Dispute Resolution Curriculum and Faculty

  • Curriculum

    Academic courses

    • 924 Advocacy Practicum 
    • 903 Business Negotiations  
    • 902 Dispute Resolution 
    • 906 Dispute Resolution Systems 
    • 911 Divorce Mediation 
    • 905 General Arbitration 
    • 940 General Litigation Clinic 
    • Health Care & Dispute Resolution
    • 908 Interviewing & Counseling Practicum 
    • 813 Labor Arbitration 
    • 910 Mediation 
    • 941 Mediation Clinic 
    • 909 Mediation Skills Practicum
    • 907 Multi-Disciplinary Dispute Resolution 
    • 904 Negotiation 
    • 922 Trial Advocacy Practicum 

    Dispute Resolution concentration for JD students

    Capital's Dispute Resolution faculty have experience in the local, national and international legal mediation areas. The concentration is coordinated by Professor Roberta Mitchell who has been a member of the Capital University Law School faculty since 1972. Professor Mitchell also serves as Director of Capital's clinical programs.

    Find out more about the Dispute Resolution concentration for JD students  

    Dispute Resolution concentration in the LL.M. program

    Students in the LL.M. in Business or the LL.M. in Business and Taxation (Business Concentration) can choose a concentration in Dispute Resolution. Most of the Dispute Resolution academic courses have been approved for the LL.M. Please see the LL.M. Viewbook for a current list of approved courses.


    Jeanne Clement
    Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University. 

    Scot Dewhirst
    B.A., The Ohio State University, 1974;
    J.D., Capital University, 1978.

    Sandra Mendel Furman
    B.A., cum laude, Brandeis University, 1975;
    J.D., Capital University, 1979;
    Extensive CLE and skills training since 1979.

    Amy Mass
    Connecticut College, B.A. 1992;
    Ohio State University, J.D. 1995

    Larry Ray
    B.A., with Honors, Muskingum College;
    J.D., Capital University Law School, 1977.

    Angela Upchurch
    J.D., magna cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    B.A., summa cum laude, Loyola University Chicago

    Floyd D. Weatherspoon
    B.S., cum laude, North Carolina A & T State University, 1974;
    J.D., Howard University, 1977.

    Terrence Wheeler
    B.A., The Ohio State University, 1982;
    J.D., The Ohio State University, 1985.