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Concerns: Credentialing and Bridging Gaps between Mediators of Color with Other Mediators

by Homer LaRue

April 2010

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020.

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Homer LaRue discusses his concerns of mediators not getting into the field because of the credentialing process, specifically persons of color not getting into the field, and bridging the gap between mediators of color and the "high-volume, high-quality case users".
 

 

Professor Homer LaRue teaches lawyering skills, civil procedure, professional responsibility, and dispute resolution. Professor LaRue is one of the founding faculty at the City University of New York School of Law and has experience with the development of a nationally recognized first year clinical experience at the University of Maryland. Professor LaRue also served as the director of clinical education for the District of Columbia School of Law. Professor LaRue has obtained recognition for his work as a clinical teacher. He was voted by his fellow teachers to be the chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Clinical Legal Education and served in that capacity from January of 1996 through the annual meeting of the Section in January of 1997. Professor LaRue’s other professional accomplishments include service as a mediator and arbitrator in a variety of disputes. He has also developed programs to assist persons of color in becoming mediators and arbitrators in labor and non-labor disputes.



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