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Vol. 8, No. 1 (issue No. 21)  Newsletter of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution  October 2002

San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Section of Dispute Resolution Annual
Spring conference will occur in San
Antonio, March 20-22, 2003 at the Henry
B. Gonzalez Convention Center and Hilton
Palacio Del Rio. Mark your calendar and
plan to attend this premier dispute
resolution event. Last year the Section's
Spring meeting in Seattle, Washington was
a tremendous success attracting over 1,200
participants. This Spring we will again
provide a gathering place for dispute
resolution leaders, providers, consumers,
scholars, students, small law firms,
universities, large law firms, corporations,
accounting offices, psychologists' offices,
and others that comprise the wonderful
world of dispute resolution.
We plan to feature optional Skills Training
by Leading Practitioners on the Latest
Innovations in Dispute Resolution
Practice, the fourth annual Legal Educators
Colloquium in cooperation with the
Association of American Law Schools, the
14th annual Frank E. A. Sander Lecture, the
second annual Court Annexed Dispute
Resolution Mini-Conference, a one time
special pre-conference event focused on
expanding opportunities for minorities in
dispute resolution, close to 100 sessions

organized into practice and interest
specific tracks and the presentation of the
D'Alemberte/Raven Award during Friday's
September 11 Compensation Fund Special
Master Kenneth Feinberg has agreed to
deliver an exciting address on the work of
his office and several other stimulating
plenary sessions are in the works. All this
plus a Friday night gala celebration of the

tenth anniversary of the establishment of
the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution.
Subject matter tracks this year will include:
Arbitration, Community and Peer
Mediation, Communication, Construction
ADR, Corporate/Business ADR, Court-
Connected ADR, Employment and Labor
ADR, Ethics, Family, Government ADR,
Environment & Public Policy, Intellectual
Property and Technology, International
and Practice Development.
Look out for the comprehensive
conference brochure in December and stay
tuned to the Section web site at
www.abanet.org/dispute for updates.

New Book on Dispute Resoluti

Dispute Resolution Ethics: A
Comprehensive Guide, edited by Phyllis
Bernard and Bryant Garth and published
by the Section of Dispute Resolution
lays out the groundwork for dispute
resolution ethics at a time when the
public is clamoring for ethical behavior
in all walks of private and professional
The 520-page text was written by
leading practitioners and academics in
the dispute resolution field and
contains extensive appendices with 15
documents containing everything from
the Model Standards of Conduct for
Mediators to the Principles for ADR
Provider Organizations.
The book contains 11 chapters plus an
introduction by the editors and a
conclusion by Dean John Feerick.
Chapters include: Initiating the
Settlement   Process -   Ethical
Considerations, by Lawrence M.
Watson; Ethical Duties and Best


on Ethics

Practices When Engaging a Mediator
by Douglas Yarn; Mediation Values and
Lawyer Ethics: For the Ethical Lawyer
the Latter Trumps the Former, by
Lawrence J. Fox; Ethics for Whom? The
Recognition of Diversity in Lawyering
Calls for Plurality in    Ethical
Considerations   and   Rules   of
Rfpresentationgl Work, by Kimberlee K.
Kovach Mediator Ethics, by James J.
Alfini; Dispute Resolution and the
Unautorind Practice ofLaw, by Phyllis
Continued on Page 13.


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