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Dispute Resolution April 18 Features Illinois Law’s Jennifer Robbennolt

The 2007-2008 Quinnipiac-Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop series concludes Friday, April 18, with a lecture by University of Illinois Law School Professor Jennifer Robbennolt titled “Good Lawyers Should be Good Psychologists: Insights for Interviewing and Counseling Clients.” The lecture will be held in the Quinnipiac Law School Faculty Commons from noon to 2 p.m. Lunch will be served. Please respond by calling 203-582-5299.

Robbennolt is Professor of Law and Psychology at University of Illinois and a nationally renowned scholar in the area of Psychology and Law, Torts, and Dispute Resolution. Prior to joining Illinois, she was Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development, Associate Professor, and Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law.

She has published numerous scholarly articles on law and psychology and has co-authored the third edition of the casebook, Dispute Resolution and Lawyers. She served as a law clerk on the Nebraska Supreme Court.

She holds a B.S. from Willamette University, an M.A. and Ph.D. from University of Nebraska, and a J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law.

The Quinnipiac-Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop is a collaboration between the two law schools to host lectures by distinguished scholars and practitioners in the field of dispute resolution. Some of the talks are held at the Quinnipiac Law School Faculty Commons and some are held in the Yale Law School Faculty Lounge.  The talks are structured to allow time for questions and discussion. They are free and open to the public.  For more information, please call Jennifer Brown, 203-582-3246, or email jennifer.brown@quinnipiac.edu.