Available to: 2nd and 3rd year students
Mediation externships enable students to acquire the skills of mediators through study, mock exercises, observations and actual practice in supervised settings.
Course: Mediation & Advanced Negotiation (3 cr., graded, Spring) teaches effective high-conflict communication, advanced negotiation theory and skills, and basic facilitation and mediator skills, and satisfies the minimum education requirement for membership on the mediator roster of the Utah State Court ADR program.
Placement: (1 cr., P/F, every semester) to be taken concurrently or following course. Opportunities may include housing, discrimination, family, juvenile offender, small claims, high school conflicts, and other simple disputes.
Faculty: Professor Michele Mattsson
Registration & Placement: Externship availability is limited. Students may enroll in the Mediation & Advanced Negotiation course online. To apply for externship placement, students must complete the application form and submit it with their résumé and a short statement of interest.
LAW 7010-001: Mediation/Advanced Negotiation Spring: Thurs. & Fri. 8:50 – 9:40 a.m.
LAW 7011-001: Mediation Clinic Every Semester with co- or pre-requisite (1 cr.)