Ms. Kelly Olson

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ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION TRAINING
Aurora University
Family Mediation, 32.00 Hours

CCR
Juvenile Mediation, 8.00 Hours

CCR
General Mediation, 40.00 Hours

EDUCATION
Loyola University School of Law
LLM - Child Law, 1997

University of Michigan
Juris Doctorate 1992

Marquette University
BA - Political Science, 1989

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS
ACRA, Board of Directors
AFCC Editorial Board
Chair Elect, AALS Section on ADR
ABA Conference Chair - SDR Meeting, Seattle, 2015
AFCC Board Member, 2015-2018

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
UALR William H. Bowen School of Law
2001 - Present
Professor of Law
Director of Clinical Programs since August 2003
Mediation Clinic Director from August 2001-July 2003;
directs clinical programs in mediation, litigation, tobacco and tax; supervises mediation and
litigation clinics.

Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, ChildLaw Center
1996-2001
ChildLaw Mediation Projects Coordinator, Lecturer
Helped ChildLaw clinic director to design a child-focused litigation clinic curriculum; taught child
interviewing and negotiation skills to ChildLaw clinicians.

Office of the Inspector General
1999-2001; intern 1996
Program Consultant, Facilitator & Mediator
Assisted in the research and development of unfitness grounds and the revised termination of
parental rights standards within the Illinois Adoption Act; supervised law students facilitating
family group conferences (FGC) in DCFS cases.

Hilltop Communications, Inc.
1992-1995
President and General Counsel
Researched, prepared and filed incorporation documents; created and implemented three year
business plan; organized relationships and negotiated contracts with long distance carriers

CRT: 
2005-12
Name Prefix: 
Ms.
First Name: 
Kelly
Last Name: 
Olson
Business: 
UALR William H. Bowen School of Law
Address: 
1201 McMath Avenue, Room 105
City: 
Little Rock
State: 
AR
Zip Code: 
72207
Email: 
kbolson@ualr.edu
Phone Number: 
(501) 324-9452
Fax Number: 
(501) 324-9911
Mediation Type: 
Juvenile Division
Probate
Mediator Status: 
Active