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Professor Douglas Frenkel with a mediation student at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Philadelphia.

Several Examples:

  • Mediated international child abduction disputes through the use of the Law School’s Internet video conferencing technology.
  • Brokered the settlements of complex employment discrimination claims against regional employers based on age, gender and disability.
  • Successfully forged an agreement, in Mandarin, in a dispute over unpaid roofing bills, facilitating the reconciliation of a mother and her daughter.
  • Resolved heated campus controversies stemming from fraternity-based and other student misconduct claims.
  • Drafted guidelines for court and school-based mediation programs and, as alums, taken on bar leadership positions in dispute resolution and taught mediation courses in the U.S. and abroad. 

Registration Information

Mediation Clinic: One semester course offered both Fall and Spring semesters
# of Credits:

5 credits (may drop one credit in exchange for satisfying 35 hours of student’s pro bono requirement).

Pre-requisites: None
Registration Information:

Open to JD 3L students and 1st and 2nd semester 2L students.

LLM students may enroll, but should not register during Advance Registration as an interview with Clinic faculty is required.  Consult these Registration instructions. 


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