Date Submitted: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 22:27:04 GMT

LAW 1480 v01 : Negotiations and Mediation Seminar

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mgr4 Reinberg, Melissa
LAW 1480 v01: Negotiations and Mediation Seminar
Negotiations and Mediation Seminar
Th 10:00a-1:00p
Paper and Special Requirement


Students may not receive credit for both this seminar and the Negotiations Seminar, the Mediation Seminar, or the Mediation Advocacy Seminar.

ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY AT ALL CLASS SESSIONS. All enrolled and waitlisted students must be in attendance at the start of the first class session in order to be eligible for a seat in the class and must attend each class session in its entirety.

There is a course materials fee for this course, which covers outside vendor materials purchased on behalf of all enrolled students (these materials are distributed as part of the course's in-class assignments and exercises). This fee is posted to your student account in August (for Fall courses) or December (for Spring courses), or as soon as you are enrolled in the course, whichever is later. Students who drop the course will be refunded the amount. Students approved to withdraw will not be refunded.

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Personal Information


Professor Reinberg, who joined the adjunct faculty in 2001, currently serves as a mediator with the D.C. Superior Court's Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division, where she mediates small claims and family cases. She also serves as a mediator with the Community Dispute Resolution Center in D.C., where she mediates criminal and police misconduct cases, and is a Negotiation Instructor at Calvary Women’s Services. From 1995 to 2000, Professor Reinberg was the Legal Director of the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, where she managed and directed the organization's legal operations and trained and supervised the attorneys in all aspects of individual and impact case development and trial preparation in family, housing, public benefits, and disability cases. Prior to working at the Legal Aid Society, Professor Reinberg was a staff attorney at the Neighborhood Legal Services Program in D.C. and a Prettyman Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center's Juvenile Justice Clinic. Professor Reinberg has taught negotiation and mediation to attorneys and judges through the Harvard Negotiation Project's Program of Instruction for Lawyers and Conflict Management, Inc., in Cambridge, MA, and to attorneys, teachers, and other professionals in the District of Columbia. She has served on several D.C. Bar projects, including the D.C. Bar Landlord and Tenant Task Force and the D.C. Bar Task Force on Children at Risk. Professor Reinberg has also taught at many D.C. Bar and D.C. Superior Court training programs and has been a guest lecturer at American University's Washington College of Law and a guest lecturer and member of the adjunct faculty at George Washington University School of Law.

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