David Allen Larson is a Professor of Law at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Senior Fellow at the Dispute Resolution Institute. He has been involved with online dispute resolution (ODR) since 1999, and he is the System Designer helping create an ODR platform for the New York State Unified Court System. David is the John H. Faricy Jr. Chair for Empirical Studies, and he is a Fellow for both the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution and the American Bar Foundation. He has 60 legal publications and has made 165 professional presentations in ten different countries. He is Vice-Chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and is Co-Chair of the Section’s Technology Committee. He is Co-Chair of the ABA ODR Standards Task Force and was a member of the ABA E-Commerce and ADR Task Force. David has been a tenured professor at four different universities, an attorney at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office of General Counsel where he worked on the proposed ADA regulations and Interpretive Guidance, and practiced with a litigation law firm in Minneapolis. His articles are at http://ssrn.com/author=709717 and his profile is at http://mitchellhamline.edu/biographies/person/david-larson/
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Articles and Video:
Online Arbitration Must Be Accessible for Everyone
As arbitral institutions and independent arbitrators rush to find ways to provide their services remotely, it is critical that everyone makes digital accessibility a priority... online is the new normal, so it is important that persons with disabilities are not excluded from our 'new normal' version of life.
Arbitration Conversation No. 2 - Amy chats with Professor David Larson
In this episode of Arbitration Conversation Amy speaks with Professor Dave Larson of the Mitchell Hamline School of Law on accessibility in mediation, arbitration, and online dispute resolution
ODR for All: Digital Accessibility and Disability Accommodations in Online Dispute Resolution
The promise of online dispute resolution (ODR) depends on accessibility.
‘Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?’ Technology Can Reduce Dispute Resolution Costs When Times are Tough and Improve Outcomes
This article identifies cost efficiencies that technology can bring to dispute resolution processes and also suggest how potential costs can be minimized or avoided.