20th Aniversary UCCR Symposium
Keynote Presenter
Diane Musho Hamilton is a gifted professional mediator, author, facilitator, and teacher of Zen and Integral Spirituality. As the first Director of the Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution for the Utah Judiciary, Diane established mediation programs throughout the court system and has won several prestigious awards for her work in this area, most recently the 2016 Peacemaker Award from the BYU Center for Conflict Resolution.  She has been a practitioner of meditation for more than 30 years and is a lineage holder in the Soto Zen tradition. Diane facilitates Big Mind Big Heart, a process developed to help elicit the insights of Zen in Western audiences. Diane is considered a pioneer in articulating and applying the insights of an Integral Life Practice based on work of Ken Wilber. Since 2004, she has worked with Ken Wilber and the Integral Institute in Denver, Colorado.
In 2008, Diane co-founded Two Arrows Zen, a center for Zen study and practice in Salt Lake City and Torrey, Utah with her husband Michael Mugaku Zimmerman. She is also Lead Trainer for Ten Directions' Integral Facilitator Certificate Program, a uniquely developmental approach to group facilitation mastery.
Diane is the author of Everything is Workable: A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution, (2013, Shambhala Publications). She is also featured in The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women, (2013, Wisdom Publications.)
Her newest book is The Zen of You and Me: A Guide to Getting Along with Just About Anyone (March 2017, Shambhala Publications)
Breakout Presenters

James Holbrook

 James Holbrook graduated from the University of Utah College of Law in 1974 and practiced in Salt Lake City for 28 years as a trial lawyer before joining the faculty at the S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2002. For the past 16 years he has been a Clinical Professor of Law teaching negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. He has mediated and arbitrated over 800 disputes dealing with a wide range of legal issues. He fought in combat in Vietnam in 1969, for which service he was awarded the Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medal for Valor. He has written extensively about war and killing. In 1997 he finally returned to Vietnam. In 2011, he received the Peacekeeper Award from the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution. He is a subject of the documentary film about Vietnam veterans called “The Journey Home.” In 2015, he received the inaugural Peacemaker Award from Brigham Young University and gave the inaugural Peacemaker Lecture there. In May this year he will receive an honorary doctorate from Grinnell College for his work on conflict resolution.


Dr. Kathy Franchek-Roa

Dr. Kathleen Franchek-Roa is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. Dr. Franchek-Roa is the Chair of the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics Domestic Violence Committee. This Committee has developed guidelines for the identification of and interventions for patients who are victims of abuse, neglect and/or exploitation, including victims of Domestic Violence, Vulnerable Adult Abuse, Human Trafficking, Sexual Violence and Child Maltreatment. Through her work on this Committee, the University of Utah health care system is transforming into a trauma-informed care system. In addition, Dr. Franchek-Roa serves on the Utah Trafficking in Persons Task Force and is a Co-chair of the Task Force's medical subcommittee. This Subcommittee is leading the way in providing a trauma-informed, best practices approach to identifying and intervening with human trafficking victims in healthcare settings across the state. Lastly, Dr. Franchek-Roa is the Chair of the Healthcare Work Group for UDVC which develops best guidelines for healthcare providers in identifying and intervening with victims of violence, abuse and exploitation.                    
S.J. Quinney Law School
383 South University Street, E., SLC, UT 84112
Friday, April 27, 2018


Early Rate:  February 15 to March 27
Members:  $150
Non-members:  $180
FT Matriculated Students:  $35

Standard Rate:  March 28 - April 27
Members:  $165
Non-members:  $195
FT Matriculated Students:  $50

Annual Membership:  $75
New Annual Membership with Symposium:  $50
Student Membership:  $25

Attorney CLE:  $10

This event qualifies for 6 hours ADR roster training credit (no charge) and 
6 hours of CLE for Attorneys, including 1 hour of Ethics (pending approval) for an additional $10

These memorable events would not be possible without the volunteers and sponsors who have donated their time and money over the last twenty years.  The UCCR is committed to providing its members and the community with a forum to advance in the field of conflict resolution.  With this UCCR asks you please consider making a donation to sponsor the 2018 Symposium. All those who donate will be recognized as a sponsor of this event.  We also love seeing you at UCCR events and hope you will join us on April 27th for the 20th Anniversary Symposium!

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