Sheila Purcell is the Director of UC Hastings’ Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. She teaches ADR Systems Design at UC Hastings and has taught ADR Policy classes both at Hastings and Berkeley Law School since 1996. Prior to joining Hastings she designed and directed the Multi-option ADR Project at the San Mateo Superior Court, involving distinct programs for Civil, Complex Litigation, Family, Small Claims, Probate and Juvenile ADR. Her publications include co-authoring and contributing to a Bench Guide on ADR, Guide to Court Related ADR and an ADR Handbook for Judges. She initiated a court ADR technical assistance project with the American Bar Association. In addition to hosting delegations from around the world, she has taught, trained and consulted in China, Bosnia, Hong Kong, India, Italy, the Netherlands and Singapore, and has assisted the Ministry of Justice of Slovenia with ADR legislation and implementation training.