Adjunct Professor Rebecca Callahan (LLM '07) Featured in Daily Journal
Straus Institute adjunct professor and alumna Rebecca Callahan (LLM '07) was the featured neutral mediator selected and profiled by the Los Angeles Daily Journal on February 5. Professor Callahan is an attorney mediator and arbitrator who specializes in resolving business disputes – large and small. She serves on Commercial and Complex Case panels for the American Arbitration Association (AAA), as well as serving on a panel for the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR).
In teaching Arbitration Theory and Practice to Straus students, Professor Callahan shares her experiences and extensive knowledge of the field with her students. She is eager to help her students advance their professional goals and often equips them with practical skills to launch their careers.
After being a litigator for many years, Professor Callahan found her love for dispute resolution through a court-annexed mediation program launched in 1995 by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Barry Russell. She stated, "I loved the process because it gave my clients some other options and it gave me some other skills." Professor Callahan currently runs a successful commercial ADR practice in Orange County.
The full article may be found here.