Faculty in the Field

Yishai BoyarinYishai Boyarin, Associate Clinical Professor of Law
Professor Boyarin is the attorney-in-charge of the Mediation Clinic. His areas of interest include the role of law and lawyers in mediation and alternative dispute resolution processes, and methods of teaching law students about the significance of mediation and ADR within the broader legal profession.


Robert A. Baruch BushRobert A. Baruch Bush, Harry H. Rains Distinguished Professor of Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Settlement Law
Professor Bush is one of the originators of the transformative approach to mediation, and he has practiced, taught and written about mediation and alternative dispute resolution for nearly 30 years. He is a founding fellow and president of the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation, a nonprofit research center devoted to furthering the understanding and practice of mediation and related processes.


J. Herbie DiFonzoJ. Herbie DiFonzo, Professor of Law
Professor DiFonzo’s interests include family law, civil procedure, juvenile justice and legal history. He had a wide-ranging two decades of law practice before becoming a full-time professor, including stints as a federal prosecutor and as a litigator. Professor DiFonzo teaches courses in family law, civil procedure and alternatives to litigation


Andrew SchepardAndrew Schepard, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law
Professor Schepard is the director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law, an integrated, interdisciplinary program of research, education and public service to improve the treatment of children and families by the legal system. He teaches courses in, and has written many law review articles on, family law and alternative dispute resolution.