Mediation Competition Teams participate in International ADR Mediation Tournament

11 Mar 2024    

Team members pose with Professor Kristen Blankley at the International ADR Mediation Tournament

Nebraska Law’s Mediation Competition Teams participated in the International ADR Mediation Tournament in Chicago March 7 to March 9, 2024. This competition involved nearly 30 teams from seven countries around the globe.

Nebraska brought two teams of three, plus one alternate, and all students competed. The team members include Chase Stock, Steve Lydick, Murphy Cavanaugh, Ashly Helfrich, Alexandria (Ally) Warneke, Holli Zimmerman, and Scott Smith (l-r). The teams were coached by Professor Kristen Blankley (right).

Warneke won first prize for the attorney/client category on a mixed-school team with a teammate from Loyola Chicago. The team including Cavanaugh, Helfrich, and Lydick placed seventh overall in the mediation category. Additionally, Lydick was named a “Top 10 Mediator” among the more than 80 student competitors.