McGeorge Wins ABA International Negotiation Competition

This dispatch comes from our good friend (OGF?) Michael Colatrella (McGeorge). McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific students Doug Leach and Leah Parrish, representing the United States, won the American Bar Association’s (ABA) International Negotiation Competition held from June 26-30, 2018 in Wales, UK. The McGeorge negotiation team qualified to compete in the … Continue reading McGeorge Wins ABA International Negotiation Competition

Mindfulness in Law Society Conference August 3rd

FOI Richard Reuben (Missouri) sends along this conference announcement for the Mindfulness in Law Society.  Please note that lack of conference registration information in the message, so if you’re interested please contact Richard directly. As many of you know, I have been focusing a lot of my time the last few years on opening doors … Continue reading Mindfulness in Law Society Conference August 3rd

Tenth Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution at St. John’s School of Law and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) invite you to participate in the tenth annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon, a competition of competence in the dispute resolution field. The Triathlon is the first and only competition to include negotiation, mediation, advocacy, and arbitration … Continue reading Tenth Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

Ebner Wins Award

A simulation co-authored by Noam Ebner (Creighton) has been named a first-prize co-winner of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs annual E-PARCC teaching case and simulation competition. Congratulations, Noam! The simulation places participants in the role of EU leaders tasked with forming EU policy in face of the waves of migration entering … Continue reading Ebner Wins Award

The “Think Like A Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated

Mary E. Jutten wrote a piece in the ABA Journal titled The “Think Like a Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated, which makes some interesting points that will be familiar to readers of this blog.  Her most interesting point being that law schools need to teach students to think like professional service providers rather than gladiators … Continue reading The “Think Like A Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated