Dispute Resolution Program

Experts in Conflict Resolution

Maryland Carey Law offers hands-on opportunities to learn and practice alternative dispute resolution (ADR) unmatched by any law school. You will have rich opportunities in clinics and externships because the Maryland Judiciary and federal government are leaders across the world in the use of ADR. You can hone your negotiation and mediation skills on our award-winning ADR Team, or get involved with innovative community initiatives and research in our nationally-recognized Center for Dispute Resolution.

Through concentrated study on the Dispute Resolution Track or a mix of elective courses, you will become a skillful negotiator, problem solver, and leader in any work setting. Our rich curriculum allows you to select courses tailored to your interests and career goals. You will be ready to take on complex challenges and achieve results for your clients.


Restorative Approaches in Education

The Center for Dispute Resolution supports learning communities with training and resources in adopting restorative approaches at every level.

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Dispute Resolution at Maryland Carey Law

  • Academics


    Explore dispute resolution curricular offerings.
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  • Experiential</br>Learning


    Gain practical experience via clinics and externships.
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  • ADR</br>Team


    Meet our award-winning ADR Team.
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The Mediation Clinic at Maryland Carey Law provides mediation to help people communicate and resolve conflict.

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Erin Levitas Initiative

The Erin Levitas Initiative for Sexual Assault Prevention uses a restorative justice framework to engage middle school students in educational activities designed to help them identify, question, and reject the destructive ideas that give rise to sexual violence.

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We teach our students not only to be skillful legal negotiators and conflict resolvers, but also to use a range of strategies, such as mediation and restorative justice, to address complex societal challenges.

C-DRUM Faculty & Staff

Dispute Resolution Program

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