Patrick J. Quinlan
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Patrick Quinlan has been a dispute resolution professional for almost two decades, with extensive experience in all aspects of alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration.
LAW.757Legislative Drafting & AdvocacyClick to Open
Our lives are bordered by statutes. This course will teach the fundamentals of enacting statutes from policy concept to enacted legislation at the State level. Topics to be covered include bill and resolution drafting; effective Committee presentations; ethical and regulatory reporting issues; and campaign finance. Students will draft bills, advocacy pieces to legislators, reports to clients, and grassroots issue coordination plans.
Course DegreeJuris DoctorMaster of Studies in Law
LAW.733MediationClick to Open
When parties are unable to resolve their dispute through discussion or negotiation, a logical next step is to seek the assistance of a third party mediator to facilitate communication and the search for a solution. This workshop course is intended to familiarize students with the norms of the mediation process and to develop the lawyering skills that will enable student to either serve as mediators or to better represent clients in this increasingly important form of ADR. Attention is given to both facilitative and evaluative styles of mediation. Significant emphasis is placed on role playing exercises and on the legal consequences of the mediation process.