The main emphasis will be on developing the skills needed to represent clients in arbitration proceedings subject to the Federal Arbitration Act and conducted pursuant to the Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association. This course does not address international arbitration, which is separately offered.
The course is offered as an intensive skills experience taking place over five days. In that period of intensive instruction, students will be required to negotiate, prepare and submit a written arbitration agreement; draft a full reasoned arbitration award at the end of the course; master doctrinal principles; and take part in several simulations, including contract negotiations, pre-hearing argument, and a full arbitration hearing.
Approved for the Experiential Learning Requirement.
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