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Volume 3, Number 2, February 2003

Georgetown University Law Center Establishes Hewlett Fellowship in Conflict Resolution and Legal Problem Solving

The Georgetown University Law Center, with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, announces an LL.M. degree program in Conflict Resolution and Legal Problem Solving commencing in July of 2002. The Fellowship will be offered to one or two candidates per year, for a two year fellowship program designed to prepare the Fellow for a career in scholarship, teaching and practice in the field of dispute resolution, including conflict resolution and legal problem solving in such areas as general litigation, environment, international, public interest and public policy, complex and multi-party problems (such as mass torts and class actions) corporate, intellectual property or other areas of interest to the Fellow and faculty.

The Fellow will begin by assisting in course instruction in current Georgetown offerings in Dispute Resolution, including Negotiation, Mediation, Multi-Party Dispute Resolution, Alternative Dispute Resolution (survey) (seminar) and (policy), including some clinical supervision in a planned Mediation clinical offering, taking relevant substantive courses in the field of the Fellow’s interest and then will develop and teach his/her own courses in the field. The Fellow will be expected to complete an LL.M thesis of publishable quality to contribute to the advancement of the field of conflict resolution and legal problem solving.

Application should be made by letter, with accompanying c.v., writing samples, official law school transcript and statement of research and teaching interests, to:

Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave., N.W.,
Washington, DC. 20001-2095

Candidates should have exceptional academic credentials, preferably including publication and strong research interests, law school courses in negotiation or dispute resolution, some social science, and some relevant experience in dispute resolution (including litigation, negotiation, mediation, public policy consensus building, ombuds, or equivalent experience).

Fellows will receive a stipend of about $37,000 (taxable) per annum, plus all tuition and fees in the LL.M program.

For further information, please write, call or email:

Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Director, Georgetown-Hewlett Program in Conflict Resolution and Legal Problem-Solving
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC. 20001-2095
(202) 662-9379/

Applications are due April 1, 2003 for the Fellowships beginning on July 1, 2003.

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