Hofstra Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution


Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation

Leaders in the field have worked to study and promote the understanding of conflict processes and intervention from the transformative framework.

Working Together

A Top Law School for Dispute Resolution

“A-” Rating preLaw Magazine

Get Involved in ADR

There are many ways to build your résumé in dispute resolution.

Student Organizations

Dispute Resolution Society

The Dispute Resolution Society aims to advance students’ ability to negotiate, arbitrate and mediate through seminars and competition.


Mediation Externship

Working under the supervision of an experienced mediator, students in this program serve as mediators in family disputes in Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS), child support, and child custody and visitation cases.



Receive instruction and training intended to expand your understanding of the role of the lawyer outside of the traditional adversarial litigation setting, and be exposed to lawyering skills essential to current legal practice.