Inaugural Event - Friday, April 23, 2010
Is Mediation a Profession or a Social Movement?
A look at how mediators (and those who use their services) want to be perceived, and the
implications for the practice and ethics of mediation
Arthur Pearlstein, Professor of Law and Director of the Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution,received his B.A from Haverford College, his J.D. from Harvard Law School cum laude, and his Master’s in Dispute Resolution from the Straus
Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University.
Immediately prior to joining the Creighton faculty, Professor
Pearlstein served as the general counsel and director of Alternative
Dispute Resolution and International Programs at the Federal
Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). Professor Pearlstein has
an has written widely on law, dispute resolution, and popular
culture and has been a speaker, panelist and guest lecturer on
negotiation and alternative dispute resolution at a wide variety of
institutions, conferences and symposia around the world.