MBA to present free events for Conflict Resolution Week, Oct. 16-20

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023

CR WEEK-web_0923Join the Massachusetts Bar Association for Conflict Resolution Week (Oct. 16-20). 

Whether you are a member of the DR community, or a member of the public interested in conflict resolution in a complex world, there is something for everyone. RSVP for the following FREE events, presented by the MBA's Dispute Resolution (DR) Section:


Conflict Resolution Week
Calendar of Events

Barriers to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Dispute Resolution
Monday, Oct. 16, 1-2 p.m.
MBA Zoom Webinar

The MBA's DR Section, in collaboration with the Trial Court Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution, and the MBA's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee, kick off Conflict Resolution Week by presenting a discussion about barriers to diversity, equity and inclusion in dispute resolution. The discussion will highlight the recent report by the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration on “Addressing Barriers to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Massachusetts Community Mediation” and what community mediation centers are doing to increase diversity.


Conflict Resolution Day Celebration
Fitting the Forum to the Fuss

Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:30-6 p.m.
MBA Zoom Webinar

Dwight GolannJoin the MBA's DR Section as we virtually celebrate Conflict Resolution Day. A panel of DR professionals will share their knowledge on various DR processes and then show how these roles can be utilized in an illustrative fact pattern. 

In addition, Professor Dwight Golann will receive the 2023 Professor Frank E.A. Sander Award in Dispute Resolution, honoring the memory and legacy of Frank Sander, a luminary in the field of conflict resolution.