JAMES R HOLBROOK

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

JAMES R HOLBROOK portrait
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Communication, University of Utah
  • Professor (Clinical), College Of Law, University of Utah

Teaching

Current Courses

Fall 2014

  • LAW 7080-004 Arbitration (Student Feedback)
    Location: LAW BCNF (BORCHARD CONFERENCE ROOM)
  • LAW 7971-003 Directed Research

Summer 2014

Teaching Philosophy

My courses are very "student-centric" with lots of small group discussion handouts. I assign numerous written topics, rather than a final examination, for grading.

Other Profile Data

Publications by and about Jim Holbrook

 

Advanced Negotiation and Mediation: Concepts, Skills, and Exercises (to be published in 2011 by West Academic Publishing)

 

Co-author with Aaron Dewald, The Mediator’s Tool Box—Volume II: New Dimensions in Mediation (New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Mediation and Conciliation Centre, 2010)

 

Quoted in Matthew D. LaPlante, “For Some Veterans, False Memories Can Conflict with the Truth of War,” The Salt Lake Tribune, December 5, 2010, page A1, http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/50645033-78/veterans-war-memories-traumatic.html.csp?page=1

 

Profiled in Valeri Cragle, A Year in Baghdad with the Global Justice Project: Iraq, Res Gestae 20-24 (University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law: Autumn 2010)

 

The ABC’s of Writing a “Reasoned Award,” AAA Handbook on Construction Arbitration & ADR (2nd ed.) 315-22 (Huntington, NY: JurisNet, 2010)

 

Using Performative, Distributive, Integrative and Transformative Principles in Negotiation, 56 Loyola New Orleans Law Review 101-19 (2010)

 

Unifying Principles of Mediation: A Unified Field Theory of Mediation–Using Performative, Distributive, Integrative and Transformative Negotiation Principles in Mediation, Thomas E. Carbonneau and Jeanette A. Jaeggi, eds., AAA Handbook on Mediation (2nd ed.) 3-22 (Huntington, NY: JurisNet, 2010)

 

Mentioned together with American actor Gary Cooper (Grinnell College ’26) and others in Jacqueline Stolze, Looking Back on 11 Years as Storyteller-in-Chief, Grinnell Magazine 3 (Summer 2010): “Jim Holbrook ’66 told me the harrowing story of his service in Vietnam and how what he did there haunted him, until he was able to rediscover his voice through writing and his work to help the Iraqis build a sound systems of laws and government.”

 

 Promoting Peace in Iraq by Supporting the Rule of Law, 2010 G8/G20 Summit Magazine 76-77 (CAT Company, 2010)

 

Reports from Baghdad; Reflections on War and Killing in Iraq; 34 Legal Studies Forum 351-80 (2010)

 

Mentioned indirectly as the unnamed “arbitrator” in Michael Sokolove, Shani Davis, On Edge, New York Times Magazine (February 7, 2009):  “Davis was caught up in another controversy four years earlier when it was suggested that he won his place on the short-track Olympic team because his friend Apolo Ohno, who had already qualified, eased up in a race — a charge that an arbitrator determined was unfounded. “I hate that I was attached to that,” Davis said.”

(http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/07/magazine/07Davis-t.html?pagewanted=1&th&emc=th)

 

Profiled in Jacqueline Stolze, Speaking to Ghosts, Grinnell Magazine 14-19 (Winter 2009), reprinted in 34 Legal Studies Forum 381-86 (2010)

 

Reports from Baghdad, Grinnell Magazine Online (December 18, 2009), http://www.grinnell.edu/car/communication/magazine/extras/holbrook_iraq_diary/

 

Co-Author with Jess Krannich and Julie J. McAdams, Beyond “Thinking Like a Lawyer” and the Traditional Legal Paradigm: Toward a Comprehensive View of Legal Education, Denver U. Law Rev. 383-404 (2009)

 

Negotiating, Mediating, and Arbitrating Physician-Patient Conflicts, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 719-30 (December 2008)

 

Co-author with Dean Hiram E. Chodosh, Filling the Justice Capacity Gap, G8 Summit 2008 Magazine 154-55 (The CAT Company, Inc., 2008)

 

Izzisms –The Wit and Wisdom of I. J. “Izzi” Wagner, Community 59 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Zions Bank, March/April 2008)

 

Co-Author with Leonard C. Hawes, Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Skills for a Better Workplace (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Employers Council, 2007)

 

Thunder Over Zion: The Life of Chief Judge Willis W. Ritter (book review), Res Gestae 9-10 (University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law: Autumn 2007)

 

An ADR Journey to India, Res Gestae 22-28 (University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law: Autumn 2007)

 

Can’t We All Just Get Along? – Arbitration Instead of Court, Community 68-69 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Zions Bank, July/August 2007)

 

Co-Author with Jess Krannich, Beyond Advocacy: Communication and Problem-Solving in Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation (adopted as the course text for my Lawyering Skills course at the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2007-2009)

 

Co-author with Hiram E. Chodosh, ADR Education in Law Schools (Mumbai, India: The American Center, 2007)

 

War Sketches; An Interview; A Letter to the Editor; and Reflections on War and Killing, 31 Legal Studies Forum 515-48 (2007)

 

Bruce S. Jenkins: A Judge’s Life, Res Gestae 24-25 (University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law: Autumn 2006)

 

The Effects of ADR on Access to Justice in Utah, 2006 Utah Law Review 1017-38

 

Unifying Principles of Mediation: A Unified Field Theory of Mediation–Using Distributive, Integrative and Transformative Negotiation Principles in Mediation, Thomas E. Carbonneau and Jeanette A. Jaeggi, eds., AAA Handbook on Mediation 1-16 (New York: JurisNet, 2006)

 

21st Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate, Res Gestae 6-7 (University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law: Spring 2005)

 

Contributor, Dear John: Love and Gratitude for a Departing Friend, Res Gestae 21 (University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law: Spring 2005)

 

Mandatory Binding Arbitration of Medical Malpractice Claims in Utah, Utah Bar Journal (Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2003, pp.8-11) (cited in Brian P. Rosander, Medical Arbitration in Utah: A Plea for Greater Fairness and Equal Bargaining Positions, 2005 Utah Law Review 969-96)

 

A Mediator’s Reflections on War and Killing, The UCCR News 3 and 7 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Spring 2003)

 

The ABCs of Writing a Reasoned Award, ABA Punchlist 1-4 (New York: American Arbitration Association, June-August 2002)

 

A Unified Field Theory of Mediation: Using Distributive, Integrative and Transformative Negotiation Principles in Mediation, ABA Currents 1-23 (New York: American Arbitration Association, June-August 2002)

 

California Supreme Court Upholds Confidentiality, The UCCR News 3 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Autumn 2001)

 

Mediator Focus: Mediation Advocacy in a Nutshell, Utah Bar Journal 26 (June/July 2001)

 

Contributor, Arbitrator II Advanced Case Management Issues: References for Commercial Arbitrators (New York: American Arbitration Association, 2001)

 

Mediation Advocacy in a Nutshell, Federal Bar Association Utah Chapter Newsletter 5 (Salt Lake City, September 2000)

 

Co-author with Drew Briney, Report on the Utah State Tax Commission’s Mediation Conference Program Evaluation (Utah State Tax Commission: December 10, 1999)

 

Co-author with Lawrence D. Hilton, Resolving Disputes Through Mediated Negotiation, The San Francisco Attorney (San Francisco, April/May 1990), reprinted in The Proceedings of the 1997 Workshop of the 27th Annual Wichita Program on Appraisal for Ad Valorem Taxation of Communications, Energy and Transportation Properties 104-06 (Wichita State University, August 1997)

 

Jefferson Barnes Fordham: A Few Personal Remarks, Journal of Contemporary Law 6-12 (University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1996)

 

Co-author with Laura M. Gray, Court-Annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution, Journal of Contemporary Law 1-19 (University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1995)

 

Checklist for Utah State Court-Annexed Arbitration, Utah Bar Journal 19-21 (April 1995)

 

Jefferson Barnes Fordham: A Few Personal Remarks, Res Gestae 9 (University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law: Winter 1994-95)

 

Effective Lawyer Preparation and Participation in Mediation: From a Mediator’s Perspective, Utah Bar Journal 16-18 (December 1994).

 

Zions First National Bank Arbitration Clause, Resolving Commercial Financial Disputes 24-25 (New York: American Arbitration Association, 1993)

 

Co-author with Paul Cooper, William W. Downes, Jr., Marcella L. Keck, and Marlene Lehtinen, Resource Manual on Alternative Dispute Resolution (Utah State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, January 1993)

 

Co-author with James R. Black, Mediation Has Value in Workers’ Compensation, Utah Workers Compensation Issues (Vol. 4, No. 1, November, 1991)

 

Do It Right:  The Basics of Negotiation, Bar & Bench Bulletin (Salt Lake County Bar Association: Utah, Parts I and II, April 1990, pp. 3-4; Part III, May 1990, pp. 7-8)

 

Judicial Criticism Criticized, Utah Bar Journal 5 (April 1989)

 

Contributing Editor, Manual for the Lawyer’s Assistant (2nd ed.) (St. Paul, Minnesota: West Publishing Co., 1988)

 

Contributing Editor, The Career Legal Secretary (rev. ed.) (St. Paul, Minnesota: West Publishing Co., 1987)

 

Contributing Editor, The Career Legal Secretary- Advanced (St. Paul, Minnesota: West Publishing Co., 1982)

 

Utah State Prisoners and Federal Habeas Corpus, Utah Bar Journal 17-30(Spring 1974)