Professional Programs for Law Students

Law Student Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Society:

Affiliated with the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Dispute Resolution
  • The purpose of the Law Student ADR Society is to promote student interest in ADR by providing students with the tools and resources that allow them to gain an understanding of ADR in order to effectively use those skills as an alternative to litigation.
  • Various competitions sponsored by the ABA will be occurring in the fall and spring semesters. Students will find information of these upcoming events on this Web site and on postings within the law school.

Competitions:

Competition Instructions:

The regional competitions for arbitration and negotiation occur toward the end of the fall semester. Tryouts are held at the law school early in the fall semester. Dates of the competitions are posted in the law school and are available on this Web site once they are announced.

The regional competitions for mediation and client counseling occur during the spring semester. Tryouts are held at the law school in the middle of the fall semester. Dates of the competitions are posted in the law school and are available on this Web site once they are announced.

The international commercial arbitration competitions hold tryouts during the fall semester. Dates of the competitions are posted in the law school and are available on this Web site once they are announced.

Law students interested in trying out for these competitions or seeking more information can contact Gretchen Kutschke at gkutschk@depaul.edu or at 312-362-6197.

Dispute Resolution Curriculum:

  • Mediation
  • Advanced Mediation
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Negotiations
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution in Health Care Institutions
The Center for Dispute Resolution