Professor Boyarin is the acting Director of the Mediation Clinic. His areas of interest include family law, juvenile justice and ADR. He received an LL.M. in Family law and ADR from Hofstra, where he focused on theory and practice of negotiation, mediation and Collaborative Law. He worked on drafting of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act and is a member of the planning group on Collaborative Practice and Law School Education for the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Prior to directing the Mediation Clinic, Professor Boyarin was an associate at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP in California, where he worked on complex business, employment and intellectual property matters. In addition to his work in private practice, Professor Boyarin has a considerable amount of experience and training in various approaches to mediation.
Professor Boyarin's research interests are the role of law and lawyers in mediation and ADR processes, and methods of teaching law students about the significance of mediation and ADR within the broader legal profession.