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Meet the DOJ’s newly appointed director of the Community Relations Service, Grande Lum.
Lum will discuss CRS’ dispute resolution across the United States.
Grande Lum is the Director of the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations
Service (CRS). Mr. Lum was nominated by President Obama and confirmed to a four year term by the United States Senate on June 29, 2012. Mr. Lum’s experience, includes mediation, facilitation, training and leading dispute resolution organizations. Before joining CRS, Mr. Lum served as the Director of the Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Program at the Small Business Administration, and was a clinical professor at the University of California Hastings School of the Law, where he directed its Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. Prior to his tenure at Hastings School of Law, Grande was the founder of Accordence, a dispute resolution training firm; a principal of ThoughtBridge, a mediation firm; and a partner with the consulting firm Conflict Management Incorporated. He was an adjunct professor at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law and co-manager of the Alternative Dispute Resolution externship program at Stanford Law School. Mr. Lum received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.nite
Event is free and open to all. Parking is available in the School of International Service garage located immediately below the building.