Now that classes have started and the interview season is upon us, it’s always interesting to examine what law firms will do to be attractive to law students. As a creative method to demonstrate to law students that they truly are different, Halleland Lewis in Minneapolis developed an interactive website to demonstrate the questions and … Continue reading What Law Firms Say and What They Actually Mean…
I am linking here to an interesting article from the ABA Journal last week pointing out that a lawyer’s reputation is much like your savings account–add a little to it each year and it can make you rich over time. I like this framework of reputation for two reasons: One, it suggests that a good reputation … Continue reading Your Reputation Bank Account
Because of multiple requests, we are going to extend the submission deadline for AALS Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress conference. The original deadline was today at noon, but it is now extended to Monday September 15th at 6pm Pacific time. The conference itself is scheduled for Friday (all day) and Saturday (morning), October 24th and 25th at … Continue reading Another Deadline Extended – AALS DR Section WIP Conference
The U.S. Supreme Court’s Hall Street opinion in March 2008 made clear that the Court believes that the FAA does not provide a basis for parties to expand contractually the scope of judicial reviews of arbitral awards. But the Court specifically left open the possibility that state statutory or common law might provide a basis … Continue reading Has California Answered Hall Street’s Invitation Already?
This summer I read the book, Elements of Persuasion by Richard Maxwell & Robert Dickson. I’ll be blogging about other fascinating parts of the book but today, in honor of Harley Davidson’s 105th anniversary which was celebrated last weekend (with thousands of Harley riders in town including up and down the main street in front … Continue reading Persuasion through Harley Davidson
Consider this note to be a last second reminder that the deadline for submitting a presentation proposal for the ABA Dispute Resolution Conference in New York City in April is looming. Originally the submission deadline was tomorrow September 5th, but it has been extended to Thursday September 11th. To make a submission go to … Continue reading ABA Dispute Resolution Conference Proposals
If you are a regular reader of this blog, you may have noticed a new name listed in the contributors column on the left hand portion of the screen. My name is Art Hinshaw and I’m a Clinical Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where I act … Continue reading An Introduction . . . .
In line with Michael’s previous post on jobs, let me also link to Emily Menn’s list of Jobs in Dispute Resolution. Emily, who is one of Marquette’s grads in Dispute Resolution and now the Director of Education and Professional Development for the New York State DR Association, runs a listserve for those interested in either posting … Continue reading More ADR Jobs