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<xTITLE>Kimberly Kovach: Downside to Growth of Court Mediation - Video</xTITLE>

Kimberly Kovach: Downside to Growth of Court Mediation - Video

by Kimberlee Kovach
April 2010

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Kimberly Kovach shares her concern with the growth of court-connected mediations. She believes that there are many more disputes outside the courts that could benefit from mediation.


Kimberlee K. Kovach has nearly thirty years experience in mediation as a leading teacher, trainer, scholar and practitioner.  She is a Past Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, as well as a former Chair of the State Bar of Texas ADR Section.  Professor Kovach has taught a variety of ADR courses in legal education for over fifteen years, and is the author of a text book for law school use, Mediation:  Principles And Practice (3rd ed. 2004). She is also the author of Mediation In A Nutshell (2003). Kovach has published numerous law review articles, book chapters as well as short articles on a variety of ADR  and related topics.  She has lectured extensively throughout the United States and abroad, and serves as a mediator, arbitrator, and trainer.  She currently serves as the Distinguished Lecturer in Dispute Resolution at South Texas College of Law.

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