Dispute Resolution Team – General
The Dispute Resolution Team is a student-run, co-curricular program that represent New York Law School in local, regional, and national lawyering skills competitions. Competitors gain experience in client interviewing and counseling, negotiation, mediation, and arbitration in a wide variety of subject areas. Students gain membership to the Team by successfully competing in NYLS’s Intramural Negotiation Competition held annually each spring, or through exceptional achievement in a writing competition held in the fall semester.
This co-curricular program offers student members the opportunity to develop their lawyering skills. The Dispute Resolution Team’s Executive Board and Faculty Advisor oversee the Team’s activities. Students may earn academic credit through membership and active involvement in Team competitions and training.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; Health Care Management and Compliance; International Business; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); Real Estate and Land Use; Tax; Trusts and Estates; General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution; General Practice – Transactional
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: Students who have completed one semester toward their degree are eligible to compete for membership.
1 Credit for Active Members and 2 Credits for E-Board Members