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

Publications

  • A Path to Meaning and Purpose: A Critique of "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenence", 37 Legal Stud. F. 85-90 (2013). Published, 01/2013.
  • Designing a National Service Academy, A National Strategic Narrative Blog, August 2, 2012. Published, 08/02/2012.
    http://nationalstrategicnarrative.org/wp-content/u...
  • Advanced Negotiation and Mediation: Concepts, Skills and Exercises (West Publishing, forthcoming 2011). Published, 01/2011.
  • The Mediator's Toolbox - Volume II: New Dimensions in Mediation (New Dehli: Samadhan, 2010). Published, 01/2010.
  • The ABCs of Writing a Reasoned Award, in AAA Handbook on Construction Arbitration (JurisNet, forthcoming 2010). Published, 01/2010.
  • Unifying Principles of Mediation: A Unified Field Theory of Mediation–Using Performative, Distributive, Integrative and Transformative Negotiation Principles in Mediation, in AAA Handbook on Mediation (rev. ed.,Thomas E. Carbonneau & Jeanette A. Jaeggi, eds., JurisNet, forthcoming 2010). Published, 01/2010.
  • Reports from Baghdad and Reflections on War and Killing, Iraq Legal Stud. F. (forthcoming 2010). Published, 01/2010.
  • Promoting Peace in Iraq by Supporting the Rule of Law, G8 Mag. (2010). Published, 01/2010.
  • Using Performative, Distributive, Integrative and Transformative Principles in Negotiation, Loy. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2010). Published, 01/2010.
  • Using Performative, Distributive, Integrative and Transformative Principles in Negotiation, Loy. L. Rev. 101-19 (2010). Published, 01/2010.
  • "Beyond ""Thinking Like a Lawyer"" and the Traditional Legal Paradigm: Toward a Comprehensive View of Legal Education, co-authored with Jess Krannich & Julie J. McAdams, 86 Denv. U. L. Rev. 383 (2009)". Published, 01/2009.
  • Negotiating, Mediating, and Arbitrating Physician-Patient Conflicts, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 719 (Dec. 2008). Published, 12/2008.
  • Filling the Justice Capacity Gap, co-authored with Hiram E. Chodosh, G8 Mag. (2008). Published, 01/2008.
    http://content.lib.utah.edu/utils/getfile/collecti...
  • Can't We All Just Get Along? – Arbitration Instead of Court, Community Mag. 68 (Jul./Aug. 2007). Published, 08/2007.
  • ADR Education in Law Schools, co-authored wiith Hiram Chodosh, The American Center, Mumbai, India (2007). Published, 01/2007.
  • War Sketches; An Interview; A Letter to the Editor; and Reflections on War and Killing, 31 Legal Stud. F. 515 (2007). Published, 01/2007.
  • Beyond Advocacy: Communications and Problem-Solving in Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation, co-authored with Jess Krannich (University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 2007). Published, 01/2007.
  • An ADR Journey to India, Res Gestae, (University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 2007). Published, 01/2007.
  • Thunder Over Zion: The Life of Chief Judge Willis W. Ritter, Res Gestae (University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 2007). Published, 01/2007.
  • The Effects of ADR on Access to Justice in Utah, 2006 Utah L. Rev. 1017. Published, 01/2006.
    http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/ref/collection/utl...
  • Bruce S. Jenkins: A Judge’s Life, Res Gestae (University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 2006). Published, 01/2006.
    http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/ref/collection/utl...

Research Keywords

  • Veterans
  • Negotiation
  • Mediation

Presentations

  • This Is Not Your Father’s Law School Anymore, Centennial Alumni Dinner, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 4, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 06/04/2013.
  • The Ethical Heart of Mediation, Utah Dispute Resolution Basic Mediator Training, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 4, 2013; January 30, 2013; September 17, 2012; February 1, 2012; September 20, 2011; June 14, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 06/04/2013.
  • Introduction to Negotiation, Mediation, and Conflict Communication, College of Nursing Faculty Retreat, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 25, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 04/25/2013.
  • Reciprocity in Negotiation, Cultural Aspects of Food, Department of Nutrition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 28, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 03/28/2013.
  • Conflict Communication in Negotiation, Advanced Interpersonal Communication, Department of Communication, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, March 26, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 03/26/2013.
  • Difficult Conversations, Department of Ballet, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 8, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 03/08/2013.
  • Negotiation Workshop, Leadership Development Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 15, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 02/15/2013.
  • Introduction to Negotiating Deals and Disputes, IMS AWWA Utility Leadership Forum on Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Utah State Capitol, Salt Lake City, Utah, January 31, 2013; January 27, 2012; January 27, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 01/31/2013.
  • Introduction to Negotiation, Genetic Counseling Seminar III, Health Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 5 and 7, 2012; November 7, 9, and 16, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 11/07/2012.
  • Collaborative Mediator Training in India, Tanner Humanities Center, Fall 2012 Work-in-Progress Lecture Series, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 6, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 11/06/2012.
  • Mediator Certification, Annual Retreat, ADR Committee of the Administrative Office of the Utah State Courts, Sundance, Utah, October 26, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 10/26/2012.
  • Alternatives to Litigation: A Legal Perspective, Medical Error Disclosures Coaching Skills Workshop, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 10, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 10/10/2012.
  • Managing the Arbitration Process for Efficiency and Economy following the Preliminary Hearing, American Arbitration Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 3, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 10/03/2012.
  • Using Reciprocity Principles in Negotiation, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah, September 25, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 09/25/2012.
  • Introduction to Mediation, New Administrators Orientation, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 10, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 08/10/2012.
  • My Experience of the Media in the Olympic Bid Bribery Scandal, Mass Communication Law COMM 5300-002, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 26, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 07/26/2012.
  • Using Performative, Distributive, Integrative, and Transformative Principles in Negotiation, NAIOP Negotiation Training, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 27, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 06/27/2012.
  • Is There a Fiduciary Elephant in the Mediation Parlor?, Utah Council on Conflict Resolution Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 17, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 05/17/2012.
  • Suggestions for Successful Court-Annexed Mediation, for Stefan Deaconu, Senior Advisor on Legal Issues to the President of Romania, Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 9, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 04/09/2012.
  • Dangers in Mediation: Four Issues of Interest to Attorneys and Mediators, J. Reuben Clark College of Law, 30th Annual State and Local Government Conference, Provo, Utah, March 30, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 03/30/2012.
  • International Commercial Arbitration, Political Science 5610, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 21, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 02/21/2012.
  • Negotiation Workshop, Leadership Development Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 3, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 02/03/2012.
  • Practical Advice for Making Better Settlement Decisions, Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution Section, ADR Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 13, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 10/13/2011.
  • Maximizing Efficiency and Economy in Arbitration: Challenges in the Preliminary Hearing, American Arbitration Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 4, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 10/04/2011.
  • An Overview of Divorce and Family Dispute Mediation, Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 1, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 07/01/2011.
  • Indian Mediator Train-the-Trainer Program, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, May 23-27, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 05/27/2011.
  • Mediation in India, Utah Council on Conflict Resolution Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 20, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 05/20/2011.
  • Conflict Communication, Negotiation, and Mediation, Utah Labor Commission, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 26, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 04/26/2011.
  • The Politics of Water: Global and Local Issues, The Utah Chapter of the Fulbright Association, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 20, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 04/20/2011.
  • LTC Hackworth and His Battalion: Reflections on the Meaning of the Vietnam War, Military Science 3960-001, Carlson Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 1, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 04/01/2011.
  • From Soldier to Mediator: A Story of Repaying Karmic Debt, Operationalising "Getting Past No;" Using Four Kinds of Negotiation in Mediation; and Application of Mediation to Problems of Internal Security, Delhi High Court Mediation and Conciliation Centre, Mansenar, India, December 10-12, 2010. Presentation, Presented, 12/12/2010.
  • Effective Performative Negotiation, Law Review Symposium, Getting to Yes: New Perspectives in Negotiation and Persuasion, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, Mar. 2010. Presentation, Presented, 03/2010.
  • International Commercial Arbitration, International Law Course (Political Science), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Feb. 2010. Presentation, Presented, 02/2010.
  • Introduction to Negotiating Deals and Disputes, IMS AWWA Utility Leadership Forum on Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Utah State Capitol, Salt Lake City, UT, Jan. 2010. Presentation, Presented, 01/2010.
  • Introduction to Negotiation, Genetic Counseling Seminar III, Health Sciences Education Building, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. & Dec. 2009. Presentation, Presented, 12/2009.
  • Drafting Arbitration Awards, Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution Section, Utah Law and Justice Center, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct. 2009. Presentation, Presented, 10/2009.
  • My Journey to the Heart of Mediation, Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution Section, Utah Law and Justice Center, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct. 2009. Presentation, Presented, 10/2009.
  • Vietnam and Iraq, Tenth Annual Hinckley Institute/Huntsman Seminar on Constitutional Government for Teachers, Utah State Capitol Board Room, Salt Lake City, UT, Aug. 2009. Presentation, Presented, 08/2009.
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Skills for a Better Workplace, The Employers Council, Salt Lake City, UT, Feb. & Apr. 2009. Presentation, Presented, 04/2009.
  • Introduction to Arbitration, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT, Nov. 2008. Presentation, Presented, 11/2008.
  • Advanced Mediator Training, United States District Court for the District of Idaho, Boise, ID, Oct. 2008. Presentation, Presented, 10/2008.
  • "Handling Conflict Stories in Performative Mediation, ""Libertarian versus Communitarian Mediation"", ""Deconstructing Mediator Skills in a High-Conflict Mediation"", and ""Using Four Negotiation Strategies in Mediation"", Idaho Mediation Association Annual Conference, Boise, ID, Sept. 2008". Presentation, Presented, 09/2008.
  • The Role of Mediation in Justice Reform, Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution Section and University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, UT, Apr. 2008. Presentation, Presented, 04/2008.
  • Transforming Conflict Narratives into Dialogue in Performative Negotiation, The City Law School's Applied Storytelling Conference, London, England, July 2007. Presentation, Presented, 07/2007.
  • Conflict Resolution through Storytelling, Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution Section, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, UT, Apr. 2007. Presentation, Presented, 04/2007.
  • Various ADR workshops in Mumbai, Bhopal, and Goa, India, Apr. 2007. Presentation, Presented, 04/2007.
  • Mediator Training: Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City, UT, Apr. 2007. Presentation, Presented, 04/2007.
  • Conflict Mediation: A Mediator Looks at War and Killing, 6th Annual William Stafford Symposium, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR, Mar. 2007. Presentation, Presented, 03/2007.
  • "Hearing the Water, Seeing the Fish: Negotiating ""Conflicts from Hell,"" Zions Private Banking, Salt Lake City, UT, Dec. 2006". Presentation, Presented, 12/2006.
  • Ethics in Mediation, Utah State Bar Corporate Counsel Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 2006. Presentation, Presented, 11/2006.
  • Effective Advocacy in Mediation: Advice Mediators Have for Attorneys, Utah State Bar ADR Academy, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct. 2006. Presentation, Presented, 10/2006.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Afghanistan
  • India
  • Iraq