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2022 Annual Awards

2022 Annual Awards

Thursday, March 2, 2023
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)

Event Details

The CPR Institute’s Awards Program honors outstanding scholarship and practical achievement in the field of alternative dispute resolution.  Award criteria focuses on processes, techniques, systems, commitment, and scholarship which address the resolution, prevention or creative management of major disputes involving public or business institutions between corporations, between government and corporations, or among multiple parties. The review committee comprises judges and lawyers from leading corporations, top law firms and academic institutions across the U.S.

The 2022 Annual Awards will be presented at CPR’s 2023 Annual Meeting on March 2, 2023. The nomination submission deadline was November 18, 2022.

Annual Awards Categories

Book Award
A Book published by academics and other professionals during the publication period (November 2021-October 2022) that advances understanding in the field of ADR.  Books must be submitted in pdf or similar format.  We regret that we cannot accept hard copy submissions.

James F. Henry Award
Beginning in 2002, the James F. Henry Award honors outstanding achievement by individuals for distinguished, sustained contributions to the field of ADR. Candidates for the James F. Henry Award will be evaluated for leadership, innovation and sustaining commitment to the field.

Joseph T. McLaughlin Original Student Article or Paper
Joseph T. McLaughlin Original Student Article or Paper on events or issues in the field of ADR in November 2021-October 2022. Outstanding papers prepared for courses requiring papers as substantial part of grade must be recommended for submission by professor.

Professional Article & Short Article
Professional Article & Short Article published by academics and other professionals in November 2021-October 2022 that advance understanding in the field of ADR.

Other CPR Institute Awards

Outstanding Contribution to Diversity in ADR 
Recognizes a person or organization who has contributed significantly to diversity in the alternative dispute resolution field. Submissions are reviewed by a panel consisting of past winners, along with CPR’s Co-Chairs of the National Task Force on Diversity and CPR’s President. The submission deadline was December 16, 2022.

James P. Groton Award for Outstanding Leadership in Dispute Prevention
Recognizes a person or organization who has contributed significantly to the development and/or practice of dispute prevention. The submission deadline was December 16, 2022.

CPR Partner of the Year
Given to that member who has made outstanding contributions to the thought leadership of the CPR Institute, who has shown exceptional engagement with CPR’s activities, and who has demonstrated meaningful commitment to CPR’s mission of dispute prevention and resolution.

For More Information:

Helena Tavares Erickson
Helena Tavares Erickson
Senior Vice President, Dispute Resolution Services &... CPR Dispute Resolution Services 16467538237
2022 Annual Awards Judges

David H. Burt
David H. Burt, Esq.

Robert F. Copple
Copple & Associates, P.C.

Edward A. Dauer
University of Denver College of Law

Betsy A. Hellmann
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Homer La Rue
Howard University School of Law

Michael McIlwrath
GE Oil & Gas

Judith P. Meyer
J.P. Meyer Associates/Commercial Dispute Solutions

Hernando Otero
American University Washington College of Law Center on International Commercial Arbitration

Bennett G. Picker
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

Sharon Press
Hamline University School of Law

Donald Rose
Donald Rose Dispute Resolution

Gail Silverstein
UC College of the Law, San Francisco

Elizabeth S. Stong
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of NY

S.I. Strong
University of Sydney Law School

Harry Trueheart III
Nixon Peabody LLP

CPR Liaison:
Helena Tavares Erickson
Senior Vice President, Dispute Resolution Services and Corporate Secretary