Duquesne University School of Law

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION, 2 credits

Elective Course
Enrollment Limit:  25
Course Requirement: class projects; no exam
Satisfies Professional Skills requirement
Fulfills Concentration Elective:  Civil Litigation, Family Law, Government & Public Interest Law, Labor & Employment Law, Religion & Moral Life

This course is a survey of various dispute resolution processes, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration and hybrid processes. This two (2) credit course is designed for those who anticipate using ADR while representing clients as well as those who are interested in serving as neutrals in one or more ADR processes. While the course will involve discussion of dispute resolution theory, the focus will be on skills training, ethics and the use of ADR problem-solving.  (Students who have registered for Judgment and Decision Making for Lawyers cannot register for this course.) 

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