Who We Are, What We Do
The Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program (HNMCP) is an academic program at Harvard Law School focusing on cutting edge work in dispute systems design, negotiation, mediation, facilitation, and conflict engagement. Clients in our Dispute Systems Design Clinic include U.S.-based and international private corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and community groups.
Students enrolled in our Dispute Systems Design Clinic develop critical problem-solving skills, apply theory to practice, and deliver tailored conflict management solutions to our clients.
Become a Client of the HNMCP
Proposals for Fall 2023 projects are due July 14, 2023. Spring 2024 clinic project proposals are due November 16, 2023.
To see a mock proposal, our selection criteria, or FAQs, click here
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us
See a full list of HNMCP clients here
- Spring 2023 Student Spotlight: Valerie Gutmann ’23 & Austin Riddick ’23Valerie and Austin agreed to interview each other about their time at Harvard Law School—how they became interested in dispute resolution, why they think the field is vital to our culture and the legal system today, their passion for helping those in conflict find agency and ownership in problem-solving, the specific ways they found to follow their passions in the work, and how they found community in the field.
- The Fight for Boston’s GLX and CLX: Stakeholder Mapping and Integrative Negotiation – Part IIby Justin Minion ’23 In Part I of this series, I have covered stakeholders battles that would likely be described as “distributive.” For instance, the stakeholder battles between the Conservative … Read more
- Convergence EP11 – Reviewing 2021 for the Law and Dispute ResolutionIn episode 11, host Oladeji Tiamiyu speaks with Amy Schmitz, the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, to review … Read more