23rd Annual Symposium

Please Join Us May 21, 2021

Interactive Online Format

 Professor Dwight Golann

Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA


Dwight Golann is a law professor who has taught mediative skills across North America and around the world. He is also an active mediator, having resolved hundreds of legal disputes in a wide variety of subject areas, experience that brings his teaching a uniquely practical focus.

He is Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School in Boston and a Visiting Professor at Pepperdine University Law School in California. Before becoming a mediator and teacher, Professor Golann was in private law practice in Boston. He later served as Chief of the Government Bureau and the Trial Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General, where he was responsible for the litigation and settlement of all cases involving state agencies. As an Assistant Attorney General, he tried and argued cases at every level of the American court system, from local juries to the Supreme Court.

Professor Golann has trained mediators for state and federal courts, bar associations, the Department of Justice, the European Union, and ADR centers in Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe. He has written several books, including Mediating Legal Disputes and Sharing a Mediator’s Powers: Effective Strategies for Advocates, published by the American Bar Association, as well as law school casebooks, and many articles and videos.

Professor Golann has been the Scholar in Residence for the International Academy of Mediators and received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators.  He has been awarded Honorary Membership in both organizations. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Law School.

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