Nancy Schultz, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor and Director of Competitions and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, was recently elected as president of the International Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR).
The academy is dedicated to bringing awareness to the benefits of mediation, and hosts annual mediation certification trainings, law school and undergraduate competitions, and an annual conference.
Professor Schultz has been a member of the INADR board of directors since 2009 and has sat on the executive committee since 2014. She has also been chair of the law school tournament since 2008. She will serve as president for two years.
At Fowler School of Law, Professor Schultz leads the law school’s student competition boards – Moot Court, Mock Trial and Dispute Resolution – which compete throughout the year and across the globe.
In addition to her work with INADR, Professor Schultz served on the ABA-Law Student Division Competitions Committee for 12 years, and also currently serves on the International Client Counseling Competition Committee, and the International Negotiation Competition Committee, where she is the North American representative to the Executive Committee. Professor Schultz has co-authored three texts in the research and writing field, and has organized and presented numerous programs at national and international gatherings of legal writing professionals and other legal educators.