ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION TRAINING
General Mediation, 40 hours.
Family Mediation, 32 hours.
Juvenile Mediation, 8 hours.
Loyola University School of Law Chicago, IL
LLM, Child Law, 1997
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
BA, Political Science, 1989
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES
Chair Elect, AALS Section on ADR,
AFCC Editorial Board,
ACRA, Board of Directors,
UALR William H. Bowen School of Law Little Rock, AR
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
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, ChildLaw Center Chicago, IL
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 Chicago, IL
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. Evanston, IL
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.
UALR William H. Bowen School of Law
1201 McMath Avenue, Room 105