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UM Today | Faculty of Law

UM Today | Faculty of Law

July 25, 2022 — 

Contemplating outside the (reward) box, law professor Dr. Jennifer L. Schulz and her fiancé, relatives lawyer Elliott Goszer are giving, rather than getting, a wedding gift to gain legislation learners at their alma mater, the University of Manitoba’s School of Law. The Schulz/Goszer Prize for Option Dispute Resolution in Family Regulation will be given each year to a University of Manitoba regulation college student who writes the most effective Substitute Dispute Resolution-themed paper in an upper year family members regulation class, or the most effective household law-themed paper in an upper 12 months dispute resolution study course.

This subject matter is near and pricey to the hearts of these two Robson Hall alumni. By generating the prize specially for analysis in ADR and relatives law, Schulz [LLB/94] and Goszer [LLB/83] are deliberately recognizing the future of regulation. “There is presently a motion towards  resolving family legislation disputes through a lot more collaborative  and much less adversarial processes” claimed Goszer.

“Today’s people really do not want to have interaction in war with just about every other. Our prize recognizes this by honouring a Robson Hall legislation scholar who brings together loved ones regulation with dispute resolution, creating a study paper that reveals how collaborative dispute resolution procedures can be utilized to solve family members law disputes.” – Prof. Jennifer Schulz

Schulz, who is Affiliate Dean of the Juris Doctor system from July 1, 2022 right until 2024, is an professional in mediation and a professor at Robson Hall because 2004. She teaches Choice Dispute Resolution, Law and Well-known Society, and Torts and Payment Units. Having served as Affiliate Dean of Investigate and Graduate Studies from 2010 to 2012, she is happy to have the present-day prospect to guide with the Faculty’s J.D. program.

A Lover at Levene Tadman Golub Regulation Corporation, Goszer has been an teacher and lecturer, educating the bar admission class in relatives legislation, and has been a guest lecturer at the College of Regulation. He has contributed to legal periodicals and been a participant in panels, lectures and seminars for continuing lawful instruction. He has appeared at all degrees of the courtroom procedure in Manitoba and in the Supreme Courtroom of Canada, and has engaged in all areas of household regulation litigation.

For the duration of her time as a regulation college student, Schulz recollects how she beloved her paper courses which influenced her to pursue a job in lawful academia. “[I] experienced my initial publication as a regulation university student when I wrote a chapter for Prof. Sneiderman’s professional medical law textual content. So, proper after Robson Corridor, I went straight to grad faculty at Cambridge.”

Following articling at Torys LLP in Toronto, Schulz became an Assistant Professor at the College of Windsor’s School of Legislation. On finishing her doctorate at the University of Toronto, she did a fellowship yr at Harvard prior to becoming a member of the College at Robson Hall. “I really like my occupation!” she reported.

Similarly, Goszer’s interest in spouse and children law began at Robson Hall as perfectly, when he took Madam Justice Shawn Greenberg’s Family Legislation class. Soon after using State-of-the-art Relatives Law from his favourite professor, Madam Justice Freda Steel, he determined helping family members in tricky times was what he preferred to do.

Talking on behalf of the Faculty of Regulation, Dr. Richard Jochelson, Dean of Regulation, expressed thanks. “I am grateful for this generous present from Dr. Schulz and Mr. Goszer. Acquiring a latest School member and eminent attorney commit in the potential of university student discovering is a vote of self-assurance in the pupils and their education at Robson Corridor,” he explained. “Students will gain tremendously from this award and they will be motivated by what they find out about ADR in the Household Legislation context. It is so wonderful to see this financial investment in scholar results, and it is encouraging to see our communities make this financial commitment. I hope to see individuals lead to this prize and am psyched to see the scholar winners who arise in upcoming decades.”

To add to this one of a kind reward, remember to check out The Schulz/Goszer Prize for Choice Dispute Resolution in Family Law donation site.