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Jeff has worked extensively with the Institute for the Study and Development of Legal Systems (ISDLS), a California nonprofit organization that worked in legal reform in forty-four countries.  Jeff served on the ISDLS board and as a delegate in many of ISDLS's legal-reform projects.  

  • India, March 2007
       ISDLS Project Director, City Civil Courts Mediation Centre, 
       High Court of Karnataka, Bangalore.
  • India, November 2005
       Advisor, Tis Hazari district court Mediation Center, Delhi.
  • India and Bangladesh, April 2002
       Speeches and panel discussions on alternative dispute resolution in Ahmedabad, India and Dhaka, 
  • Malaysia, October 2001
  • Speeches and panel discussions on case management and ADR before Malaysian judicial officers in Kuala Lumpur; before faculty of the International Islamic University of Malaysia, Gombak; and before bar associations in Kota Kinabulu and Kuching, Borneo.  
  • Bangladesh, April 2000
  • Member, ISDLS delegation on judicial reform. Presentations to Supreme Court judges and members of the Dhaka bar. 
  • Hong Kong, April 2000
  • Panelist appearing before members of the Hong Kong bar association on ADR techniques and case management. 
  • Pakistan and Bangladesh, October 2000
  • Lecturer at judicial training programs in Lahore, Pakistan and Dhaka and Chittagong, Bangladesh.  
  • Bangladesh, December 1999
  • Member, ISDLS delegation on judicial reform; meetings with judges and members of the Ministry of Law, Law Commission, and Bar Council in Dhaka.
  • India, September – October 1996
  • Member, American Legal Delegation participating in a national assessment of India’s civil justice system. Lectures and meetings with study groups and bar associations in Chenai, Calcutta, Hyderabad, and Mumbai.

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