Please join the HLS Brazilian Studies Association for our first Coffee Talk of the academic year:
“THE ENHANCEMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS THROUGH MEDIATION & ADR”, with guest-speaker VICTOR SCHACHTER.
Co-sponsored by the HLS Students for the Rule of Law.
COFFEE, PÃO DE QUEIJO (cheese bread) and BRIGADEIRO will be provided!
Victor Schachter is the founder and president of The Foundation for Sustainable Rule of Law Initiatives (FSRI), an NGO dedicated to establishing sustainable mediation centers globally to achieve timely, fair and peaceful conflict resolution in countries with backlogged court systems. He has served extensively as a mediator and as an advocate, representing clients in numerous mediations and arbitrations over his fifty year career. In addition, he has led rule of law and related educational initiatives promoting judicial reform, alternative dispute resolution and judicial case management in India, Brazil, Liberia, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Republic of Georgia, Turkey and Malaysia, among other countries. Mr. Schachter has been honored as a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year for his service in judicial reform, rule of law and mediation building. Previously, he was a litigation partner at Fenwick & West LLP in Silicon Valley, California for 17 years.