The Lodestar Mediation Clinic, an integral component of the nationally recognized Lodestar Dispute Resolution Center, provides students the opportunity to learn about alternatives to litigation while gaining practical experience about the mediation process. Student attorneys experience an intensive training program focusing on the theory, strategy, and skills involved in the mediation of legal disputes, then act as mediators in civil (non-family) cases.
Lodestar Mediation Clinic
What students do:
- Act as mediators who help Justice Court litigants attempt to resolve their lawsuits before trial.
- Shadow and co-mediate with professional mediators from the EEOC and judges conducting settlement conferences.
- Mediate a federal sector EEOC claim with an instructor from class.