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Law School to Host Chicago Alumni Reception and DRI Training

Negotiation_BestOn Thursday, March 19, 2009, Hamline University School of Law and Dean Donald M. Lewis will host an alumni reception at Chicago's DoubleTree Hotel Magnificent Mile from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. The DoubleTree is located at 300 East Ohio Street, downtown Chicago. Key members of Hamline's Dispute Resolution Institute, currently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report among law school dispute resolution programs, will be in Chicago for the reception on Thursday night and to present a training seminar the following day.

The "Negotiation at its Best" training seminar and CLE will take place on Friday, March 20, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel Magnificent Mile in Chicago.  This unique CLE opportunity will introduce alumni to the newest developments in the multi-disciplinary science of negotiation.  Attendees will learn by doing through this highly interactive, skills-based program that will provide practical tools to resolve tough negotiation challenges, regardless of setting. Click here for more information on "Negotiation at its Best."

6 CLE credits have been requested, and training is FREE to Law Alumni.  Enrollment is limited to enhance the interactive nature of this training, but there are still a few seats left.

Chicago "Negotiation at its Best" Faculty:

  • James Coben, Professor of Law, Director of the Dispute Resolution Institute, Hamline University School of Law
  • Ken Fox, Director of Conflict Studies, Hamline University; Senior Fellow, Dispute Resolution Institute, Hamline University School of Law

Future "Negotiation at its Best" training opportunities will take place on April 3, 2009, in Washington, DC, and in the fall of 2009 in San Diego, California, San Francisco, California and the Twin Cities.

To RSVP for the alumni reception on March 19 in Chicago and/or register for the CLE on March 20, please contact Anne Markus or 651-523-2943; for more information about the "Negotiation at its Best" CLE programs, please contact Debra Berghoff or 651-523-2946 or visit