PRACADEMICS

Creative Problem Solving in Negotiation and Mediation

by John W. Cooley


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Book Details

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Publication Date : 1/6/2009

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 728
ISBN : 9781436332101
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 728
ISBN : 9781436332118

About the Book


About the Author

John W. (Jack) Cooley is a former United States Magistrate, Assistant United States Attorney, Senior Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and a litigation partner in a Chicago law firm. He is a past Chair of the Mediation Committee of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and a former Council Member of that Section. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the International Academy of Mediators, and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, England. In private practice in the Chicago area, he is a mediator and arbitrator on the panel of JAMS (The Resolution Experts ®), an international dispute resolution firm. He has served as a Special Master for federal judges and as an arbitrator and mediator in a wide variety of complex, multi-million dollar commercial disputes, both domestic and international in character. An Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law, he teaches a course in negotiation and mediation. In addition, he is the principal designer and instructor of a "Mediation Advocacy" cybercourse that was developed by Northern Illinois University in cooperation with the ABA's Section of Dispute Resolution. He is the author of The Mediator's Handbook: Advanced Practice Guide for Civil Litigation (National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2000); Mediation Advocacy (NITA, Second Edition, 2002), Arbitration Advocacy (NITA, Second Edition, 2003), The Arbitrator's Handbook (NITA, 2d Edition, 2005), Creative Problem Solver’s Handbook for Negotiators and Mediators (American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution with the generous support of the Association for Conflict Resolution, 2005), and more than 100 articles on litigation, judicial, and Alternative Dispute Resolution topics. The First Editions of Mediation Advocacy and of Arbitration Advocacy have been published in the Portuguese language by the University of Brasilia in Brazil. Mr. Cooley, a Vietnam War combat veteran, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the University of Notre Dame Law School, receiving a year of his legal training in international and comparative law at the School's Centre for Legal Studies in London, England.