Aggie Dispute Resolution Program


Dispute Resolution Field Studies
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  • Intro to Israel: Water, Energy, and Dispute Resolution
    The Israel field study, co-led by Professor Nancy Welsh and Professor Gabriel Eckstein, will focus on regional disputes related to water and energy resource management.
  • Scotland: Natural Resource Management and Dispute Resolution
    The Scotland field study, ​led by Executive Professor Randy Gordon, will introduce students to the use of international commercial arbitration.

Program News

Welsh Receives Texas Bar Foundation Outstanding Law Journal Article Award

Professor Nancy A. Welsh is the 2018 recipient of the Texas Bar Foundation Outstanding Law Journal Article Award for her article, “Do You Believe in Magic?: Self-Determination and Procedural Justice Meet Inequality in Court Connected Mediation.” ► Learn more.

Regional ABA Client Counseling Competition Victory

Kaitlyn Pound and Grant MooreKaitlyn Pound and Grant Moore
Texas A&M Law students 3L Grant Moore and 2L Kaitlyn Pound won first place in the Region 11 rounds of the ABA Client Counseling Competition, held in Waco, Texas, on February 17-18. They will advance to the national finals in North Carolina on March 17-18. The Texas A&M Law team of 3L Steven Traeger and 2L Morgan Parker placed third in the Region 11 rounds. Both teams are coached by Kay Elliott. Congratulations to all!  ► Learn more.

Reilly Named Chair-Elect of AALS ADR section

Congratulations to Associate Professor Peter Reilly!  On January 4, 2018, Professor Reilly was elected to the position of Chair-Elect of the AALS (Association of American Law Schools) Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Aggie Dispute Resolution Expands Team, Adds Innovative Courses

Welsh and Garcia 

This fall, Texas A&M Law welcomed legal scholars Nancy Welsh and Guillermo Garcia to its nationally ranked Dispute Resolution Program along with launching new program initiatives and expanding course offerings.  ► Read more.

Kay ElliottKay Elliott

Congratulations!  On Saturday, October 28, Texas A&M University School of Law Adjunct Professor Kay Elliott received the Outstanding Credentialed Mediator Award from the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.

Prof. Elliott is a mediator, arbitrator and mediation trainer. She coaches several ADR teams for Texas A&M. Since 1990, her teams have won numerous regional and national championships, including the 2016 ABA Representation in Mediation national championship. Prof. Elliott also is co-editor of the State Bar of Texas Handbook on Alternative Dispute Resolution (3rd edition), a member of the Texas and National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, a charter member of the Texas Mediation Trainers Round Table, and a former member of the State Bar of Texas ADR section council.

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