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John Garman

John Garman

Lecturer in Law

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Telephone: (213) 740-2547
Direct Line: 310-796-7958
Fax: (310) 545-7958
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

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Last Updated: November 8, 2017




John Garman’s background and experience is in the areas of International Commercial Transactions and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). He is an arbitrator/neutral and has conducted educational programs in Europe and the U.S., addressing issues concerning diversity, ADR and the international practice of law. Garman currently teaches as a lecturer at the USC Gould School of Law and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd Law School, teaching International Arbitration Competition, International Negotiation/Mediation and International Commercial Arbitration.
 
Garman is a Fellow with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has recently been elected to a second term as Chair of the North American Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a member of the California State Bar Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution and is a Neutral on the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA). He is also a Neutral on the American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Panel and is a certified mediator with the International Mediation Institute. He is also on the Attorney Settlement Officer Panel of the United States District Court, Central District of California and a Neutral with the California Court of Appeals, Second Appellate District.
 
Garman previously served on the Executive Committee of the International Law section of the California Bar and the International Bar Association Task Force to study and evaluate the text of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation. He is “Of Counsel” to Hasch & Partners, an Austrian law firm and has offices in Vienna, Austria, and Manhattan Beach, CA. Garman is admitted in California, the District of Columbia and as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2020
Re: Wayne Sandholtz

Wayne Sandholtz, a faculty member part of both USC Gould and USC Dornsife, wrote an op-ed discussing how Trump is “a few steps from becoming a new kind of autocrat –an elected one.” He analyzes how Trump’s strategies and actions mirror those of other elected autocrats, naming Viktor Orban, Vladimir Putin, and Rodrigo Duterte as examples.

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