Law Student National Representation in Mediation Competition

The deadline to register for the 2019 Representation in Mediation Competition was January 18, 2019. Registration is now closed. 

The 20th Annual Representation in Mediation Regional Competitions will be scheduled for February and March of 2019. The Finals will be held in conjunction with the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, April 10-11 in Minneapolis, MN.

There are two deadlines for registering for the competition. All teams that register by the Early Bird deadline of December 14th will be placed in a regional according to the priority placement guidance in the Rules. All teams that Register by January 18th will be assigned the remaining regional slots according to the priority guidance.

Regional Host Locations 2019

Law School Host

Dates of Regional

School Location

University of Maryland
Francis King Carey School of Law

February 23-24

Baltimore, MD

UC Berkeley

March 2-3 (tentative)

Berkeley, CA

Benjamin Cardozo School of Law

February 24-25

New York, NY

Mitchell Hamline

March 15 -16

St. Paul, MN

Washington University School of Law

February 23-24

St. Louis, MO

Samford University Cumberland School of Law

February 23-24

Birmingham, AL

American University Washington
College of Law

March 2- 3

Washington, DC


Nationals Host Location 2019




Minneapolis Hyatt Regency
Contact: Ashley Jackson

Minneapolis, MN

April 10-11, 2019

After the ABA receives your entry form we will assign you to a regional and will send you official confirmation of your regional assignment. All Competition Participants Must Read the Rules.

View the 2019 Competition Rules

National Competition

For information on how to volunteer as a Competition Judge or Mediator at the Nationals in Minneapolis, April 10-11, 2019, click HERE

For more information about other ABA Law Student Competitions click HERE.

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