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LAW 1447 v00 : Mediation Advocacy Seminar

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Spring 2021
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kw715 Walsh, Kelly
LAW 1447 v00: Mediation Advocacy Seminar
Mediation Advocacy Seminar
FSaSu 9:00am-6:30pm
2/19 to 2/21
Paper and Special Requirement


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

The Summer Session section of this course will be enrolled via waitlist.

ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY AT ALL CLASS SESSIONS. Enrolled students must be in attendance at the start of the first class session in order to remain enrolled. Waitlisted students must be in attendance at the start of the first class session in order to remain eligible to be admitted off the waitlist. All enrolled students must attend each class session in its entirety. Failure to attend the first class session in its entirety will result in a drop; failure to attend any subsequent class session in its entirety will result in a withdrawal.

Enrolled students will have until the beginning of the second class session to request a drop by contacting the Office of the Registrar; a student who no longer wishes to remain enrolled after the second class session begins will not be permitted to drop the class but may request a withdrawal from an academic advisor in the Office of Academic Affairs. Withdrawals are permitted up until the last class for this specific course.

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Personal Information


Professor Walsh is a Counsel at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) where she handles complex dispute resolution and litigation matters, as well as the negotiation and implementation of complex settlement agreements. She also does dispute system design work, designing successful mediation processes to achieve settlement where other processes failed. Professor Walsh represents the agency in mediation, and is also responsible for preparing management officials to participate in mediation with their subordinate employees, as well as acting as the Legal Division management representative on certain negotiations with a labor union.

Professor Walsh is a co-instructor and facilitator for the FDIC Mediation Advocacy Skills Course and the FDIC Advanced Negotiation Skills Courses, training both FDIC attorneys and para-professionals in effective negotiation and mediation techniques, along with providing constructive feedback during observed simulations. She also is the sole instructor for a course on Having Difficult Conversations and Dealing with Difficult People.  She has co-presented skills workshops as part of the Delaney Post-Graduate Residency Program at Georgetown University Law Center.

Professor Walsh received her J.D. from the University of Toledo, College of Law, cum laude. She also holds an M.B.A. from the University of Toledo, College of Business, cum laude, and a B.A. in Political Science and History from Eastern Michigan University, magna cum laude. She received the ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law in 2008.

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