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USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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Building Your Mediation Practice - a primer
Nov 11, 2019 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Building your Mediation Practice, a primer
In this introductory workshop*, students will identify the steps to building a successful private mediation practice, including how to build a business plan for their mediation practice, enhance their professional development, develop tools necessary to market their practices, network to develop clientele, and identify day-to-day mediation business practices.
*This is an introductory workshop. A full-day workshop on this topic will be offered in February 2020.
Date: Monday, November 11, 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Room 103
USC Gould School of Law, 699 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90089
Speaker: Wendy Kramer, Esq.
Bio: Wendy W. Kramer is a highly effective full-time mediator. Formerly a partner with Kramer & Kramer handling a wide variety of insurance-related matters, she has developed particular expertise in matters involving personal injury, business disputes, professional malpractice, landlord tenant disputes and complex litigation.
In addition to serving as the 2013 President of the Southern California Mediation Association, Ms. Kramer has served as the ADR Chair for the Santa Monica Bar Association, a panel neutral for Kaiser Permanente, the Los Angeles and Ventura Superior Courts ADR Programs, and a Fee Dispute Mediator for both the Beverly Hills and Santa Monica Bar Associations. Ms. Kramer currently serves on the Board of Governors for the International Academy of Mediation. She has mediated over 2,000 matters and arbitrated over 300 matters. She is known for her ability to deal with difficult personalities, multi-party matters and complicated legal issues.
Three clients freed from California prisons
July 9, 2020
USC Gould's Post-Conviction Justice Project helps secure second chances for three clients serving life sentences.
A sweeping look at transgender rights
June 30, 2020
David Cruz co-writes groundbreaking casebook, Gender Identity and the Law
In Memoriam: Professor Edward Kleinbard
June 29, 2020
Prof. Kleinbard was an important member of Gould for more than a decade, one of the nation's top tax scholars