – 4:00     Summary and Reflections: What Is The Decade’s Agenda?

Jay Folberg, Esq. Chair, JAMS Foundation, Professor Emeritus and former Dean, University of San Francisco School of Law

 4:00                   Adjournment