Capital University Law School in Columbus, OH will host the Tenth National Conference for Minority Professionals in Alternative Dispute Resolution on May 15-16, 2012. The conference aims to prepare lawyers and nonlawyers alike to help resolve conflicts outside the courtroom. Dispute resolution experts from a wide range of fields will provide trainings.
This year, the event will feature two Ombuds. On Tuesday, May 15, Anamaris Cousins-Price will join a panel on, "Using ADR to Resolve International Disputes." Cousins-Price is an Associate Ombudsmen at Halliburton in Houston, TX. She is also the Secretary for the IOA Board of Directors. Later that afternoon, Wayne Blair will be part of a panel on, "Developing an ADR Practice as a Justice Oriented Neutral (JON)." Blair is the Ombudsman for the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and is also the Treasurer for the IOA Board. (10th Natl. Conf. for Minority Profs. in ADR.)