Karin Hobbs Receives the 2004 Peter W. Billings, Sr. Award
Karin Hobbs, long-time mediator and ADR mentor, received the 2004 Peter W. Billings, Sr. Award for Excellence in ADR at the State Bar's recent Fall Forum on Friday, October 22nd at the Marriott-University Park Hotel. The award honors the legacy of Peter W. Billings, Sr., a pioneer and a champion of the collaborative dispute resolution process and mediation in Utah.
Karin is known by many for her skill as a mediator, and for her talent as a trainer for advocates and neutrals in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Karin has also worked tirelessly for the ADR Section of the Bar from its inception.
Karin's work includes the mediation of over 1000 cases in a variety of subject matters, including property, employment, personal injury, family and construction law. She has been an adjunct professor of ADR at the S. J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. She is also an associate member of the International Academy of Mediators and a previous board member for the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution.
She has trained many attorneys in the art of ADR Advocacy, as well as many neutrals in how to be better mediators and arbitrators.