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Alternative Dispute Resolution
ADR

Register now for USC Gould Center for Dispute Resolution's March 18 Fifth Annual Symposium and April 2 Entertainment ADR Symposium.

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

Competitions

  • International Arbitration Moot Competition at American University Washington College of Law
  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition
  • Inter-University ADR Scrimmage
Organizations and Events

Organizations, Events and News

Join the Gould Dispute Resolution Society as USC Gould students 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:

  • USC-JAMS Arbitration Institute's Fifth Annual Symposium - USC Gould School of Law
  • USC-JAMS Arbitration Institute's Entertainment ADR Symposium - USC Gould School of Law

Attend a recruiting event near you:

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

RECENT NEWS

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A Message from Dean Guzman
June 1, 2020

The tragic events of recent days remind us all that we still have a long way to travel if we are to become the society w...


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USC Gould remembers alumnus Sorrell Trope JD ’49
June 1, 2020

Trope was known fondly for his impact on family law and dedication to USC Gould.


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USC honors Class of 2020 with virtual celebration
May 15, 2020

Dean Guzman joined by student leaders, faculty, alumni and staff in congratulating grads.


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