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Alternative Dispute Resolution
ADR

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USC Gould School of Law Center for Dispute Resolution is one of the nation's longest-standing and most comprehensive offerings in arbitration and mediation. Students in the program learn to negotiate many types of settlements out of court while gaining skills relevant to any area of legal or business practice.


Overview and Faculty

Overview and Faculty

Learn about the benefits of this area of concentration in our alternative dispute resolution (ADR) overview and meet our dedicated ADR faculty.

Curriculum and Degrees

Curriculum and Degrees

Earn a degree and/or certificate in alternative dispute resolution — one of the most dynamic fields within law and business today.

Degrees

Certificates

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Benefit from a wide range of hands-on skills training, often in direct service to clients.

Clinics

Organizations and Events

Organizations, Events and News

Join the Gould Dispute Resolution Society to further promote educational and networking opportunities.

Attend professional conferences and speaker series to learn from some of the field's leading practitioners, such as:

Participate in experiential learning activities, such as:

  • March 22-29, 2020
    Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition
  • March 2020
    USC vs. Cornell ADR Scrimmage - USC Gould School of Law

Read about the school, faculty, students, and alumni in the news:

Attend an information session and class visit for prospective students:

Attend another recruiting event near you:

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