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Frenkel Stepping Down as Clinic Director
He Turned Penn Law’s Program into One of the Best in the Country
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His philosophy of engagement, Goldfarb said, permeates the program. She said Frenkel has spent his career working one-onone and providing constant feedback, support and supervision to students. One such student is Amy Feldman, L’94, GED’94. Feldman, took Frenkel’s mediation course in 1993. She still remembers a case in which she participated at Philadelphia Municipal Court as “vintage Frenkel”.

Two neighbors had a beautiful tree that abutted both properties. One neighbor unintentionally harmed the tree and it died. From that point, the relationship soured and they became embroiled in a dispute over who should pay for a new tree. The breach was healed — after hours of working with the parties- — when one of the litigants agreed to invite all of the neighbors, including the offending one, to a house party.

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