Spring 2013 • LAW 707 • Credits: 3
Instructor: Jane Gordon
Pass/no pass only. Intensive, skills-oriented course that trains law students to mediate a range of cases. Skills training offers opportunities to practice communication skills and the mediation model in role-playing activities. Enhances interviewing, problem solving and analysis, and negotiation skills. Participants discuss and practice techniques for balancing power, preserving impartiality, and maintaining ethical standards. After training is completed, students mediate small-claims cases from the Lane County District Court under the supervision of the clinic director or adjunct.