Kristine Paranica, J.D., Director of the UND Conflict Resolution Center , provides mediation, facilitation and training for CRC clients. She also serves as Adjunct Professor of Law in Alternative Dispute Resolution at UND. She is an Associate Member of the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation, an Advanced Practitioner Member of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), and also serves on the ND Joint Committee on ADR. Kristine previously served as a District Court Staff Attorney where she helped to establish and oversee the district's mediation program and served as a Judicial Referee, and has worked as an Assistant State 's Attorney for Burleigh County .
She has published works at Mediate.com and the North Dakota Law Review and has presented nationally at the International Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution in Toronto in 2001, the Family Section Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution in Savannah, Georgia in 2002, the National Conference for ACR in Orlando, Florida in 2003, and the first ever National Conference on Transformative Mediation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.