riskin-leonard.jpg

Leonard L. Riskin

Harris H. Agnew Visiting Professor of
Dispute Resolution

 

Phone:

312-503-1847

 

Email:

l-riskin@law.northwestern.edu

 

Address:

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

375 E. Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60654

MEET Leonard Riskin.

 

Leonard L. Riskin was appointed the Harris H. Agnew Visiting Professor of Dispute Resolution at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in 2015, where he has been a visiting professor since 2010. He also has been the Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law at the University of Florida College of Law since 2007. He previously served as Director of the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and Isidor Loeb Professor of Law at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He teaches and writes about mediation, negotiation, and alternative dispute resolution, and has led a major project to integrate dispute resolution into standard law school classes. He also works at integration of mindfulness into the education of lawyers and other dispute resolution professionals. Professor Riskin has published several books and numerous articles in scholarly journals, as well as essays in popular publications; has led training workshops around the world; and has won numerous awards for his work, including the Award for Outstanding Scholarship from the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution in 2013.

 
SELECTED VIDEOS
 
Harvard_shield-University.png
HIGHLIGHTED VIDEO
PROGRAM ON NEGOTIATION | HARVARD LAW SCHOOL
MINDFULNESS IN THE LAW & ADR (2002)
 
Leonard Riskin, Professor of Law at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Harvard Law School's Program on Negotiation’s Robert Mnookin, and a panel of distinguished professors and professionals discussed the role of mindfulness in the law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). (47:01)
MULogo.png
VIDEO GALLERY ONE
CSDR | UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI SCHOOL OF LAW
DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND LAWYER VIDEOTAPES
 
Modern lawyers need to understand different ways to resolve disputes. The Dispute Resolution and Lawyer Videotape  Series are designed to provide instruction in negotiation, mediation and other alternative methods of dispute resolution. The four videotapes are suitable for training both lawyers and judges and for use in law school courses on dispute resolution, the lawyering process, and professional responsibility. 

Mizzou Videos
A Preview of the Dispute Resolution and Lawyers Videotape Series

A Preview of the Dispute Resolution and Lawyers Videotape Series

15:56
Play Video
Dispute Negotiation: Medical Malpractice (Thompson v. Decker)

Dispute Negotiation: Medical Malpractice (Thompson v. Decker)

47:30
Play Video
Transaction Negotiation: The Carton Contract

Transaction Negotiation: The Carton Contract

35:09
Play Video
Mediation: The Red Devil Dog Lease

Mediation: The Red Devil Dog Lease

38:25
Play Video
Interviewing and Counseling on ADR, Proposing ADR to an Opposing Counsel

Interviewing and Counseling on ADR, Proposing ADR to an Opposing Counsel

45:21
Play Video
newMediateLogov13_edited.png
VIDEO GALLERY TWO
MEDIATE.COM | PIONEER SERIES
INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT BENJAMIN
 
Robert Benjamin interviews Leonard Riskin about the importance of self-awareness, narrow vs. broad problem definition and changing lawyers' understanding of resolving disputes.