Wednesday, June 19
8: 45 a.m. – 5: 15 p.m.
Navajo Peacemaking, Restorative
Justice and Cultural Awareness
PART I: 8: 45 a.m. – Noon
After a brief overview of the legal relationship between federal, state,
and tribal governments, this panel will explore: ( 1) how the Navajo community resolves
conflict by use of a peacemaking process; and ( 2) the benefits of restorative justice as it
pertains to the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s Healing to Wellness Courts.
Dr. Ray Austin, Distinguished Jurist in Residence, Indigenous
Peoples Law and Policy Program, James E. Rogers College of Law
Professor Siera Taketchera Russell, Phoenix School of Law
Robert Copple, Copple & Associates
Dr. Marren Sanders, Phoenix School of Law
Our initial reactions and assumptions about people are often based on unconscious
biases related to cultural or ethnic differences. Through exercises geared toward
exploring our reactions to others, participants learn to identify bias, embrace differences,
and avoid labeling people.
Professor Mary Delores Guerra, Phoenix School of Law
Getting Past the Emotion in Mediation
PART II: 2 p.m. – 5: 15 p.m.
This hands-on program is designed to build specific skills in dealing with emotional
or difficult people in the mediation process. After an initial presentation, participants
will learn and practice techniques to address the anger, intransigence, tears and other
emotional barriers to resolution of disputes.
Professor Susan Daicoff, Phoenix School of Law
Dean Ann Woodley, Phoenix School of Law
Tamra Facciola, Eckert & Facciola
Jerome Allan Landau
Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Renee Gerstman, Jaburg & Wilk
Alona Gottfried, Simmons & Gottfried PLC
Steven Guttell, Steven M. Guttell PLC
Jerome Allan Landau, Jerome Allan Landau PC
Thursday, June 20
8: 45 a.m. – 10: 15 a.m.
How to Use ADR to Win
and Collect an Award in
an International Dispute
This presentation, by experts in the fields
of international arbitration, cross-border
litigation, and bilateral investment treaties,
will provide a first-hand overview of investments and disputes in foreign lands. This
program will focus on resolving cross-border
legal disputes through ADR procedures,
enforcement of judicial orders versus
arbitral awards in different jurisdictions,
and current global trends.